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Subject codes for tables below

M

Mathematics

ML

Mathematic Literacy

PS

Physical Sciences

LS

Life Sciences

E

English

LO

Life Orientation

L

Languages

A

Accounting

AS

Agricultural Sciences

E

Economics

BS

Business Studies

IT

Information Technology

CS

Consumer Sciences

HS

Hospitality Studies

Programme

Minimum Level of Achievement in Subject

1 (0-29%) | 2(30-39%) | 3 (40 -49%) | 4 (50-59%) | 5 (60-69%) | 6 (70-79%) | 7 (80-100%)

Life Orientation will be given a score of 1 point. See Admission Points

Minimum  Points

M

ML

PS

LS

E

LO

L

A

AS

E

BS

IT

 

Computer networking

3

6



4

4






3

27

Engineering: Civil

4

4

4


4

4







28

4

4

4


4

4







27

Engineering: Construction

4


4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

27

Engineering: Construction Management

4


4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

32

Engineering: Computer Systems

4

4



4

4







27

Engineering: Electrical (Light Current)

4


4


4

4







27

Engineering: Electrical (Heavy Current)

4


4


4

4







27

Engineering: Mechanical

4


4


4

4







27

4


4







4



27

5


4







4



32

Engineering: Quantity Surveying

4


4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

32

Engineering: Renewable Energy Technologies

4


4










27

Engineering: Hydrology and Water Resources Management

4


4

4

4








28

Information Technology

3

6



4

4







27

Information Technology ( Software Development or Web and Application Development)

3

6



4

4







27

Engineering: Logistics and Transportation ManagementA National Diploma/Diploma in either Civil Engineering (or Engineering Technology in Civil) or Management (both at NQF level 6)Relevant sufficient experience in the logistics and transportation sector PLUS any qualification at NQF level 6.  These applications will be considered individually by a panel of the CUT for admission.

For prospective students with NC(V) or N4, N5 and N6 qualifications

Programme

Minimum Level of Achievement in Subject

4(50-59%) | 3(40-49%) | 5(60-69%) | 6(70-79%)

Life Orientation will be given a score of 1 point. See Admission Points

Minimum  Points


M

ML

PS

LS

E

LO

L

A

AS

 

Agricultural Management

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

27

Agricultural ExtensionA National Diploma in Agricultural Management or an applicable 3-year national diploma (classified by SAQA as an M+3 qualification) in Agriculture is a prerequisite for the Advanced Diploma in Agricultural Extension qualification.
Biomedical Technology

4


4

4

4

4




28

Clinical Technology

4


4

4

4

4




30

Dental Assisting


4

4

4




27

Environmental Health

4

4

4

4

4

4




30

Radiography in Diagnostics

4


4

4

4

4




30

Somatology

4

4

4

4




27


For prospective students with NC(V) or N4, N5 and N6 qualifications

Faculty of Humanities

Programme

Minimum Level of Achievement in Subject

4(50-59%) | 3(40-49%) | 5(60-69%) | 6(70-79%)

Life Orientation will be given a score of 1 point. See Admission Points

Minimum  Points


M

ML

PS

LS

E

LO

L

A

 

Design and Studio Art



4

4



27

Studio ArtAccess to the Advanced Diploma in Design Technology qualification is open to learners in possession of a Diploma in Design and Studio Art or equivalent qualification
Design TechnologyAccess to the Advanced Diploma in Design Technology qualification is open to learners in possession of a Diploma in Design and Studio Art or equivalent qualification
Language Practice and Media Studies



5

4

5


27

Teacher Education: Computer Science

4

4



4

4


6

27

Teacher Education: Economic and Management Sciences

4

4



4

4


6

27

Teacher Education: Languages



4

4

4


27

Teacher Education: Mathematics

4


4


4




27

Teacher Education: Natural Sciences

4


4


4

4



27

Teacher Education: Technology

4

4



4

4



27

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)The applicant must hold at least a bachelor’s degree or three-year diploma evaluated at NQF level 6 (old structure) or NQF level 7 (new structure).
Education ManagementA four-year education degreeA three-year degree/diploma and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

For prospective students with NC(V) or N4, N5 and N6 qualifications

Programme

Minimum Level of Achievement in Subject

4(50-59%) | 3(40-49%) | 5(60-69%) | 6(70-79%)

Life Orientation will be given a score of 1 point. See Admission Points

Minimum  Points


M

ML

LO

L

A

AS

E

BS

 

Accounting
3
4


5

4

27
Business Administration

4


4




4

4

27

Community Development Work

4








27

Hospitality Management

4


4






27

Human Resources Management

4


4






27

Internal Auditing
3
5


5

4

27
Marketing

4


4






27

Office Management and Technology

4


4






27

Project Management

4


4




4

4

27

Public Management

4


4






27

Tourism Management

4








28

For prospective students with NC(V) or N4, N5 and N6 qualifications

  

New programmes that are offered since 2019:

  1. Advanced Diploma in Health Management
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Construction: Quantity Surveying
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Construction: Urban Development

New offerings in 2020:

  1. Bachelor of Management Sciences in Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Management Sciences in Internal Auditing
  3. Advanced Diploma in Human Resources Management
  4. Advanced Diploma in Applied Management
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurial Management
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management
  7. Bachelor of Health Sciences in Clinical Technology
  8. Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  9. Postgraduate Diploma in Construction in Construction Management
  10. Diploma: Language Practice and Media Studies
  11. Advanced Diploma: Language Practice
  12. Advanced Diploma: Media Studies
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