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North-West University Economic and Management Sciences Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (general)
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Commerce in Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Mathematics level 5
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
30Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
26Vanderbijlpark

Mahikeng

Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accountancy (SAIPA)
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
28Mahikeng

Potch

Vanderbijlpark

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accountancy (SAIPA)

 

  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical literacy level 7
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Vanderbijlpark

 

Bachelor of Commerce in Forensic Accountancy
  • Mathematics level 5
  • A Language of study level 5
  • DURATION: 3 years
36Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Accountancy (CIMA)
  • Mathematics level 5
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
30Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Operations Research
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Statistics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Statistics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy Level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations with Logistics ManagementNorth-West University Courses
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations with Logistics Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operationswith Transport Economics
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operationswith Transport Economics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Agricultural Economics and Risk Management
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language of instruction level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and Econometrics
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and Econometrics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and International Trade
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and International Trade
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and Informatics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and Risk Management
  • Mathematics level 4
  • PC – Language of instruction level 4
  • VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Scienceswith Economics and Risk Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Administrationwith Human Resource Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
21Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Administrationwith Human Resource Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Administrationwith Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
21Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Administrationwith Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Administration in Development and Managementwith Local Government Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
21Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Administration in Development and Managementwith Local Government Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Artswith Industrial and Organisational Psychology and Labour Relations Management
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
22Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Artswith Tourism Management
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
22Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Marketing and Tourism Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Tourism Management
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language of instruction level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Tourism and Recreation Skills
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Managementwith Labour Relations Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychologywith Labour Relations Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Business Management
  • Mathematics level 3
  • MC – English level 4
  • PC/VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Mahikeng

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Business Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Communication Management
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Marketing Management
  • Mathematics level 3
  • MC – English level 4
  • PC/VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Marketing Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Sport and Business Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Scienceswith Safety Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Commerce in Information systems
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Information systemsNorth-West University Courses
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Marketingwith Tourism
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng
Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng

North-West University Education Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Foundation Phase Grade R – 3
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • MC: English/Setswana as HL ANDEnglish/Setswana as FAL;
  • PC: Afrikaans/English/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Isi Zulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Distance: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sepedi/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance learning

Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Intermediate Phase Grade 4 – 6with Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • PC: Afrikaans/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Isi Zulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics level 3 (minimum 45%) OR Technical Mathematics level 4 (at least 50%)
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

 

with Life Skills and Social Sciences
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • PC: Afrikaans/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/ IsiZulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Distance: Afrikaans/IsiZulu/Sepedi/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance learning

Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Senior and Further Education and Training Grade 7 – 12
with Economics
with History
with Geography
with Business studies
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Distance Learning

with English

 

  • Subject specific requirements: Home language on level 4 OR English First additional language on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Physical Science

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Physical Sciences on level 4; Mathematics level 4 OR Technical Mathematics level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

 

24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Accounting

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Accounting on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Mathematics
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Afrikaans
  • Subject specific requirements: Afrikaans Home Language on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

North-West University Courseswith Life Sciences

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Life Science on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Life Orientation

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Life Orientation on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Computer Application Technology
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

with Sesotho
  • Subject specific requirements: Sesotho Home Language on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

*Distance Learning

with Mechanical technology
with Civil technology
with Electrical technology

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 4 OR Bridging course with Mathematics level 3 / Mathematical Literacy level 4 with any Technology subjects / Technical Mathematics level 4 with any Technology subjects that can replace Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy.
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

 

with Setswana
  • Subject specific requirements: Setswana Home Language on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

*Distance Learning

with Information technology
with Art
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom
with Mathematical Literacy
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 3 (minimum 45%) OR Mathematical Literacy on level 5 (minimum 65%) OR Technical Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Vanderbijlpark

North-West University Engineering Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Bachelor of Engineering (BIng)Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering with Mineral Processing

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Computer and Electronic Engineering

Electromechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering

  • NS(C) with full matriculation exemption
  • Mathematics level 6
  • Physical Sciences level 6
  • Home OR First Additional Language at least Level 5
  • Additional entry route: students with 50% in both Mathematics AND Physical Sciences may have the opportunity to write a test as additional point of entry or enrol for the Xcel bridging program.
  • DURATION:4 years
34Potchefstroom

