Wits University Admission Requirements

By | July 19, 2022
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 Wits University Admission Requirements

 Wits University Admission Requirements | Requirements / APS

Wits tabulates the points score for all subjects on the following basis:

  • That English must be taken either as Home Language or as 1st Additional Language. Foreign students presenting with English as 2nd Additional Language will have the option of a foreign conditional exemption and / or English proficiency tests.
  • Maths is compulsory for all numerate programmes in Engineering and Built Environment, Commerce, Law and Management, and Science.
  • Maths Literacy is accepted for some degrees (see Admission Requirements (NSC)).
  • Wits does not distinguish between designated vs non-designated subjects when calculating the admission point score (APS)
  • The APS calculation is based on the best seven subjects including Life Orientation
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APS Table

NSC Scale of Achievement NSC% Wits APS Wits APS% Wits APS for Maths & English Wits APS for Life Orientation Wits APS for Other subjects
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
80-99
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
8
7
6
5
4
3
90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
8 + 2=10
7 + 2=9
6 + 2=8
5 + 2=7
4
3
4
3
2
1
8
7
6
5
4
3

Designated Subjects – NSC

  • Agric Sciences
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Mathematics
  • Dramatic Art
  • Geography
  • Maths Literacy
  • Music
  • History
  • Consumer studies
  • Visual Art
  • Religion Studies
  • Information technology
  • Accounting
  • Life Sciences
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • All official languages and a number of non- official languages
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