NWU School of Nursing Requirements For Health Sciences

NWU School of Nursing Requirements For Health Sciences.
NWU School of Nursing Requirements For Health Sciences
The North-West University (NWU) School of Nursing Science provides education and training of international quality to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Nursing is a dynamic profession with opportunities for specialization after completing the basic Nursing degree. The dedicated, competent staff ensures that students are equipped with competence, responsibility, authority and accountability after registration as a professional nurse at the South African Nursing Council.
The NWU School of Nursing Science is not just an academic and research domain, but we are also proud of the integral role we play in the community. The nursing profession is essential in promoting health, prevention and treatment of disease conditions and care for the dignified death of a patient.

The language of instruction for contact students at the Mafikeng Campus in this curriculum is English.
The language of instruction for contact students at the Potchefstroom Campus in this curriculum is Afrikaans. Lectures are made accessible by means of educational interpreting into English for students who do not have sufficient capacity in Afrikaans. In certain modules the language of instruction is English and the lectures are made accessible by means of educational interpreting into Afrikaans.

NWU School of Nursing Requirements For Health Sciences

Please note that the below admission requirements are subject to change pending selection and possible faculty-specific requirements.

Degree Field Requirements APS Campus Possible Career Opportunities
Diploma in Coaching Science Coaching
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 2 years
18 Potch
Mafikeng
  • Coaching Instructor
  • Sport Organiser and Administrator
Bachelor of Health Sciences with Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Mathematics level 5 and Physical Science level 4
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
  • Life Science Teacher
  • Research Laboratories
Bachelor of Health Sciences
 
with Physiology and Psychology
  • Mathematics Level 3 and Physical Science Level 4
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
  • Life Science Teacher
  • Psychologist
Bachelor of Health Sciences with Sport Coaching and Human Movement Sciences
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
Mafikeng
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sport Organiser
Bachelor of Health Sciences
 
with Recreation Science and Psychology
with Recreation Science and Tourism Management
with Sport and Recreation Administration
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
  • Recreation Consultant
  • Adventure Instructor
  • Adventure Therapist
  • Team-building Specialist
  • Recreation Centre Manager
Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences with Psychology and Labour Relations Management
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
Vaal
  • Labour Relations Specialist / Practitioner
  • Research
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Analyst
Bachelor of Arts with Psychology and Geography & Environmental Management
with Psychology and Tourism Management
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
  • Environmental Manager
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Climatologist
  • Disaster Manager
  • Tourism Marketer
  • Accommodation Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Tourism Researcher
  • Game Farm Manager
Bachelor of Consumer Studies
 
  • At least one natural science subject at level 4 recognized
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 3 years
24 Potch
  • Food/Fashion in Retail/Industry
  • Project Management
  • Consumer Consultant
  • Client Service Manager
Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management
 
 
 
 
with Food Communication
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (designated natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 4 years
24 Potch
 
  • Retail / Industry
  • Food and Innovation Manager
  • Product / Flavour Developer
  • Quality Assurance / Management
  • Food Technologist
  • Hospitality Manager
Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management
 
with Food Supply
  • Mathematics on level 4
  • If Chemistry is chosen as an elective, Mathematics and Physical Sciences on level 4 is required
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel and completion of a selection test.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24 Potch
 
  • Retail / Industry
  • Food and Innovation Manager
  • Product / Flavour Developer
  • Quality Assurance / Management
  • Food Technologist
  • Hospitality Manager
Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Retail Management
 
 
 
 
with Fashion Communication
  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (designated natural science subjects: Mathematics OR Physical OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences).
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel; and completion of a selection test
  • DURATION: 4 years
24 Potch
 
  • Sales Representative
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Space planner
  • Client Advisor / Stylist Manager
Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Product Management
 
 
with Fashion Supply
  • Mathematics on level 4
  • A pass rate of at least 60% (level 5) for non-designated modules
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel and completion of a selection test.
  • DURATION: 4 years
24 Potch
 
  • Sales Representative
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Space planner
  • Client Advisor / Stylist Manager
Bachelor of Social Work
  • Language requirement: A pass mark of level 4 in the language of learning and teaching on Home Language OR First Additional Language level.
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit

TAKE NOTE:

The General admission requirements are described according to A-rules 1.5 and further applicable regulations in Faculty Rules.
  1. No student will be allowed into the BSW programme unless he/she has furnished written proof the he/ she has not been convicted of any offence against a child in terms of the Sexual Offences
  2. Act (Act 23 of 1957) and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 32 of 2007
A student should be in possession of a full Matriculation exemption certificate with an average pass mark of at least 60% during the matriculation examination
SELECTION PROCESS:
Completion of a psychometric selection tests;
Completion of a questionnaire that will be given at the testing centre; and
A possible interview with experts in a selection panel
  • DURATION: 4 years
28 Potch
Mafikeng
Vaal
  • Social Worker
  • Social Work Administrator
  • Research
  • Planner
Bachelor of Social Sciences with Psychology
  • At least level 4 for English as Home Language OR at least level 5 for English as First Additional Language
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Mafikeng
Bachelor of Pharmacy Pharmacy
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 5
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
32 Potch
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy (private and public)
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry
  • Wholesale Pharmacists
  • Healthcare managers
  • Medicine control officers (These positions are available at medical aids, local governments, the central government, etc)
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Physical Science at level 4
  • Academic paper selection & Interview
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
26 Potch
  • Private sector
  • Food Industry
  • Food service Management Consultant or Representative for Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Private Hospitals
  • Gymnasiums
  • Mining
  • Media Services
  • Fast Food Firms
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Private Hospitals
  • Private Practice
Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Physical Science at level 5
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
27 Potch
 
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • SASOL
  • City council
  • Mining companies (Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Impala Platinum, etc)
  • ESKOM
  • National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH)
  • Department of Labour (DoL)
  • Occupational hygiene consultants and Approved Inspection Authorities Great demand internationally for qualified occupational hygienists
Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematics Literacy level 4
  • Physical Science OR Life Sciences at least level 4.
  • Academic paper selection; Best average mark
TAKE NOTE:
Students should, prior to starting the course in Biokinetics, be medically fit for the fitness component of the course
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • DURATION: 4 years
32 Potch
  • Biokineticist
Bachelor of Nursing
 
Nursing Sciences A potential student must be in possession of:

  • A National Senior Certificate with university exemption OR an equivalent qualification
  • Physical Sciences OR Mathematics OR Life Sciences level 4
  • English OR Afrikaans at least level 4

Furthermore, the School of Nursing Sciences, requires candidates:

  • SELECTION: Selection test for first year nursing students
  • Participation in the “job shadowing programme” (40 hours) is compulsory before selection is finalised
25 Mafikeng
Potch
 

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