BPolSci Political Studies UP

By | January 5, 2021

BPolSci Political Studies UP

This programme is aimed at the development of knowledge and skills to understand political developments and events and the impact thereof. This will enable the student, once employed in the public or private sector, to respond in an innovative and proactive manner to the problems and challenges of the political environment.

BPolSci Political Studies UP

Admission Requirements

  • The following candidates will be considered for admission: a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement ; a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a a graduate of such a institution;and a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty of the University of Pretoria.
  • Candidates who comply with the minimum subject requirements and achievement levels as well as the APS requirements of these programmes will be granted placement in the programmes , subject to the availability of space. The abovementioned is not applicable to selection programmes.
  • To retain admission learners will be expected to obtain an APS of at least 28 in Grade 12. Prospective students who have already been granted provisional admission in these study programmes but obtained at least an APS of 27 in Grade 12 will be considered by the Admission Committee should space be available. The Admission Committee of the Faculty of Humanities will consider these students once the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT) are available and depending on the availability of space.
  • The Faculty will assess satisfactory performance in the NBT in the light of its commitment to ensure that an appropriate proportion of the applicants will be drawn from the historically disadvantaged category of the population.
  • Applicants who meet the minimum APS requirements, but who do not comlpy with the subject requirements must wrute the NBT.
  • Life Orientation is excluded when calculating the APS.

 

Minimum requirements 
Achievement Level APS
Afrikaans or English
NSC/IEB HIGCSE AS-Level A-Level
5 3 C C 30

BPolSci Political Studies UP

Humanities Undergraduate: Bonga Tsebe +27 (0)12 420 2188 bonga.tsebe@up.ac.za
Postgraduate: Petru Woest +27 (0)12 420 2736 petru.woest@up.ac.za