University of Venda, Univen Admission Requirements 2020/2021

Here is the admission requirements into the University of Venda, Univen 2020/2021. See details on University of Venda, Univen admission requirements 2020/2021.

This article is going to contain the full list of all the undergraduate and Postgraduate courses and their general admission requirements. Before an applicant can be given admission into Univen to study a programme at any first degree or second degree, such applicant must have the following requirements for successful admission.

University of Venda, Univen

UNIVERSITY OF VENDA ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

There are specific matric exemption requirements an applicant must meet to study at any South African university. If you completed school in or after 2008, and have a National Senior Certificate (NSC), you must meet the following requirements to apply for admission to a Bachelor’s degree at any South African university:

Degree:
  • The minimum admission requirement into any South Africa University is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the recognised 20-credit NSC subjects.
  • A minimum point score of 26.
  • A grade 12 certificate with a bachelor or matric exemption is required if grade 12 has been achieved.
Diploma:
  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) is the minimum requirement as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate achievement, 40-49%) or better in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects.
Certificate:
  • The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi.

Applicants are required to have the appropriate combinations of recognised National Senior Certificate subjects as well as certain levels of achievement in these subjects to be considered for admission to specific programmes.

Scoring scale for 2020: Univen APS Calculator

Calculation of admission point score

MatricNSC levelPercentageScore
A+790 – 1009.0 – 10
A780 – 898.0 – 8.9
B670 -797.0 -7.9
C560 – 696.0 – 6.9
D450 – 595.0 – 5.9
E340 – 494.0 – 4.9
F230 – 39
G10 – 29

N.B. Achievement of the minimum requirements is not a guarantee of admission into any programme. The minimum points for admission to a bachelor’s degree study are 26 and can be reviewed by the Senate from time to time.

UNIVERSITY OF VENDA COURSE SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

School of Agriculture

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • NSC 26 + Achievement level 4 in Mathematics and Physical Sciences and in either Life Sciences or Agricultural Sciences
4 years
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Animal Science
  • Forestry
  • Horticultural Sciences
  • Plant Production
  • Soil Science
  • Same as above
4 years
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
  • NSC 32 + achievement level 5 in Mathematics and Physical Sciences as well as achievement level 4 in English and in either Life Sciences or Agricultural Sciences
4 years
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • NSC 32 + achievement level 6 in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences or Agriculture as well as achievement level 4 in English
4 years

 

School of Environmental Sciences

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Environmental Sciences
  • NSC 32 + 50% for English, 40% for Mathematics and Physical Sciences AND 50% for one of Life Sciences, Geography or Agricultural Sciences
3 years
Bachelor of Earth Sciences in Mining and Environmental Geology
  • NSC 35 + 50% pass in English HG, 60% pass in Mathematics and Physical Sciences and an adequate achievement in at least three of these subjects – Agricultural Sciences, Accounting, Life Sciences, Economics and Geography
4 years
Bachelor of Earth Sciences in Hydrology and Water Resources
  • NSC 35 + 60% pass in English HG, 50% pass in Mathematics, 60% pass in Physical Sciences and an adequate achievement in at least three of these subjects – Agricultural Sciences, Accounting, Life Sciences, Economics and Geography
4 years
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
  • NSC 35 + 50% pass in English HG, 60% pass in Mathematics, 60% pass in Physical Sciences and an adequate achievement in at least three of these subjects – Agricultural Sciences, Accounting, Life Sciences, Economics and Geography
4 years

School of Health Sciences

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Nursing
  • NSC 35 + substantial achievement in Life Sciences and English + selection test
4 years
BSc in Nutrition
  • NSC 34 + adequate achievement in  Life Sciences, English, Mathematics and Physical Sciences or Agricultural Sciences
4 years
BSc in Biokinetics
  • NSC 34 + adequate achievement in Life Sciences, English and Physical Sciences
4 years
BSc in Exercise and Sports Science
  • NSC 34 + adequate achievement in Life Sciences, English and Physical Sciences
4 years
BSc in Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • NSC 34 + adequate achievement in English
4 years
Bachelor of Nursing Science in Education, Management and Community
  • NSC + registered nurse with South African Nursing Council
3 years
Bachelor of Psychology
  • NSC 36 + adequate achievement in English + selection test
4 years
Advanced Diploma in Sports Management
  • Matric exemption, at least 5 years working experience with sports bodies/athletes, higher degree in any field
1 year

