University of the Witwatersrand Admission Requirements 2022

By | May 24, 2021

University of the Witwatersrand Admission Requirements 2022

University of the Witwatersrand Admission Requirements 2022 – See Details Below:

Admission Requirements

The minimum Matric requirements (National Senior Certificate) for admission to the Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate programme is 36 points. For non NSC matriculants – minimum of 60% at the Higher Grade obtained for Mathematics, Physical Science and English.

Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission.

A candidate who has successfully completed courses in Chemistry and Physics at the University or other institution recognized by the Senate for this purpose may be deemed by the Senate to have obtained a pass in Physical Science at a Higher Grade.

B: This is a guideline only. Meeting the requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.

Wits tabulates the points score for all subjects on the following basis:

  • That English must be taken either as Home Language or as 1st Additional Language.
  • Mathematics is compulsory for all numerate programmes in Engineering and the Built Environment, Commerce, Law and Management, and Science.
  • Maths Literacy is accepted for some degrees (see Admission Requirements (NSC)).
  • Wits does not distinguish between designated vs non-designated subjects when calculating the admission point score (APS)
  • The APS calculation is based on the best seven subjects including Life Orientation
NSC Scale of Achievement NSC% Wits APS Wits APS% Wits APS for Maths & English Wits APS for Life Orientation Wits APS for Other subjects
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
80-99
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
8
7
6
5
4
3
0
0
90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
8 + 2=10
7 + 2=9
6 + 2=8
5 + 2=7
4
3
0
0
4
3
2
1
0
0
0
0
8
7
6
5
4
3
0
0

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