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International Entry Requirements

See the international qualification tables for information on how to apply with your GCE O and A levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and other country specific qualifications.

Degree entry requirements

Advanced Levels

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 8 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 7 English Pass
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care 3695 7 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 7 English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3677 7 English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3678 7 English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

Please note:

  • For Tanzania (ACSE) examinations awarded from 2014 (current grading scale where D is a pass) score A Level grades as follows: A = 5, B+ = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, E = 0, F = 0.
  • For Tanzania (ACSE) examinations awarded prior to 2014 (where E is a pass) score A Level grades as follows: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1, F = 0.

Advanced Subsidiary level (AS level)

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (A Levels) * 3669 6 English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (A Levels) * 3677 6 English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (A Levels) * 3678 6 English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (AS Levels) ** 3669 6 English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at AS Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AS Levels) ** 3677 6 English, Math and Physical Sciences (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at AS Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (HIGSCE) *** 3669 17 English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (HIGSCE) *** 3677 17 English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (HIGSCE) *** 3678 17 English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level

Cambridge International A Levels
Please note: Cambridge International AS Level results can be carried forward to contribute towards an A Level a maximum of twice, and only within 13 months of taking the exam.
For example, if you sat your AS Level assessment in June 2014 you could carry forward your AS Level results to the November 2014 and/or June 2015 exam series only.
After 13 months it is no longer possible to use that AS Level result towards an A Level, however this will still be valid as an AS Level qualification.

Notes:
* Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.
** Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.
*** Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level). *A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 26 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care 3695 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3677 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL), Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3678 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL), Math and Physical Science pass

Namibia HIGSCE

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 16 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 18 English Pass
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care 3695 18 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 18 English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3677 18 English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3678 18 English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level).

*A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

SAT

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400) From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600)
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting) 4413 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 1710 1230 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 1710 1210 English Pass
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care 3695 1710 1210 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 1710 1210 English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3677 1710 1230 English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3678 1710 1230 English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Advanced Levels (ZIMSEC)

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 9 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 9 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 9 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 10 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 9 English Pass
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care 3695 9 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 9 English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3677 9 English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3678 9 English, Math and Physical Science pass

Certificate and Foundation Programme entry requirements

If you don’t meet the minimum requirements, our Foundation Programme could help you reach your dreams.

Ordinary Levels

Course Min Score Subject Requirements
Foundation Programme Business Stream 6 O Level passes (only C and above considered passes) English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Law Stream English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology Stream English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Health Stream English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Social Science Stream English Pass
Foundation Programme Science Stream English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Best 6 academic subjects only. Minimum English language requirement met by C grade in O Level English (English or English Literature).

Examinations taken in maximum 2 sittings.

WAEC

Course Min Score Subject Requirements
Foundation Programme Business Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Law Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Health Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Social Science Stream 6 English Pass
Foundation Programme Science Stream 5 English, Math and Physical Science: A – C pass

Notes: Average score from a maximum of nine subjects and a minimum of eight subjects. Score grades as follows: A1=1, B2=2, B3=3, C4=4, C5=5, C6=6, D7=7, D8=8, F9=0

If average ends in decimal point then score should be rounded down. For example, an average of 4.9 should be rounded down to 4.

SAT

Degree Min Score Subject Requirements
Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400) From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600)
Foundation Programme Business Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Law Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Health Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Social Science Stream 1600 1200 English Pass
Foundation Programme Science Stream 1600 1200 English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Diploma in Enterepreneurial and Small Business Operations

International students’ qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis. When applying, students should submit certified copies of one of the above-mentioned qualifications as well as final grades in subjects undertaken

CIMA Certificate in Management Accounting

International students will need to supply a grade 12 NCS SAQA equivalent certificate with a good understanding of Enlish and Mathematics. Alternatively, a Higher Certificate or equivalent qualification will be considerd.

 

Minimum English language requirement met by:

  • C grade in GCE O Level subjects:  English Language OR Literature in English, OR
  • C grade in GCE AS Level subjects: General Paper, English language, OR Language and Literature in English (previously known as Language and Literature) OR Literature in English, OR
  • E grade in GCE A Level subjects: English language or Literature in English, English language proficiency Tests met by:
  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
  • TOEFL
    • Paper Based TOEFL: Total  score of at least 550 with a TWE score of 4.5 or more
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Total score of 79 with a  score of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking

Need help with your application?

If you need help applying for your course, course advice or want to prepare for study in South Africa (including visas) please contact an International Student Liaison Officer on +27 11 950 4009 or by email. Our team can also provide details about the education agent in your home country.

If you have any other queries regarding your application, please contact the Prospective Students office by calling + 27 11 950 4009, send us an email or contact us via our enquiry form.