Admission Requirements to study at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).
Local or international students looking forward to applying study at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), would need to meet the minimum requirements of the course they are applying. The eligibility criteria required, entry or admission requirements for students in order to apply for a particular course may vary per course.
As a general guide, students should present the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission to the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).
1. National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate
1.1 Applicants to undergraduate degree programmes must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate for Degree Studies (NSC-Deg) or a Senior Certificate with endorsement.
1.2 Applicants to undergraduate diploma programmes must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate for Diploma studies (NSC-Dip) or Senior Certificate.
2. Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction at UKZN is English, and UKZN requires a pass in English (Home Language or First Additional Language (FAL)) at Level 4 (50% or above) but note that the College of Law requires a pass in English Home language at Level 5 or English as FAL on Level 6. For admission to Diplomas or Alternative Access programmes a lower performance in English may be acceptable. In the Senior Certificate a pass for English at First or Second Language HG E is required.