UWC Eligibility requirements 2024-2025

By | August 5, 2022

UWC Eligibility requirements 2024-2025

UWC Eligibility requirements 2024-2025

UWC Eligibility requirements 2024-2025

Welcome to our blog post on the University of the Western Cape’s eligibility requirements for this academic year. Here, we’ll list the various requirements applicants must fulfill in order to be given a chance to enroll in the university.

General Requirements for Admission to UWC

  • Bachelor’s Degree Admission Requirements: A National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate achievement, 50-59 percent) or better in four subjects selected from the following acknowledged 20-credit NSC subjects (known as the “designated subject list”) is the minimum admission requirement.
  • Admission requirements for a diploma: A National Senior Certificate with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate achievement, 40–49 percent) or higher in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects, as certified by Umalusi, is the minimal requirement for admission.
  • Admission Requirements for Higher Certificates: A National Senior Certificate issued by Umalusi is the minimal requirement for admission.

The Admission Point System (APS) for UWC are listed below.

NSC Level Percentage Points for English (*) Points for Maths or Maths Lit Points for Life Orientation Points for each Other Subject
8 90-100% 15 15 3 8
7 80-89% 13 13 3 7
6 70-79% 11 11 2 6
5 60-69% 9 9 2 5
4 50-59% 7 7 2 4
3 40-49% 5 5 1 3
2 30-39% 3 3 1 2
1 20-29% 1 1 1 1
less than 20% 0 0 0 0

(*) – In this context, “English” refers to either English as a first language or English as a second language; second additional languages would be classified under “other subjects.”

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