Programme Options

Programme Options

Section A: Higher Certificates

  • Option availability varies from site to site.
  • No Higher Certificates are offered in Oudtshoorn.
  • The writing of the National Benchmark Test is not applicable.
Programme Description Minimum Admission Requirements
Programme Academic Plan Code AP Language of instruction
Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (BCom study option) LC610000 18 3 (40%)
Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences (BAdmin study option) LC614000 18 3 (40%)
Higher Certificate in the Humanities LC111000 18 3 (40%)

Modules for each of the Higher Certificates:

Option 1: Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences Option 2: Higher Certificate in the Humanities
Mainstream University Modules:
For the BCom study option:

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Individual Differences
  • General Management Skills
  • Business Functions

For the BAdmin study option:

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Individual Differences
  • General Management Skills
  • Public Administration and Management Theories
  • Communication Studies + Psychology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities; or
  • Communication Studies + Sociology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities; or
  • Psychology and Sociology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities; or
  • Communication Studies + Anthropology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities; or
  • Political Science + Psychology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities; or
  • Political Science + Sociology + Mathematical Literacy for the Humanities

Note: Mainstream University Module combination availability varies from site to site

Development Modules:
For the BCom study option:

  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • General Language course in English
  • Introduction to University Mathematics

For the BAdmin study option:

  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • General Language course in English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • General Language course in English
  • Academic Literacy course in English
  • Basic Computer Literacy

Section B: University Preparation Programme (UPP)

  • Option availability varies from site to site.
  • The writing of the Compulsory National Benchmark Test is not applicable.
Programme Description Minimum Admission Requirements
Programme options Academic Plan Code AP Language of instruction Mathematics Life Sciences Physical Sciences Site
Commerce (BCom) 6002 20 3 (40%) 3 (40%) Oudtshoorn
Administration (BAdmin) 6009 20 3 (40%) Oudtshoorn
Human and Social Sciences 1002 20 3 (40%) Oudtshoorn
Natural Sciences* 40001 20 3 (40%) 3 (40%) 3 (40%) 3 (40%) South Campus,
Sasolburg,
Welkom
Either Life Sciences or Physical Sciences are required.
Agricultural Sciences 50001 20 3 (40%) 2 (30%) South Campus
Mathematical Literacy on level 5 (60%) will also be accepted.
Education 7099 20 3 (40%) South Campus,
Oudtshoorn

Modules for each option of the UPP:

Option 1: UPP for Economic and Management Sciences (Oudtshoorn) Option 2: UPP for Human and Social Sciences (Oudtshoorn) Option 3: UPP for Natural and Agricultural Sciences (South Campus, Sasolburg, and Welkom) Option 4: UPP for Education (South Campus and Oudtshoorn)
Mainstream University Modules:
For the BCom study option:

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Individual Differences
  • General Management Skills
  • Business Functions

For the BAdmin study option:

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Individual Differences
  • General Management Skills
  • Communication Studies and Psychology
  • Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology; or
  • BAgric Programme (Agriculture) (South Campus in Bloemfontein only)
  • Education Studies 1 and General Pedagogy 1
Development Modules:
For the BCom study option:

  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • Academic Literacy Course in English
  • Introduction to University Mathematics

For the BAdmin study option:

  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • Academic Literacy Course in English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • Academic Literacy Course in English
  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • Academic Literacy Course in English
  • Basic Computer Literacy (South Campus in Bloemfontein only)
  • Course in Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
  • Academic Literacy Course in English or Afrikaans
  • Basic Computer Literacy (South Campus in Bloemfontein only)
Compulsory N4 Modules at TVET Colleges in sub-regions:
  • N4 course in Computer Practice
  • N4 course in Communication
  • N4 course in Computer Practice
  • N4 course in Communication
  • N4 course in Computer Practice
  • N4 course in Communication
  • N4 course in Computer Practice
  • N4 course in Communication

Note: Students who stay in the sub-regions, i.e. Bethlehem, Welkom, Sasolburg, and Oudtshoorn (excluding Bloemfontein), and meet the admission requirements of the university (AP of 30 and higher), may study locally and register for the mainstream university modules as mentioned in the above three options.
For more information or to apply for the programme, please contact:
The Programme Manager: Ms Tshego Setilo | University Access Programme | South Campus | PO Box 339 | Bloemfontein | 9300.
Enquiries: Ms Lydia Moilwa | T: +27 51 505 1201/1362 | F: +27 51 505 1205 / accessinfo@ufs.ac.za
Ms Refiloemosa Mokhobo: +27 51 505 1353/1200 / accessinfo@ufs.ac.za