**UNIVERSITY OF MPUMALANGA, UMP ADMISSION AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL COURSES**

**BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) DEGREE**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate (NSC):** The minimum requirements for admission to a degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): 30
- English Language (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 2
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 3

**BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate (NSC):** The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Admission Point Score (APS) of 32
- English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 4
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 6

**2. Applicants with the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Level 4: ** NCV level 4 with at least English 50-59% (Home Language or First Additional).

- Mathematics on minimum NSC level 4 or Mathematics literacy on minimum NSC level 6
- A minimum of NSC level 4 for two of Life Science, Physical Science or Geography
- South African students who have written under another Examination Board and International students must have similar scores for the same or similar subjects to be considered.
- Students who have completed a 360 credit Diploma in an appropriate field such as conservation will be considered for this degree.
- Students will be considered on a monthly basis and students who meet or exceed the minimum entrance requirements will be offered places.

**DIPLOMA ICT IN APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: ** The minimum requirements for admission to a Diploma must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Admission Point Score (APS) of 26
- • English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- • Mathematics: Level 4

**2. Applicants the NCV level 4: **

- NCV Level 4 with at least 50% for English (Home Language or First Additional Language), 50% for Mathematics and 70% in four IT and Computer Science subjects.https://39aefea220c0e113a5e3ce218e6355d1.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html

**DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE IN PLANT PRODUCTION**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: ** The minimum requirements for admission to a Diploma must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 25 With Mathematics – 26 With Mathematical Literacy
- • English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- • Mathematics: Level 3
- • Mathematical Literacy: Level 4
- • Agriculture: Level 4

**2. Applicants the NCV level 4: **

- NCV level 4, in Primary Agriculture with at least 50% for English (Home language or First Additional Language), 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Mathematical Literacy.

**DIPLOMA IN NATURE CONSERVATION **

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1.****Applicants with the National Senior Certificate:** The minimum requirements for admission to a Diploma must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Admission Points Score (APS): – 29 With Mathematics – 30 With Mathematical Literacyhttps://39aefea220c0e113a5e3ce218e6355d1.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html
- English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 2
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 3
- One of Life Sciences or Geography: Level 4

**2. Applicants the NCV level 4: **

- NCV level 4, in Primary Agriculture with at least 50% for English (Home Language or First Additional Language), 30% for Mathematics or 40% for Mathematical Literacy.

**BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND RURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: ** The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Admission Point Score (APS): – 28 With Mathematics – 30 With Mathematical Literacy
- English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 4
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 6
- One of Agriculture, Life Science or Physical Science: Level 4

**BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Admission Point Score (APS): – 30 With Mathematics – 32 With Mathematical Literacyhttps://39aefea220c0e113a5e3ce218e6355d1.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html
- English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 4
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 6
- Life Science: Level 4

**BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN FOUNDATION PHASE TEACHING**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 28 With Mathematics – 29 With Mathematical Literacy
- English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Second Recognised Language: Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 3
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 4
- Second Recognised Language: Level 4

**DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: ** The minimum requirements for admission to a Diploma must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 26 With Mathematics – 27 With Mathematical Literacy
- • English Language (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- • Mathematics: Level 3
- • Mathematical Literacy: Level 4

**2. Applicants the NCV level 4: **

- NCV level 4, with at least 50% for English (Home Language or First Additional Language), 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Mathematical Literacy, and 60% in four Hospitality subjects.

**BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate:** The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 31 With Mathematics – 32 With Mathematical Literacy
- English (Home or First Additional Language) : Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 2
- Mathematical Literacy: Level 3

**BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (BCOM) DEGREE**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**Applicants with the National Senior Certificate (NSC):** The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met. In addition, students will have the following:

- Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 32 With Mathematics
- English Language (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
- Mathematics: Level 4
- Mathematical Literacy is not acceptable
- Commerce subjects will be beneficial but are not required

**ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN NATURE CONSERVATION**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**The minimum requirements for admission are: ** Students with the following qualifications will be considered for admission into this degree:

- A Diploma in Nature Conservation (or equivalent) at NQF level 6.
- Students who have completed a 360 credit Diploma in an appropriate field such as conservation will be considered for this Programme.
- Students will be considered on a monthly basis and students who meet or exceed the minimum entrance requirements will be offered places.

**ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE IN POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

- The minimum requirement for admission to an Advanced Diploma is a three-year Diploma in Agriculture at Level 6, with an average of 60% for modules taken at third-year.

**ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT**

**ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

- The minimum entrance requirement for the Advanced Diploma is a Level 6 Diploma in Agriculture. Applicants with a Bachelors’ Degree in Agriculture who wish to study agricultural extension will also be considered.

**ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

- The minimum entrance requirement for the Advanced Diploma is a Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality Management. Applicants with an equivalent qualification with an aggregate of 60% for the prescribed major modules will also be considered.
**Applicants the NCV level 4:**NCV level 4, in Primary Agriculture with at least 50% for English (Home Language or First Additional Language), 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Mathematical Literacy.

**UNIVERSITY OF MPUMALANGA POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT**

**BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURE HONOURS IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND RURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT**

**Admission Entry Requirements**

**Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: ** Students with the following qualifications will be considered for admission into this degree:

- Bachelor of Agriculture (NQF7) with a minimum credit-weighted third-year average mark of 60%.
- Advanced Diploma in Agricultural Extension (NQF7) (or similar agricultural qualification at least at NQF 7) with a minimum credit-weighted average of 60%.