School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Science Foundation Programme
  • NSC 26 with a bachelors pass achievement rating of 3 (40-49) or better in matric English, Mathematics, Sciences, and any other related subject as judged by responsible departments
1 year
Bachelor of Science (BSc)

  • – Biochemistry and Microbiology (BScBCM)
  • – Biochemistry and Biology (BScBCB)
  • – Microbiology and Botany (BScMB)
  • – Biodiversity and Conservation (BScBDC)
  • – Botany and Zoology (BScBZ)
  • – Computer Sciences (BScCS)
  • – Computer Science and Mathematics (BScCOM)
  • – Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (BScMAM)
  • – Financial Mathematics and Applied Mathematics  (BScFMA)
  • – Mathematics and Statistics (BScMST)
  • – Statistics and Economics (BScSTE)
  • – Mathematics and Physics (BScMP)
  • – Physics and Chemistry (BScPC)
  • – Chemistry and Applied Chemistry (BScCAC)
  • – Chemistry and Mathematics (BScCM)
  • – Chemistry and Biochemistry (BScCHB)
  • NSC 34 + adequate achievement in Mathematics and Physical Sciences
3 years
  • Diploma in Freshwater Technology
  • NSC 24 with Diploma + 30% in English, (40-49%) in 4 of the recognised 20 credit
  • NSC subjects and 50% in either Life Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Physical Sciences or Geography
3 years

School of Human and Social Sciences

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies)
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in English or African Languages
3 years
Bachelor of Arts (Development Studies)
  • NCS 26 + adequate achievement in History or Economics
3 years
Bachelor of Arts Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • NCS 26 + adequate achievement in English
4 years
Bachelor of Arts in Language Practice
  • NCS 26 + adequate achievement in African Language and English
4 years
Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in History or Economics and English
3 years
Bachelor of Arts, Youth in Development
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in English
4 years
Certificate in Music
  • NSC + adequate achievement in English
1 year
Bachelor of Social Work with the following streams:
BSWAP (Anthropology)
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in English level 4
4 years
BSWPS  (Psychology)
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in English level 4
4 years
BSWSA (Sociology)
  • NSC 26 + adequate achievement in English level 4
4 years

School of Management Sciences

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Administration
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement in English and moderate achievement level in any three subjects
3 years
Bachelor of Commerce (In various disciplines)
Accounting Sciences
  • NSC 35 + adequate achievement level in English and Mathematics
4 years
Accounting
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English and Accounting or Mathematics
3 years
Business Information Systems
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English and moderate achievement in Mathematics and in any of these subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and Information Technology or Computer Studies
3 years
Business Management
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English and Business Studies plus moderate achievement in two of these  subjects: Accounting, Economics, Information Technology and Mathematics
3 years
ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Cost and Management Accounting
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English and Accounting or Mathematics
3 years
Economics
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English and Economics or Mathematics plus moderate achievement in any two of these subjects: Accounting, Business Studies and Information Technology
3 years
Human Resources and Labour Relations
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English  plus moderate achievement in two of these subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, Information Technology and Mathematics
3 years
Industrial  Psychology
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English  plus moderate achievement in two of these subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, Information Technology and Mathematics
3 years
Tourism Management
  • NSC 32 + adequate achievement level in English plus moderate achievement in any two of these subjects: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy Geography, History and Tourism
3 years
Extended degree programmes
  • Any student who does not qualify for the degree programme of his/her choice and has met requirements for a bachelor’s degree in Grade 12 or has completed matric with university exemption plus an APS of 28 – 31 (excluding Life Orientation) may be considered for admission into the extended programmes
  • Duration of such programmes is 4 years
  • NB: Only a limited number of students may be admitted into the extended programmes
4 years

School of Law

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Baccalaureus Legum (LLB)
  • NSC 38 (excluding Life Orientation) + a minimum of 60% in English
4 years
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • NSC 34 (excluding Life Orientation) + a minimum of 50% in English
3 years

School of Education

ProgrammesAdmission requirementsDuration
Bachelor of Education Foundation Phase
  • NSC 36 + adequate achievement in English Level 4 (50%-59%)

