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UNIVEN Admission Requirements 2025/26

UNIVEN Admission Requirements 2025.UNIVEN Admission Requirement

The management of the University of Venda (UNIVEN) has stated that all applicants are to take notes on these admission requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate (degree, PhD, Masters, diploma, certificate, short course, and non-degree) programs, respectively, for the 2025 academic year, before applying for admission.

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If you are a UNIVEN aspirant and want to know the complete admission requirements for 2025, congratulations! This post will solve your issue and also show you available UNIVEN admission courses and requirements for the current academic session.

University of Venda Admission Requirements

If you are searching for UNIVEN admission requirements, this information is quite helpful, as you will be shown all you need to be accepted into the institution.

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Degree:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50–59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the recognised 20-credit NSC subjects. In addition, applicants must have a minimum point score of 26.

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A grade 12 certificate with a bachelor or matriculation exemption is required if grade 12 has been achieved.

Diploma:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate achievement, 40–49%) or better in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects.

Certificate:

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC), as certified by Umalusi.
To be considered for admission to specific programmes, applicants are required to have the appropriate combinations of recognised National Senior Certificate subjects as well as certain levels of achievement in these subjects.

Scoring scale for 2025

Calculation of admission point score

Matric

NSC level

Percentage

Score

A+

7

90 – 100

9.0 – 10

A

7

80 – 89

8.0 – 8.9

B

6

70 – 79

7.0 – 7.9

C

5

60 – 69

6.0 – 6.9

D

4

50 – 59

5.0 – 5.9

E

3

40 to 49

4.0 – 4.9

F

2

30 to 39

0

G

1

0 – 29

0

Unless the Senate grants special permission, modules taken outside a prescribed curriculum, i.e., “extra-curricula” modules, shall be subject to the same admission requirements as modules taken within the prescribed curriculum for a degree or diploma.

N.B. Achievement of the minimum requirement does not guarantee an applicant admission to any programme. The minimum points for admission to a bachelor’s degree program are 26 and can be reviewed by the Senate from time to time.

Remember to attach the following documents with your application:

• Upload copies of the following documents in PDF format when you apply for undergraduate studies:

  • Your ID or passport.
  • Your Grade 11 final results with the school’s stamp.
  • Your academic record is only valid if you are a current student at another institution of higher learning.
  • Academic record and certificate of good conduct (if you have already studied at a tertiary institution).
  • Copy of study/residence permit, medical insurance, or SAQA Evaluation Certificate (if you are an international applicant).
  • Proof of payment (R100 application fee) payable on ABSA account no. 1000 000 589 and use your ID number or student number as your reference.

Admission means approval to report for registration as a student of the university. 

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Application for admission must be made online or on the prescribed form, which must be accompanied by the following: 

  1. (i) a testimonial of good conduct; 
  2. (ii) a Matriculation/NSC/NCV certificate or, if not 
  3. (iii) yet available, some form of proof that the prospective student complies with the necessary requirements for the degree for which s/he desires to register, or a statement of last school symbol achieved; 
  4. (iv) application fee: non-refundable 
  5. (v) Copy of page 1 of the identity document or passport. 

No person shall be admitted as a candidate for a degree unless he has obtained the NSC/NCV with an achievement rating of 4 and above and meets the specified appropriate level of APS Score subject achievement for that particular qualification, the Matriculation Certificate of Higher Education South Africa (HESA), or a certificate of exemption from the Matriculation Examination as approved by UMALUSI. It may be required of a prospective student to pass an entrance test before being granted permission to register. Alternatively, it may be required of a student to take special modules in certain disciplines. 

Appropriate prior learning in a specified area of study may also be recognised. The criteria to assess prior learning shall be determined by the Senate. 

For more information and inquiries, please navigate to the University of Venda (UNIVEN) portal. All details are available on the institution’s official website.

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