VUT Admission / Entry Requirements for Applied and Computer Sciences

Your admission to Vaal University of Technology (VUT) for Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements / APS for your chosen qualification. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may want to consider alternative qualifications or possibly, if you qualify, an extended programme (refer to the college admission requirements), enabling you to register for limited modules in your first year.

Here are the VUT General Admission Requirements for Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences:

Dip: Analytical Chemistry

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma or BTech Degree
Compulsory Subjects Note
English 4 3 = 40-49%
Mathematics 4 4 = 50-59%
Physical Science 4 5 = 60-69%
Life Orientation Max 3 6 = 70-79%
Any other 3 subjects
11 7 = 80-89%
8 = 90-99%
Total: 26

Dip: Biomedical Technology

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma or BTech Degree
Compulsory Subjects Note
English 4 3 = 40-49%
Mathematics 4 4 = 50-59%
Physical Science 4 5 = 60-69%
Life Science 4 6 = 70-79%
Life Orientation Max 3 7 = 80-89%
Any other 2 subjects 7 8 = 90-99%
Total: 26

Dip: Biotechnology

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma
Compulsory Subjects Note
English 4 3 = 40-49%
Mathematics 4 4 = 50-59%
Physical Science 4 5 = 60-69%
Life Science 4 6 = 70-79%
Life Orientation Max 3 7 = 80-89%
Any other 3 subjects 7 8 = 90-99%
Total: 26

Dip: Non-destructive testing

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma
Compulsory Subjects Note
English 4 3 = 40-49%
Mathematics 4 4 = 50-59%
Physical Science 4 5 = 60-69%
Life Orientation Max 3 6 = 70-79%
Any other 3 subjects 12 7 = 80-89%
8 = 90-99%
Total: 27

Dip: Information Technolog

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma or BTech Degree
Compulsory Subjects
English 4
Mathematics 4
Information Technology 4
Any other 1 subject 4
Life Orientation Max 3
If Mathematics & Information Technology 2 subjects 7
Total: 26

Foundation IT Entry Requirements

Subjects (Life Skills included) NDip
Compulsory Subjects Note
English 3 3 = 40-49%
Mathematics or 3 or 4 = 50-59%
Mathematical Literacy 5 5 = 60-69%
Life Orientation Max 3 6 = 70-79%
Any other 4 subjects 14 8 = 90-99%
Total: 23 (with mathematics)
25 (with mathematical literacy)

Bachelor of Nursing

Subjects
NSC Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma or BTech Degree
Compulsory Subjects
English 4
Mathematics 4
Physical Science 4
Life Science 4
Life Orientation Max 3
Any other 2 subjects 7
Total: 26

Note: Scholars who do not qualify for the National Diploma Programmes may apply for the pre diploma bridging programmes.
Tel: (016) 950 9589. For details on the pre diploma bridging progammes see VUT website.

Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences

Tel: (016) 950 9249 Fax: (016) 950 9793

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Tel: (016) 950 9648/9321/7592 Fax: (016) 950 9794

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