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International Entry Requirements

See the international qualification tables for information on how to apply with your GCE O and A levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and other country specific qualifications.

Degree entry requirements

Advanced Levels

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science44157English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law36697English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting44137English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences43078English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health45027English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science40867English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering36777English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science441525English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366925English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting441325English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430726English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450225English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Social Science408625English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367725English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL), Math and Physical Science pass

Namibia HIGSCE

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science441518English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366918English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting441318English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430716English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450218English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science408618English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367718English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level).

*A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

SAT

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
 Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600) 
Bachelor of Business Science441517101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366917101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting)441317101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430717101230English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450217101210English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science408617101210English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367717101230English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Foundation Programme entry requirements

If you don’t meet the minimum requirements, our Foundation Programme could help you reach your dreams.

Ordinary Levels

StreamMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Business Stream6 O Level passes (only C and above considered passes)English and Math pass
Law StreamEnglish and Math pass
Information Technology StreamEnglish and Math pass
Health StreamEnglish Pass
Social Science StreamEnglish Pass
Science StreamEnglish, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Best 6 academic subjects only. Minimum English language requirement met by C grade in O Level English (English or English Literature).

Examinations taken in maximum 2 sittings.

WAEC

StreamMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Business Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Law Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Information Technology Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Health Stream6English Pass
Social Science Stream6English Pass
Science Stream5English, Math and Physical Science: A – C pass

Notes: Average score from a maximum of nine subjects and a minimum of eight subjects. Score grades as follows: A1=1, B2=2, B3=3, C4=4, C5=5, C6=6, D7=7, D8=8, F9=0

If average ends in decimal point then score should be rounded down. For example, an average of 4.9 should be rounded down to 4. 

SAT

DegreeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
 Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600) 
Business Stream16001200English and Math pass
Law Stream16001200English and Math pass
Information Technology Stream16001200English and Math pass
Health Stream16001200English Pass
Social Science Stream16001200English Pass
Science Stream16001200English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Minimum English language requirement met by:

  • C grade in GCE O Level subjects:  English Language OR Literature in English, OR
  • C grade in GCE AS Level subjects: General Paper, English language, OR Language and Literature in English (previously known as Language and Literature) OR Literature in English, OR
  • E grade in GCE A Level subjects: English language or Literature in English, English language proficiency Tests met by:
  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
  • TOEFL
    • Paper Based TOEFL: Total  score of at least 550 with a TWE score of 4.5 or more 
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Total score of 79 with a  score of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking

Need help with your application?

If you need help applying for your course, course advice or want to prepare for study in South Africa (including visas) please contact an International Student Liaison Officer on +27 11 950 4019 or by email. Our team can also provide details about the education agent in your home country.

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