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University of the Western Cape (UWC) Admission Requirements | University of the Western Cape Admission all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated.

The UWC Admission Requirements is out Online… All University of the Western Cape Prospective Students who wish to study in any faculty that UWC offers are expected to check the Minimum Entry Requirements for courses below.

The Management of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) has stated that all Applicants are to take notes of these Admission Requirements before Applying for Admission.

University of the Western Cape (UWC) Admission Requirements

For more information and inquiries about the University of the Western Cape admission entry requirements,

General Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) Bachelors pass – an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the recognised 20 credit NSC subjects (known as the designated subject list).

UWC Points System

For admission to degree and diploma programmes UWC uses a weighted system for calculating points. In order to be admitted to degree studies the candidate should have attained a minimum number of points. Refer to each programme on the reverse side of this pamphlet to determine the number of points required. The attached table indicates how points are allocated.

Faculty Admissions Criteria
FACULTY OF COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SCIENCES
UWC Points: Programmes

BSc Complementary Health Sciences

  • Minimum of 30 UWC points
  • Maths Code 4 OR Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4 AND Physical Sciences Code 3

Bachelor of Social Work

  • Minimum of 30 UWC points
  • English (home lang) Code 4 OR English (first additional language) Code 5
  • Another lang (home or first additional) Code 4
  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 4

BA Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science

  • Minimum of 30 UWC points
  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 4

BSc Dietetics/BSc Sport and Exercise Science

  • Minimum of 33 UWC points
  • Maths Code 4 OR Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4

BSc Occupational Therapy

  • Minimum of 33 UWC points
  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 5
  • Life Sciences Code 4

BSc Physiotherapy

  • Minimum of 39 UWC points
  • Maths Code 4 OR Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4 AND Physical Sciences Code 4

B Nursing

  • Minimum of 30 UWC points
  • Maths Code 4 OR Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4

BSc Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

  • Minimum of 30 UWC points
  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4 AND Physical Sciences Code 3
FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
UWC Points: Minimum of 30 UWC points

Programmes – 3 Year Stream

  • B Admin
  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 5

B Com B Com (Part Time) B Com (Financial Accounting) B Com (Law)

  • Maths Code 4

B Com Accounting

  • Maths Code 4 AND Accounting Code 5 OR
  • Maths Code 5

Programmes – 4 Year Stream

  • B Com
  • English Code 3 AND Another language Code 3 (home or first additional language)
  • Maths Code 2 OR Maths Literacy Code 6

B Com Accounting

  • English Code 3 AND Another language Code 3 (home or first additional language)
  • Maths Code 3 AND Accounting Code 4 OR
  • Maths Code 4
FACULTY OF ARTS
UWC Points: Minimum of 32 UWC points

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)
  • Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

BA Degree majors (Arts subjects)

  • • Afrikaans en Nederlands
  • • Afrikaans vir Taalprofessies
  • • Anthropology
  • • Arabic
  • • Classical Culture
  • • English
  • • Ethics
  • • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • • French
  • • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • • German
  • • History
  • • Industrial Psychology
  • • Language and Communication Studies
  • • Latin
  • • Psychology
  • • Philosophy
  • • Political Studies
  • • Sociology
  • • Theological Studies
  • • Tourism Studies
  • • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • • Xhosa Studies
  • • Xhosa Language Acquisition
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

UWC Points:

  • Minimum of 33 UWC points for 3 year stream
  • Minimum of 27 UWC points for 4 year stream

Programmes – 3 Year Stream

  • BSc Environmental and Water Science
  • BSc Biotechnology
  • BSc Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
  • Maths Code 4/Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences Code 4

BSc Medical Biosciences

  • Maths Code 4
  • Life Sciences Code 4

BSc Chemical Sciences; BSc Applied Geology

  • Maths Code 4
  • Physical Sciences Code 4

BSc Mathematical & Statistical Science; BSc Computer Science

  • Maths Code 5 AND
  • Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences OR Information Technology Code 4

BSc Physical Science

  • Maths Code 5
  • Physical Sciences Code 4

Bachelor of Phar-macy

  • 38 UWC points
  • Maths Code 4
  • Physical Sciences AND Life Sciences Code 4
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Programmes – 4 Year Stream BSc Environmental and Water Science; BSc Biotechnology; BSc Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

  • Maths Code 3
  • Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences Code 3

BSc Medical Biosciences

  • Maths Code 3
  • Life Sciences Code 3

BSc Chemical Sciences; BSc Applied Geology

  • Maths Code 3
  • Physical Sciences Code 3

BSc Mathematical & Statistical Science; BSc Computer Science; BSc Physical Science

  • Maths Code 4 AND
  • Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences Code 3 OR
  • Information Technology Code 4
FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
UWC Points:

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS/BChD)

  • Minimum of 40 UWC points

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)

  • Minimum of 27 UWC points

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS/BChD)

  • Maths Code 4
  • Physical Sciences AND Life Sciences Code 4

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)

  • Maths Code 3 OR Maths Literacy Code 4
  • Life Sciences Code 4
FACULTY OF LAW

Minimum of 37 UWC points for 4 year stream Minimum of 32 UWC points for 5 year stream

Programmes

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (4 year stream)

  • Maths Code 4 OR
  • Maths Literacy Code 4

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (5 year stream)

  • Maths Code 3 OR
  • Maths Literacy Code 3
FACULTY OF EDUCATION

UWC Points: Minimum of 33 UWC points

Programmes

BEd Languages and Life Orientation BEd Languages and Mathematics BEd Languages and Social Sciences

  • English OR Afrikaans OR Xhosa Code 4 (home language) OR English OR Afrikaans OR Xhosa Code 5 (first additional language) AND BEd Languages and Life Orientation
  • Life Orientation Code 4 AND Maths OR Maths Literacy Code 3

BEd Languages and Mathematics

  • Maths Code 4 OR
  • Maths Literacy Code 6

BEd Languages and Social Sciences

  • History Code 4 AND
  • Geography Code 4 AND
  • Maths OR Maths Literacy Code 3

BEd Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • English OR Afrikaans OR Xhosa Code 4 (home or first additional language) ANDAnother language Code 3 (home or first additional language)
  • Maths Code 4 OR
  • Maths Literacy Code 6 AND
  • Life Sciences OR Physical Sciences Code 4

BEd Foundation Phase Teaching

  • English Code 4 (home or first additional language)
  • Another language Code 4 (home or first additional language) AND
  • Maths Code 3 OR
  • Maths Literacy Code 5

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