University Of Venda International students admission requirements

University Of Venda International students admission requirements

Requirements for Admission
Requirements for Admission to Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programmes for International Students in SA Universities 

  • International Students are not admitted into all programmes and it is for this reason that certain programmes are omitted from the list below.
  • Applicants can be directly admitted if they meet the minimum criteria prescribed by the Joint Matriculation Board of Universities SA  http://www.he-enrol.ac.za/mb/forpres.htm and the School Points Score (SPS) as indicated below.
  • Important to note not all subjects are recognized for exemption purposes and this information is regularly updated on the JMB website.
  • IPS system allocates point values to the six best schools leaving symbols in order to:
  • Identify whether the applicant meets the minimum criteria prescribed by the JMB;
  • Identify whether the applicant meets the grade requirements (see notes below);
  • Identify whether the applicant meets the compulsory school leaving subjects;
  • Identify whether the applicant meets the English language requirement;
  • Limitations to programmes are annually set by the enrolment planning process;
  • International students are only accepted for full-time studies;
  • All international students are tested before registration using CAAR access assessment for research purposes, where applicable developmental recommendations are provided to the appropriate persons in Faculties;
  • The foreign school qualification is benchmarked against the South African school leaving certificate as the standard. The University may add additional requirements for specific programmes.
  • Applicants from SADC countries only offering GCSE or O level need to have a 1 year in their home country University in order to qualify for the entry in the SA University
  • For postgraduate student it is required that you submit your SAQA Certificate when submitting your application

For the final selection and scoring the following conversion table of International School systems apply:

POINTS NSC Ach
Level and %
Sen Cert HG Sen Cert SG HIGCSE NSSC IGCSE O-level A-level* AS-level IB HL IB SL KCSE
12 A
11 B
10
9 C
8 7 (90-100%) A 1 A 7 A+,A
7 7 (80-89%) B 2 D B 6 A-
6 6 (70-79%) C A 3 A E C 5 7 B+
5 5 (60-69%) D B B D 4 6 B, B-
4 4 (50-59%) E C C E 5 C+
3 3 (40-49%) F D 4
2 2 (30-39%) E
1 or 0 1 (0-29%) F

 

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