North-West University Health Sciences Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Diploma in Coaching ScienceCoaching
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 2 years
18Potchefstroom

Mahikeng

Bachelor of Health Scienceswith Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Mathematics level 5 AND Physical Science level 4
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Health Sciences

 

with Physiology and Psychology
  • Mathematics Level 3 AND Physical Science Level 4
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Health Scienceswith Sport Coaching and Human Movement Sciences
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

Mahikeng

Bachelor of Health Sciences

 

with Recreation Science and Psychology

with Recreation Science and Tourism Management

with Sport and Recreation Administration

  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Scienceswith Psychology and Labour Relations Management
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Artswith Psychology and Geography & Environmental Management

with Psychology and Tourism Management

  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Consumer Studies

 

North-West University Courses
  • At least one natural science subject at level 4 recognized
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management

 

 

 

 

with Food Communication
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (designated natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management

 

with Food Supply
  • Mathematics on level 4
  • If Chemistry is chosen as an elective, Mathematics AND Physical Sciences on level 4 is required
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel and completion of a selection test.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Retail Management

 

 

 

 

with Fashion Communication
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (designated natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Product Management

 

 

with Fashion Supply
  • Mathematics on level 4
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel and completion of a selection test.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Social Work
  • Language requirement: A pass mark of level 4 in the language of learning and teaching on Home Language OR First Additional Language level.
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit

TAKE NOTE:

The General admission requirements are described according to A-rules 1.5 and further applicable regulations in Faculty Rules.
  1. No student will be allowed into the BSW programme unless he/she has furnished written proof the he/ she has not been convicted of any offence against a child in terms of the Sexual Offences
  2. Act (Act 23 of 1957) and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 32 of 2007
A student should be in possession of a full Matriculation exemption certificate with an average pass mark of at least 60% during the matriculation examination
SELECTION PROCESS:
Completion of a psychometric selection tests;
Completion of a questionnaire that will be given at the testing centre; and
A possible interview with experts in a selection panel
  • DURATION: 4 years
28Potchefstroom

Mahikeng

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Social Scienceswith Psychology
  • At least level 4 for English as Home Language OR at least level 5 for English as First Additional Language
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Mahikeng
Bachelor of PharmacyPharmacy
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 5
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
32Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • Academic paper selection & Interview
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
26Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 5
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
27Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematics Literacy level 4
  • Physical Science OR Life Sciences at least level 4.
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
TAKE NOTE:
Students should, prior to starting the course in Biokinetics, be medically fit for the fitness component of the course
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
32Potchefstroom
Bachelor of Nursing

 

Nursing SciencesA potential student must be in possession of:

  • A National Senior Certificate with university exemption OR an equivalent qualification
  • Physical Sciences OR Mathematics OR Life Sciences level 4
  • English OR Afrikaans at least level 4

Furthermore, the School of Nursing Sciences, requires candidates:

  • SELECTION: Selection test for first year nursing students
  • Participation in the “job shadowing programme” (40 hours) is compulsory before selection is finalised
  • DURATION: 4 years
25Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

 

North-West University Humanities Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
BA in Public Governance
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Labour Relations Management
  • Public Administration and Social Studies
  • Politics and Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Geography
  • Home Language or First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
25Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

BA Language and Literary StudiesPotchefstroom:

  • Afrikaans and Dutch and English plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Afrikaans and Dutch and German plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Afrikaans and Dutch and French plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Afrikaans and Dutch and Setswana (third language) plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • English and German plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • English and French plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • English and Setswana (third language) plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • German and French plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • French and Setswana (third language) plus Creative writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • German and Setswana (third language) plus Creative writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Setswana (first language) plus language modules
  • SA Sign Language and other language modules plus Creative Writing and/or Translation and Interpreting Studies

Mahikeng:

  • English, Setswana (First Language), Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • English, Afrikaans, Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • English, French, Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Afrikaans, French, Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Setswana (First Language), Afrikaans, French, Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • French, Setswana (First Language), Translation and Interpreting Studies

Vanderbijlpark:

  • Languages
  • Language Practice
  • Language Practice and Communication
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject-specific requirements: See yearbook for different directions and relevant requirements.
  • No pre-requisites for French or German.
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng

