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This programme prepares you to contribute in a creative, innovative, and responsible way towards the development of individuals, families, groups, and communities. The emphasis is on the development, preservation, and restoration of relationships.

The Faculty of the Humanities include many academic departments and modules that include disciplines like Languages, Arts, Human Sciences, Social Sciences, and Cultural Sciences. Due to this variety, you can compile a degree programme that suits your career choice, interest, and skill. Some programmes were developed to train you for a specific career, while others equip you with the skills needed in various positions. Today's ever-changing career world requires various skills that this faculty can equip you with, including: language proficiency, communication skills, creativity, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, computer literacy and critical thinking.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES ABOUT ANY OF THESE PROGRAMMES PLEASE CONTACT:

Enquiries: Dr Tatenda Manomano | +27 51 401 3358 | socialworkselection@ufs.ac.za


Requirements

  • NSC and an AP of 30
  • Language of instruction on level 4 (50%)
  • Subject to selection
  • NBT for Academic (AL)

Bachelor of Social Work BSW

Programme Description Minimum Admission Requirements
Programme Academic Plan Code AP Language of instruction Compulsory National Benchmark Test Subject to selection Minimum duration Campus
Bachelor of Social Work
BSW
BC140250 30 4 (50%) AL Yes 4 years BC

ADMISSION

Important information:

  • Higher Education South Africa (HESA) set specific admission requirements that you must meet if you want to study at any South African university. If you finished school in or after 2008, and have a National Senior Certificate (NSC), you need the following to apply for admission to a Bachelor's Degree at any South African university:
    • Four (4) of the seven (7) subjects included in your NSC subject package, must be from the designated subject list.
    • Achieve a performance level of at least 4 (50%) in each of these four (4) subjects
  • All admission requirements apply to first year students in 2018.
  • Admission to study at the UFS is dependent on the following:
    • Your application meets all the minimum requirements for the programme
    • The programme must have available space and capacity to admit students
    • You have to submit valid school results with your application
  • The UFS reserves to right to change the minimum requirements of each programme without notifying you.
  • Applications for all non-selection programmes close on 29 September 2017.

An admission point (AP) consisting of seven levels is used. Points will be awarded for six academic modules.
Note: No points will be awarded for achievement levels lower than 30%:

Percentage 7 (90-100%) 7 (80-89%) 6 (70-79%) 5 (60-69%) 4 (50-59%) 3 (40-49%) 2 (30-39%)
AP 8 7 6 5 4 3 2

One point is awarded for Life Orientation (LO) from achievement level 5 (60%) or higher.


How to apply

APPLICATION TO STUDY AT THE UFS IS FREE FOR SA, SADC AND NON-SADC STUDENTS

ONLINE application: Go to www.ufs.ac.za. Follow the link 'how to apply' - online application. For assistance, contact +27 51 401 9538.

Remember to upload copies of:

  • Your ID or passport
  • Your parent's ID or passport if you are younger than 18 years
  • Your Grade 11 final results and Grade 12 June results, both with the school's stamp
  • Your academic records if you are a current student at another institution of higher learning

WRITTEN application: Go to www.ufs.ac.za. Follow the link 'how to apply' and download the application. Complete and sign it, and post it with all the relevant documentation to The Application Office, PO Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300.

Remember to include copies of:

  • Your ID or passport
  • Your parent's ID or passport if you are younger than 18 years
  • Your Grade 11 final results and Grade 12 June results, both with the school's stamp
  • Your academic records if you are a current student at another institution of higher learning

FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES ABOUT ANY OF THESE PROGRAMMES PLEASE CONTACT:

Enquiries: Dr Tatenda Manomano | +27 51 401 3358 | socialworkselection@ufs.ac.za

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