OR

  • A Senior Certificate (SC) and completion of Level 5 in ECE or N6 in Educare/Higher Diploma in ABET/ACE in the relevant field leading to specialisation
4 years
Bachelor of Education Further Education and Training
  • NSC 36 + adequate achievement in English Level 4 (50-59)
4 years
BEDFET streams These are the streams offered with their respective admission requirements:
NOCODE AND MAJOR SUBJECTS REQUIREDADMISSION  REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1BEDABI (Agriculture 3 + Biology 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Agriculture and Biology
4 years
2BEDACO (Accounting 3 + Computer Science 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) English, Accounting and Computer Science
4 years
3BEDAFA (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or  Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Accounting 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Accounting and one African Language
4 years
4BEDAFB (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Business Management 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Business Management and one African Language
4 years
5BEDAFE (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + English 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and one African Language
4 years
6BEDAFG (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Geography 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Geography and one African Language
4 years
7BEDAFH (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + History 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, History and one African Language
4 years
8BEDAFM (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Mathematics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and one African Language
4 years
9BEDAFO (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Economics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Economics and one African Language
4 years
10BEDAFP (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Psychology (Life Orientation) 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Life Orientation and one African Language
4 years
11BEDAFR (Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or Isiswati 3 or Northern Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Agriculture 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Agriculture and One African Language
4 years
12BEDALF (Isiswati 3 or Tshivenda 3 or Xitsonga 3 or North Sotho 3 or Isindebele 3 + Biology 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Biology (Life Sciences) and one African Language
4 years
13BEDAOG (Economics 3 + Agriculture 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Economics and Agriculture
4 years
14BEDAON (Agriculture 3 + Economics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Economics and Agriculture
4 years
15BEDBAF Business Management 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga 2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Business Management and one African Language
4 years
16BEDBAG (Biology 3 + Agriculture 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Biology (Life Sciences) and Agriculture
4 years
17BEDBEH (Biology 3 + English 2 or History 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and Biology (Life Sciences) or History
4 years
18BEDBMA (Biology 3 + Mathematics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Biology (Life Sciences) and Mathematics
4 years
19BEDCAC (Computer Science 3 + Accounting 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Accounting and Computes Sciences
4 years
20BEDCMA (Computer Science 3 + Mathematics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Computer Sciences and Mathematics
4 years
21BEDEAF (English 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga 2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and one African Language
4 years
22BEDEHI (English 3 + History 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and History
4 years
23BEDEOA (English 3 + Economics 2 or Accounting 2 or Business Management 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and Accounting or Economics or Business Management
4 years
24BEDESG (English 3 + Mathematics 2 or Physics 2 or Geography 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and Mathematics or Physics or Geography
4 years
25BEDGAF (Geography 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga 2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Geography and one African Language
4 years
26BEDHAF (History 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga 2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, History and one African Language
4 years
27BEDHEN (History 3 + English 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and History
4 years
28BEDLAF (Biology 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Biology (Life Sciences) and one African Language
4 years
29BEDMAF (Mathematics 3 + Isiswati 2 or Tshivenda 2 or Xitsonga 2 or North Sotho 2 or Isindebele 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and one African Language
4 years
30BEDMBI (Mathematics 3 + Biology 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Biology (Life Sciences)
4 years
31BEDMCH (Mathematics 3 + Chemistry 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Physics
4 years
32BEDMCO (Mathematics 3 + Computer Science 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Computer Science
4 years
33BEDMEA (Mathematics 3 + Economics 2 or Accounting 2 or Business Management 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Accounting or Economics or Business Management
4 years
34BEDMPG (Mathematics 3 or Physics 3 or Geography 3)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and Mathematics or Physics or Geography
4 years
35BEDMPS Mathematics 3 + Psychology (Life Orientation) 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Life Orientation
4 years
36BEDOAB (Economics 3 or Accounting 3 or Business Management 3)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English and two of the following: Accounting, Economics and Business Management
4 years
37BEDOAF (Mathematics 3 + Psychology (Life Orientation) 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Life Orientation
4 years
38BEDOAM (Economics 3 or Accounting 3 or Business Management 3 + Mathematics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Accounting or Economics or Business Management
4 years
39BEDPMA (Psychology (Life Orientation) 3 + Mathematics 2)
  • NSC 36 + Level 4 (50-59) in English, Mathematics and Life Orientation
4 years
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