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Vanderbijlpark

BA in MusicMusic and Society
  • Completed Matric / National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for degree study, OR a diploma in music or an equivalent qualification in which the modules for the final year have been passed with an average of at least 60%
  • At least 50% (level 4) for English in Grade 12
  • Successful completion of a practical audition (Grade 3 standard) and a theoretical placement test (Grade 2 standard)
  • DURATION: 3 years
21Potchefstroom
BMusMusic
  • Completed Matric / National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for degree study
  • Successful completion of a practical audition (Grade 6 standard) and a theoretical placement test (Grade 5 standard)
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom
Diploma in Music

(DM)

Music
  • Completed Matric / National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma study
  • At least 50% (level 4) for English in Grade 12
  • Successful completion of a musical aptitude test and audition
  • DURATION: 3 years
18Potchefstroom
BA in Behavioural Scienceswith Sociology and Psychology

 

  • Mathematical Literacy at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
22Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Arts
with Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management (Potch)
with Tourism Management (Mahikeng)
  • DURATION: 3 years
22Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

Bachelor of Arts
with Sociology and Labour Relations Management
with Sociology and Geography
  • DURATION: 3 years
22Potchefstroom
BA in Graphic Design
with Art History and Illustration
with Communication
  • SELECTION: Selection based on a photo portfolio of graphics OR works of art and a skills test in practical projects as well as an academic record and interview.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Potchefstroom
BA Communication
  • English level 5
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng

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Vanderbijlpark

BPhil
Ethics, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Ethics, Philosophy and Psychological sciences
Ethics, Philosophy and Natural sciences
Ethics, Philosophy and Languages
Ethics, Philosophy and Social sciences
  • Subject-specific requirements: See yearbook for different directions and relevant requirements.
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom
B Social Sciences

(BSocSc)

Potchefstroom:

  • History and Psychology
  • Social Anthropology and Psychology
  • Sociology and Psychology
  • History and Sociology
  • Social Anthropology and Sociology
  • History and Politics
  • Social Anthropology and Politics
  • Sociology and Politics
  • History and Social Anthropology
  • History and Geography
  • Social Anthropology and Geography
  • Sociology and Geography
  • History and Economics
  • Social Anthropology and Economics
  • Sociology and Economics
  • Politics and Economics

Mahikeng:

  • International Relations
  • Political Sciences
  • Development Studies
  • Population Studies and Demography
  • Population Studies
  • Population and Development Studies
  • Population Studies and Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Subject-specific requirements: See yearbook for different directions and relevant requirements.
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

BA HumanitiesPotchefstroom:

  • Geography and the Humanities
  • History and the Humanities
  • Art History and the Humanities
  • Political Study and the Humanities
  • Social Anthropology and the Humaniora
  • Psychology and Languages
  • Sociology and Languages
  • Mathematics and the Humanities
  • Latin and the Humanities

Vanderbijlpark:

  • History and Geography
  • Politics and Society
  • History and the Humanities
  • Psychology and Languages
  • Subject-specific requirements: See yearbook for different directions and relevant requirements.
  • All VC Humanities curricula except for Politics and Society have either AFLL, ENL OR SSLL as major up to second OR third year. Matric mark of at least 65% in Afrikaans, English OR Sesotho required.
  • DURATION: 3 years
24Potchefstroom

North-West University Law Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Bachelor of Arts in Law (BA in Law)
with Psychology
with Politics
with English
with Industrial Psychology
with Philosophy
  • NS(C) OR NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption;
  • Home language level 5 AND First Additional Language level 5
  • SELECTION: Placement tests and adherence to minimum requirements of faculty
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Commerce in Law  (BCom in Law)
  • NS(C) OR NC(V) for degree studies, OR with full matriculation exemption;
  • Home language level 5 AND First Additional Language level 5
  • Mathematics level 4
  • SELECTION: Paper selection, placement tests and psychometric assessment
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Mahikeng

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelors of Laws (LLB)
  • NS(C) OR NC(V) for degree studies, OR with full matriculation exemption;
  • Home language level 5 AND First Additional Language level 5;
  • Mathematics level 3 is highly recommended
  • SELECTION: Paper selection, placement tests and psychometric assessment
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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Mahikeng

 

