NWU Prospectus 2019



NWU Prospectus 2019, NWU undergraduates prospectuses for 2018 / 2019 are available to you in downloadable (pdf) and click below to read full module details for each degree programme.
The 2019 NWU prospectus introduces you to life at North-West University (NWU), describing the campus and detailing the services, admission requirements and facilities that the university provides for students. Details of all undergraduate programmes are provided.




Download NWU Undergraduate prospectus 2019 (PDF)

This document outlines the admission requirements for students who wish to study at the Mafikeng Campus of North-West University. This document must be read in conjunction with and subject to the General Academic and Faculty specific Rules of the University. The University reserves the right to select from amongst candidates who comply with these minimum admission requirements.
 
ADMISSION ON THE BASIS OF THE NATIONAL SENIOR CERTICATE
(AFTER 2008)
The statutory minimum requirements for degree and diploma studies are as follows:-
 
NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE
An achievement rating of 3 (40-49%) in three subjects (one of which is an official language at Home Language level) and a rating of 2 (30-39%) in three other subjects provided that a portfolio of evidence in the school-based assessment (CASS) component is submitted in the (seventh) subject failed.
 DIPLOMA
A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of teaching and learning of the higher education institution as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 3 (40% – 49%) in four (4) recognized NSC 20-credit subjects.
 BACHELOR DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
A National Senior Certificate certified by Umalusi with at least an achievement of a rating of 4 (50-59%) in four (4) designated 20-credit
subjects that are on the list of designated subjects, which are:-
• Accounting
• Agricultural Science
• Business Studies
• Consumer Studies
• Dramatic Arts
• Economics
• Engineering Graphics & Design
• Geography
• History
• Information Technology
• Languages
• Life Sciences
• Mathematical Literacy
• Mathematics
• Music
• Physical Science
• Religion Studies
• Visual Arts
 COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
• Two official languages (An achievement of a rating of 4 in the language of education at Home Language or First Additional Language level).
• Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
• Life Orientation (not taken into account for APS purposes and is not a designated subject)