Undergraduate

APPLICATION FORMS            

Application Form (Click here to download form)
Undergraduate Programmes @ R120 – Closing Date: 31st October 2016
(No late applications will be accepted)

 

GENERAL RULES FOR UNDERGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

1.  All applications for admission are subject to the selection process.
2.  Applicants must comply with the general admission requirements and any other specific requirements as prescribed by the Faculty.
3.  A candidate may be expected to attend an interview, undergo a selection test and/or make a written presentation to the relevant head of department

The Student Administration Office will help you with application, admission and registration enquiries.
Admission Enquiries
Alice Campus
Tel.: 040-602 2016/ 2053/ 2122/ 2174
East London Campus
Tel.: 043-704 7155/ 7266/ 7004/ 7139

 

Do you know what you want to study?

It is a good idea to have a career objective in mind, check the admission requirements of the various qualifications offered at the University of Fort Hare.

HOW TO APPLY

1.   Submit your application form and all the necessary documentation including application fee before closing date.

2.   An SMS will be sent to you informing you of the status  of your application thereafter a letter of confirmation.

3.    Current matriculants, who qualify based on their Grade 12 mid-term performance, are     provisionally admitted pending the submission of their final matric   results and subject to availability of space.

4.   Successful applicants will receive an admission letter, together with a registration guide, which reflects the registration dates and orientation programme.

It is important to note that all applicants who wrote the National Senior Certificate (NSC) are required to write the National Benchmark test (NBT), before they are allowed to register for their 1st year at University. Read more about this compulsory test on www.nbt.ac.za

In which school-leaving category do you fall?

  •  National Senior Certificate (NSC)? The NSC is the new school-leaving qualification since 2009.
  •  Pre-2008 matriculation certificate? This is the old school-leaving qualification before 2009.

 Admission Requirements: NSC applicants (since 2009)

The table below explains how well you will need to do in your school subjects in order to meet the minimum entry requirements for each qualification.

The University may add additional requirements for specific qualification programmes

 

 

 

Bachelors

Degree

MINIMUM STATUTORY ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Pass NSC with: An achievement rating of 4 (50-59%) or better in four subjects from  the  designated  list  together  with any other university requirements.

 

Diploma

Pass NSC with: An achievement rating of 3 (40-49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects.

 

 

Designated Subjects

•  Applicants who wish to enrol for a degree programme need to ensure that four of their seven subjects are from the designated list.

•  The list already includes three of the four compulsory subjects for obtaining the NSC, namely, Languages, Maths or Maths Literacy.

•  A learner must then select one or more subjects from  the list below, provided that they are not from the same group in order to apply for a degree programme

 

 

Accounting

Languages

Agricultural Sciences

Life Sciences

Business Studies

Mathematics or  

Mathematical Literacy

Dramatic Arts

Music

Economics

Physical Sciences

Economics

Physical Sciences

Engineering Graphics and

Design

Religion Studies

Geography

Visual Arts

History

Consumer Studies

Information Technology

 

 

 

 How to calculate your minimum admission point score (APS).

 

NSC

NSC%

APS

APS%

 

 

   8

90-99

7

80-89

7

80-89

6

70-79

6

70-79

5

60-69

5

60-69

4

50-59

4

50-59

3

40-49

3

40-49

2

30-39

2

30-39

1

0-29

0

0-29