Extended Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • NS(C) OR NC(V) for degree studies, OR with full matriculation exemption;
  • Home language level 4 AND First Additional Language level 4
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematics literacy level 5
  • Academic Average 55%
  • SELECTION: Paper selection, placement tests and psychometric assessment
  • DURATION: 5 years
28Mahikeng

North-West University Natural and Agricultural Sciences Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Diploma in Animal Health
  • English level 3
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Life Sciences OR Physical Sciences level 3
  • DURATION: 3 years
19Mahikeng

 

Diploma in Animal ScienceNorth-West University Courses
  • English level 3
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 5
  • Life Sciences OR Physical Sciences level 3 OR Agricultural Sciences level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
19Mahikeng
Diploma in Plant ScienceCrop Production
  • English level 3
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 5
  • Life Sciences OR Physical Sciences level 3 OR Agricultural Sciences level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
19Mahikeng

 

Bachelor of Science
with Chemistry and Physics
with Physics and Mathematics
with Physics and Applied Maths
with Physics and Computer Science
with Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Mahikeng

Bachelor of Sciencewith Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Mahikeng

Bachelor of Science
with Chemistry, Mathematics and Applied Maths
with Geography and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science
with Applied Mathematics and Chemistry
with Chemistry and Mathematics
with Applied Mathematics and Electronics
with Electronics and Mathematics
with Electronics and Physics
with Chemistry and Computer Science
with Computer Science and Electronics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Mahikeng
Bachelor of Sciencewith Computer Science and Statistics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Potchefstroom

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Bachelor of Sciencewith Computer Science and Economics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Sciencewith Mathematics and Economics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Information TechnologyNorth-West University Courses
  • Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY: Contact and *Distance learning
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Vanderbijlpark

*Distance learning

Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences
with Statistics and Mathematics
with Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Scienceswith Applied Mathematics and Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Mahikeng
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
with Microbiology and Biochemistry
with Microbiology and Botany
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Mahikeng

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
with Zoology and Biochemistry
with Chemistry and Physiology
with Zoology and Botany
with Zoology and Microbiology
with Zoology and Physiology
with Microbiology and Physiology
with Botany and Biochemistry
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
with Microbiology and Chemistry
with Botany and Chemistry
with Geography and Computer Science
with Geography and Botany
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Mahikeng

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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
with Zoology and Chemistry
with Geology and Chemistry
with Geology and Geography
with Zoology and Geography
with Geology and Botany
with Zoology and Geology
with Geology and Microbiology
with Tourism and Zoology
with Tourism and Geography
with Tourism and Botany
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Scienceswith Chemistry and Geography
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
26Mahikeng
Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 6
  • DURATION: 3 years
32Potchefstroom

Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Risk ManagementNorth-West University Courses
  • Mathematics level 6
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Vanderbijlpark

Bachelor of Science in Business Analyticswith Data Mining
  • Mathematics level 6
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics level 6
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning
  • Mathematics level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years
  • SELECTION TEST
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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
with Agricultural Economics
with Animal Science
with Animal Health
with Agronomy and Horticulture
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
22Mahikeng

 

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
with Agronomy and Soil Science
with Agricultural Economics and Agronomy
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • Physical Science level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge SystemsIndigenous Knowledge Systems
  • English level 4
  • Matriculation with exemption OR Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) OR GCE certification and an application for conditional exemption with HESA (https://mb.usaf.ac.za/)
  • DURATION: 4 years
20Mahikeng

 

Extended Bachelor of Science
with Botany and Microbiology
with Applied Mathematics and Chemistry
with Applied Mathematics and Electronics
with Computer Science and Mathematics
with Chemistry and Computer Science
with Chemistry and Mathematics
with Physics and Applied Mathematics
with Physics and Mathematics
with Biochemistry and Chemistry
with Chemistry and Physics
with Physics and Computer Science
with Computer Science and Electronics
with Electronics and Physics
with Electronics and Mathematics
with Applied Mathematics and Mathematics
with Botany and Chemistry
with Geography and Botany
with Computer Science and Geography
with Microbiology and Chemistry
with Chemistry and Geography
with Microbiology and Biochemistry
with Botany and Biochemistry
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • Physical Sciences level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
22Mahikeng
Extended Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Mathematics level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
24Vanderbijlpark
Extended Bachelor of Science in Business Analyticswith Data Mining
  • Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
28Vanderbijlpark
Extended Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Risk Management
  • Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
28Vanderbijlpark
Extended Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
28Vanderbijlpark

