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Programme options

Please note: NSFAS funds the Higher Certificates but not if you fail a module or if you are a repeater. If you are a repeater you must pay your own studies. NSFAS also does not fund the University Access Programme (UAP) offered in Oudtshoorn.

The programmes are presented in the following regions (option availability varies for the different regions):

  • Bloemfontein South Campus
  • Goldfields TVET College in the Moruti House in Welkom
  • Motheo TVET College in Bloemfontein
  • Flavius Mareka TVET College in Sasolburg
  • Maluti TVET College, Bethlehem Campus
  • Maluti TVET College (Phuthaditjhaba), Kwetlisong Campus

Please note: The estimated fees include tuition fees, registration fees, and study guides. You have to buy your own textbooks.

 Programme Description
 Programme Academic Programme Code Academic Plan Code Available per region Estimated cost
 Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences
 (Commerce route study  option)
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L6100  LC610000  *South Campus
 *Motheo
 *Welkom
 *Sasolburg
 *Bethlehem
 ± R23 500
 Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences
 (Administration route study option)
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L6100 LC614000 *South Campus
 *Motheo
 *Welkom
 *Sasolburg
 *Bethlehem
 ± R23 500
 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Psychology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111001 *South Campus
 *Welkom
 *Sasolburg
 *Bethlehem
 ± R30 690
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Sociology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111002 *South Campus
 *Welkom
 *Phuthaditjhaba
 ± R30 690
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Psychology and Sociology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111003 *South Campus ± R30 690
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Anthropology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111004 *South Campus ± R30 690
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Political Sciences and Psychology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111005 *South Campus ± R30 690
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Political Sciences and Sociology
*If the option does not have enough students, it will be cancelled
 L1100 LC111006 *South Campus ± R30 690

Admission requirements:

 General minimum admission requirements:
• A National Senior Certificate (NSC) or National Certificate: Vocational (NCV) Level 4, or an AP of 18 - 24 for admission to Bachelors Degree.
• Four subjects on level 3 (40%–49%).
• Language of instruction on level 3 (40%) for all options.

Faculty-specific admission requirements:
Economic and Management Sciences: 
• Commerce route study option: Mathematics on level 3 (40%) or higher.
• Administration route study option: Mathematics is not a requirement to study this option. The duration of the course is four years. 
• NB: You will not be allowed to change from an Administration to a Commerce programme.

Programme Description  Minimum Admission Requirements
 Programme Academic Programme Code Academic Plan Code AP Language of instructionMathematics 
 Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (Commerce route study option) L6100  LC610000 183 (40%)3 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (Administration route study option) L6100 LC614000183 (40%) 
  
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Psychology L1100 LC111001183 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Sociology L1100 LC111002183 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Psychology and Sociology L1100 LC111003183 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Communication and Anthropology L1100 LC111004183 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Political Sciences and Psychology L1100 LC111005183 (40%) 
 Higher Certificate in Humanities: Political Sciences and Sociology L1100 LC111006183 (40%) 

Use the following to calculate the AP score of your final matric results:

 NSC 8 (90–100%) 7 (80–89%) 6 (70–79%)  5 (60–69%) 4 (50–59%) 3 (40–49%) 2 (30–39%) 1 (-29%)
 UFS 8 (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 1

You ONLY score one (1) point if you achieve a level 5 (60%) for Life Orientation

UAP applications:

Applications open on 1 July 2020.


Helpful hints before you apply:

When you complete your online application and get to stage 5 were you have to complete the Study choice part, the info below will be of great help and will guide you.

Online application, step 5, study choices

  • Under ‘First academic study choice’ click on the ‘Undergraduate’ block.
  • Then continue with:
    • Year for which you want to apply: 2021
    • Starting semester: First semester
    • Faculty: Choose between the Humanities or Economic and Management Sciences
    • Campus: South Campus
    • Location: Choose where you want to attend class, e.g. Bethlehem, Welkom, South Campus
    • Level of study: Undergraduate
    • Type of qualification: Higher Certificate (either Humanities or Economic and Management Sciences)
    • Academic programme: This will correspond with your choice in ‘Type of qualification’ above
    • Academic plan: This will correspond with your choice in the two blocks above.

To apply for a Higher Certificate programme in the Access programmes, click on the link below:

ONLINE application: Visit https://apply.ufs.ac.za. Keep your mobile phone and an active email address ready, as you require both to access and complete the online application form.



CONTACTS

Access (UAP)
Lydia Moilwa
+27 51 505 1201
MoilwaML@ufs.ac.za

Applications and Registrations: Open Distance and E-learning Programmes
Lourette Wilson
+27 51 505 1378
WilsonLA@ufs.ac.za

Distance-Education Programmes
Lebohang Seseane
+27 51 505 1452
TsekeletsaL@ufs.ac.za

Short Learning Programmes
Charlene Afrika
+27 51 505 1474
AfrikaCM@ufs.ac.za

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