University Fort Hare Faculty of Science and Agriculture Admission or Entry Requirement

University Fort Hare Faculty of Science and Agriculture Admission or Entry Requirement

  1. Postgraduate Studies

    A candidate shall not be admitted to any module for the Honours degree unless s/he has obtained the permission of the Head of Department. Normally, candidate will not be admitted to the Honours programme unless they have obtained at least 60% in the final year in the subject in which they wish to register for Honours. Specifically:

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    B Agricultural Economics (Honours) – For admission to the Agricultural Economics option, a candidate must hold the B Agricultural Economics degree of the University, or have been admitted to the status thereof. By special permission of Senate, on recommendation of the Faculty Board, a holder of another Bachelor’s degree may be admitted.

    BSc Agricultural Economics (Honours) – A person shall not be admitted as a candidate for a degree unless s/he holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics of the University or has been admitted to the status thereof and has satisfied the Senate as to his/her qualifications in the subject of his/her proposed course of study.

    B Agricultural Extension (Honours) – For admission to the B Agricultural Extension option, a candidate must hold the B Agricultural Extension / Production degree of the University, or have been admitted to the status thereof. By special permission of Senate, on recommendation of the Faculty Board, a holder of another Bachelor’s degree may be admitted.

  2. Undergraduate

    The Department offers three options at undergraduate level, namely B Agricultural Economics, B Agricultural Extension / Production, and BSc Agricultural Economics.

    New National Senior Certificate (NSC) Entrance Requirements – the 4 NSC subjects required at level 4 must satisfy the following Faculty-specific requirements:

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