University of Zululand Admission Requirements

By | March 1, 2017

University of Zululand Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Undergraduates

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Admission Requirements for Postgraduates

Compulsory modules for major subjects

Curricula for recommended double major combinations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Application to University of Zululand requires a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as cerified by Umalusi, provided that a minimum of four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects are passed.

NSC Achievement Scale Achievement Scale 
7Outstanding80-100
6Meritorious70-790
5Substantial60-69
4Adequate50-59
3Moderate40-49
2Elementary30-39
1No Achievement0-29

These subjects must have an NSC achievement rating of three or higher, they must also include English and must not exceed two official languages. Appliactions are further subject to programme or department requirements. Potential applicants may be required to undergo a selection interview, pass an aptitude test and/or produce a portfolio for admission.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The following details the various options available in terms of financial assistance for prospective students.

Loans
Refers to funds that are made available to a student for study purposes only and is repayable on completion or termination of studies. The interest rates as indicated may vary from year to year, depending on factors such as the inflation rate.

Scholarship
The award of a scholarship is based on outstanding academic achievement including NSC distinctions, with
a minimum of five‘A’symbols or first class passes at a tertiary institution.

Bursary
Refers to a grant of funds that is offered as an aid to financially needy and academically deserving students. Bursaries, unlike loans, are not repayable.

Eligibility
Refers to being suitable or qualified to be chosen in terms of the requirements/criteria set by the donor, to which the student must comply in order to qualify for that specific bursary or loan

Financial need
Refers to the calculated financial need of the applicant and is determined by a Means Test. The test takes the applicants’gross family income, number of dependents and net value of assets into consideration when reviewing applications

STUDENT HOUSING

The Department of Student Housing provides accessible and affordable accommodation that are conducive to learning and living in a safe and healthy environment. Registered and returning students may apply for accommodation via the department at the KwaDlangezwa Campus. However, an application does not secure accommodation.

ADMISSION TO UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE

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Preference is given to students who do not live in close proximity or in surrounding communities to the main campus. Applications will also be considered on merit. Accommodation is limited and is available on a first- come, first-served basis.