Wits University Admission Requirements for Science

Your admission to Wits University for Faculty of Science 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 Admission / Entry Requirements for Faculty of Science:

Science

Programme Minimum Admission Requirements  Selection procedures
APS Subjects & achieved scale
Bachelor of Science in the field of:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Chemistry with Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Sciences and Engineering
43 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 6
Physical Science – 6
Applicants between 40 – 42 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places
  • Physical Sciences
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 6
Physical Science – 5
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • Computer Science
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 6
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • Biological Sciences
  • Geographical and Archaeological Sciences
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 5
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • Geological Sciences
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 6
Physical Science – 5
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 7
Mathematics – 7
Physical Science – 7
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
  • Mathematics of Finance
42 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 6
Applicants between 40 – 41 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.
Bachelor of Science (General)
BSc (3 years)
40 points and above English HL or 1st Add Lang – 5
Mathematics – 5
Applicants between 38 – 39 points will be waitlisted subject to the availability of places.