University of Venda Admission Requirements
Science Foundation Programme
1 Candidates with matric exemption and a minimum of F (SG) in matric Mathematics, Physical Science and Biology/Agriculture may be admitted to the Science Foundation Programme.
2 Admission into the Science Foundation Programme may be through a Senate Entrance/Admission test for candidates with senior certificates who have attempted Physical Science and Mathematics at Grade 12 level.
3 The Science Foundation Programme will be of one year duration.
4 For a student to proceed to the 1st year, he/she should have obtained at least 120 credits.
1.5 Approved qualifications for which students will be registered in the Science Foundation Programme
(i) BSc(Majors in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Statistics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Computer Science)
(ii) BENVSC (Environmental Sciences)
(iii) BENVM (Environmental Management)
(iv) BSCAGR (Agriculture)
(v) BSCNUT (Health Sciences)
Bachelor of Science
1 Candidates wishing to enrol for a BSc degree must have obtained a minimum admission requirement in a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the recognised 20-credit NSC subjects, (which should include Mathematics and Physical Science), or matriculation certificate with exemption as awarded by the National Department of Education, or equivalent FET Level 4 qualification. In addition, candidates should have at least
(i) Mathematics E (SG) and Biology or Physical Science D(HG)
(ii) Mathematics D (HG) and Physical Science E (SG)
(iii) Mathematics D (HG) and Biology E (SG)
(iv) Mathematics E (HG) and Physical Science E (HG)