University of the Western Cape Admission Requirements

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University of the Western Cape UWC Admission Requirements 2022

University of the Western Cape Admission Requirements 2022 – See Details Below:

General Criteria for Admission to the University

For the Bachelor’s Degree:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the following recognized 20-credit NSC subjects (known as the ‘designated subject list’): Accounting, Agricultural Sciences, Business Studies, Dramatic Arts, Economics, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, History, Consumer Studies, Information Technology, Languages (one language of learning and teaching at a higher education institution and two other recognized language subjects), Life Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Music, Physical Sciences, Religion Studies, Visual Arts.

For the Diploma:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects.

For the Higher Certificate:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi​.

The Point System

For admission to degree and diploma programmes, UWC will use a weighted system for calculating points, stated as follows:
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

(*) – ‘English’ here refers to either English home language or English first additional language, not second additional language, which would rather fall under ‘other subjects’

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