Wits University Admission Requirements for Humanities

Your admission to Wits University for Faculty of Humanities is dependent on you meeting the specific admission or entry requirements  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 Wits Entry / Admission Requirements for Faculty of Humanities:

Humanities

Programme
Minimum Admission Requirements 
Selection procedures
APS
Subjects & achieved scale
Bachelor of Arts  (3 years)
34 +
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Applicants with 30 – 33 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places and preference will be given to applicants with the best English results.
Bachelor of Arts with Law (3 years)
43 +
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 3
or Mathematical Literacy – 4
Law Courses – Applicants who wish to take law courses in their first year of study must meet the admission requirements for law.
Professional and specialist degrees (all 4 years)
BA (Digital Arts)
BA (Dramatic Art)
BA (Film & Television)
BA (Fine Arts)
BA (Music)
BA (Performing & Visual Arts)
34 +  as well as departmental selection procedures
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Applicants with 30 – 33 points may be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • BA (Digital Arts) – Interview, written assignment AND/OR submission of portfolio
  • BA (Dramatic Art) – Interview, written assignment AND/OR audition
  • BA (Film & Television) – Interview AND/OR submission of portfolio
  • BA (Fine Arts) – Interview OR submission of portfolio
  • BMus – Interview AND audition
  • BA (Performing & Visual Arts) – Interview, written assignment AND/OR audition
Bachelor of Social Work (4 years)
34 +
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
All applicants are required to write the NBT
Bachelor of Audiology
(4 years)
Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology
(4 years)
34 +
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 4
All applicants are required to write the NBT
Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching 
Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching
 
Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and FET Teaching
36 +
English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Applicants between 31 – 35 points (preference to higher English results) will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places