University of Venda Admission Requirements

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) admission requirements for the admission of undergraduate and postgraduate students have been released.

The management of the University of Venda (UNIVEN) has released the undergraduate and postgraduate admission requirements. The admission entry requirements cover for both South African and International students who wish to study at the University of Venda.

UNIVEN General Admission Requirements

Degree: The minimum admission requirement 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. In addition, applicants must have 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: The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) 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.

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

UNIVEN Scoring scale

Calculation of Admission Point Score (APS)

Matric
NSC level
Percentage
Score
A+
7
90 – 100
9.0 – 10
A
7
80 – 89
8.0 – 8.9
B
6
70 -79
7.0 -7.9
C
5
60 – 69
6.0 – 6.9
D
4
50 – 59
5.0 – 5.9
E
3
40 – 49
4.0 – 4.9
F
2
30 – 39
0
G
1
0 – 29
0

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

For programme specific admission requirements, CLICK HERE.

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