SU Courses and requirements 2022: Each course and programme at the Stellenbosch University SU has varying Admission Entry Requirements which must be met in order to gain entry at SU – On this page, you will learn more about the SU Courses and entry requirements, Admission and Application requirements for the Stellenbosch University SU in the current academic year.
Stellenbosch University SU Entry Requirements – Application requirements
The Stellenbosch University SU Admission requirements vary depending on the type of course that you’re applying for, the academic level, and your nationality. This is mainly because universities are allowed to set their entry requirements based on their own preferences or internal policies. They set the entry requirements for each course to ensure you have the right skills and knowledge to successfully complete the course.
The Stellenbosch University SU admission requirements are made to assess your suitability for the course you’re applying for. In Fact, the application process highly depends on matching with entry requirements and therefore you must pay extra attention to this section.
Stellenbosch University SU courses and requirements
Although this page will provide you with useful information to familiarize yourself with what is needed to gain entry into Stellenbosch University SU courses, It’s important you understand the qualifications needed for the course you wish to pursue.
For detailed information on the SU specific courses and programme entry requirements please:
- Download SU courses and entry requirements pdf here
- Download and view SU courses and entry requirements for international applicants
- SU Admission Requirements
Below are the admission entry requirements for various programs at the Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch University SU General Application requirements
SU ADMISSION AND SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
Please familiarise yourself with the Stellenbosch University Admissions Policy and our Terms and Conditions for new applications.
What are the minimum academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree?
30% for a South African Language of Learning and Teaching (English or Afrikaans), and an achievement rating of 4 (50% – 59%) in four 20-credit subjects.
How do you calculate your National Senior Certificate average?
Highest score in Language of Learning and Teaching (Eng or Afr) + (5 x best results in 20-credit subjects excluding Life Orientation, Advanced Mathematics, Mathematics 3 and any other non NSC subjects). The total is then divided by 6.
How do we assess international qualifications?
- Final school results from International Curriculum (Cambridge International, International Baccalaureate, etc.), including School of Tomorrow.
- Click here for the minimum requirements for international curriculums. (A-levels, AS-levels, IB diploma and GCSE/IGCSE/O-levels)
- Also meet further requirements specific to the programme(s) of your choice as set out in the programme outlines under the various faculties
- Click here to download the Minimum Admission Requirements-Current academic year intake
SU Minimum entry requirements for Higher Certificate
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi).
Institutional and programme needs may require appropriate combinations of recognized NSC subjects and levels of achievement. For example, an institution may determine that a Higher Certificate in Architectural Design requires in addition to the NSC a specified level of attainment in Design and an associated recognized subject.’
SU Minimum entry requirements for Diploma
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 3 (Moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects. institutional and programme needs may require appropriate combinations of recognized National Senior Certificate subjects and levels of achievement. For example, a Diploma in Data metrics might require a pass at a prescribed level in Mathematics or Information Technology.
SU Minimum entry requirements for Bachelor’s Degree
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the following recognized 20-credit NSC subject