School Of Social Sciences Admission Requirements

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The School is guided by the General Rules of the University and the Faculty.

Bachelors degree

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Grade 12 Senior Certificate with university exemption is required for admission.
  • Students could be admitted through recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Admission into the School will be according to the following Admission Point Score (APS):
 

+27 (0) 15 268 2601 / 2117

School

Possible Career
Opportunities

Years of Study

 

Required Subjects

Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy

English

Four (4) Additional subjects

One (1) Additional Language

APS

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Arts

  • Cultural Officer
  • Records Officer
  • Knowledge Management
    Officer
  • Community Development
    Officer
  • History Teacher

3

2
(30-39%)
OR
4
(50-59%)

4
(50-59%)

4
(50-59%)

 

 

4
(50-59%)

22/24

 

Possible Career
Opportunities

Years of Study

 

Required Subjects

Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy

English

Four (4)
Additional subjects

APS

 

 Bachelor of Social Work               

  • Social Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Employee Assistance
    Practitioner (EAP)

4

2
(30-39%)
OR
4
(50-59%)

4
(50-59%)

 

4
(50-59%)

 

22/24

Bachelor of Psychology

  • Psychometrist
  • Counsellor: (Trauma)
  • Employee Assistance
    Practitioner (EAP)
  • Counsellor (guidance)

4

2
(30-39%)
OR
4
(50-59%)

4
(50-59%)

4
(50-59%)

22/24

The minimum requirement for Mathematics is level 2 and Mathematical Literacy is level 4

PLEASE NOTE

  • Admission into the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Bachelor of Psychology degrees is subject to a written selection test.
  • Life orientation is not part of the four additional subjects.