*There are a variety of POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES for someone with a BSc, especially at the NWU, because our programmes have combinations of 2 majors. Here is an approximate structure for our mainstream BSc degrees:

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES

Obtaining the qualification BSc in Physical and Chemical Sciences offers you diverse career opportunities available in various industries and organisations, such as:

  • Petrochemical industry (SASOL, AECI, OMNIA, Sentrachem, SAB)
  • Universities and secondary schools
  • Government organisations (SABS, MRC, NECSA, MINTEK)
  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • Water boards
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Textile industry
  • Agriculture sector
  • Plant & Process managers
  • Laboratory assistants
  • Chemical analyst and/or modulator

Physicists, specifically, are needed in the following fields/institutions:

  • NECSA (Nuclear Energy Commission of South Africa) e.g. the manufacture of silicon discs by method of radiation with the Safari-1 reactor
  • ARC; Agricultural Research Council for general development of applicable technologies
  • HartRAO; Hartebeeshoek Radio Astronomic Observatory for research
  • IMT; Geo physicist, oceanic and space technology at the Institute of Maritime Technology
  • MRC; medical research (including hospitals) with focus on radiation technology (health physicist)
  • NVS; National Accelerator Centre for research and radiation technology
  • SAAO; Research in astronomy and astro physics
  • SABS; Development of technologies implemented by the South African Buro of Standards
  • SAWB; Development of weather and climate models
  • CSIR; Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in development of various technologies such as aerodynamics and laser technology
  • Eskom; Nuclear reactor industry such as Koeberg and Palindaba
  • SADF (South African Defence Force) Technology development and lecturing at the Military Academy in Saldanha
  • De Beers Industrial Diamond Division (now Element Six)  Basic and applied research on diamonds
  • Telkom; Telecommunication, satellite technology, optic fibre, laser technology and nano technology

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND GEO AND SPATIAL (ENVIRONMENTAL) SCIENCES:

  • Geologist
  • Environmental Geologist
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Minerology and Geochemistry
  • Research Geology
  • Zoologist
  • Botanist
  • Microbiologist
  • Bio-geographer/Ecologist
  • Cartographer
  • Climatologist
  • Coastal Zone Manager
  • College/University Lecturer/Researcher
  • Community Development
  • Conservation Officer
  • Conservationist
  • Consultant in a range of geographical fields
  • Development Facilitator
  • Delivery Manager
  • Diplomat Earth Scientist
  • Economic Development Planner
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Planner
  • Foreign Service Officers
  • Geographic Information Specialist
  • Geo-physicist
  • Geomorphologist
  • Hazardous Waste Planner Health Services Planner
  • Hydrologist
  • Land Use Planner
  • Map Editor
  • Map Librarian
  • Map, Air Photo & Satellite Image Interpreter
  • Market Researcher
  • Meteorologist
  • Military Planner
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Police
  • Social Ecologist
  • Social Scientist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Teacher (elementary & secondary)
  • Tourism Development / Tour Guide
  • Traffic Manager
  • Transportation Planner
  • Travel Agent
  • Water Resource Manager

MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL SCIENCES:

  • Education
  • Mathematician

North-West University Theology Courses

DegreeFieldRequirementsAPSCampus
Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Languages (BA)
with Translation Studies
with Classical Studies
with Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • NS(C) or NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY: Contact
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Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Psychology (BA)North-West University Courses
  • NS(C) or NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY: Contact
24Mahikeng

Vanderbijlpark

 

Bachelor of Divinity  (BDiv)
  • NS(C) or NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY:Potch=Contact; *Distance learning
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Bachelor of Theology (BTh)
with Bible and Church Ministry
with Pastoral Counselling and Psychology
with Bible Languages and Bible Translation
  • NS(C) or NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY: Contact
24Potchefstroom

 

Bachelor of Theology in Christian Ministry (BTh in Christian Ministry)
  • NS(C) or NC(V) for degree studies, or with full matriculation exemption
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
  • MODE OF DELIVERY: Mahikeng=Contact; *Distance learning
24Mahikeng

*Distance learning

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