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UP: COURSES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE MATHS

By Victoria Ntuli
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UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA: COURSES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE MATHS!

BA (Information Design)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 31 July

The NBT is not required for the BA (Information Design) programme. Students are advised to apply at least two weeks before the closing date, which is 31 July.

To retain admission, you must obtain an APS of at least 28 in the NSC. The selection process has two stages:

Submission of a portfolio of at least 20 recent works, which must be sent to the School of the Arts: Visual Arts by 31 July. The School of the Arts: Visual Arts will then use your APS, your portfolio, your academic merit point score and a questionnaire to determine if you are eligible for the final selection process. Please submit your online application on the UP Portal at least two weeks before 31 July.

The final selection process takes place in August and consists of an interview and selection tests. Detailed information about the selection steps, including the portfolio requirements and the questionnaire, can be obtained at www.up.ac.za/visualarts.

– You will be notified by email and/or SMS if you qualify for the final selection process. 
– Approximately 100 applicants are invited to take part in the final selection process, and the results are made available by mid-September. The UP online status of 
applicants will be updated accordingly in October. The final selection process takes place in August and consists of an interview and selection tests.

Careers: 
Animators, graphic designers, illustrators, interaction designers, communication designers, art directors, media production managers, design managers, designers of animation and motion graphics, design educators, media designers or freelance designers; typographers for advertising and branding agencies, publishing industries, web design companies, broadcasting and animation studios; in-house design for large companies, state and parastatal organisations, research and educational institutions, public relations and marketing companies, design consultants, printers and production houses or owners of private studios

BA

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Candidates are encouraged to write the NBT.
To retain admission, candidates must obtain an APS of at least 28 in the NSC.

Careers: 
There is a range of career options for students who complete the BA programme. Since the BA programme is relatively flexible, students can choose the same majors and elective modules as students studying in more structured programmes.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants with the APS of 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Departmental selection takes place at the end of the first year and is based on academic merit, an aptitude test and an interview. A police clearance certificate (PCC) is required to study social work. In terms of the Children’s Act (2005), all registered student social workers have to complete Form 30 in Part B of the National Child 
Protection Register (NCPR).

Career: Social worker

BA (Law)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants must at least obtain an APS of 28 in the NSC to be admitted. The NBT is not required for the BA (Law) programme.

Career:
Lawyer (A BA (Law) degree and an LLB degree are required.)

BA (Languages)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers: 
Advertising, media and communication, copywriting, creative writing, text and document design, editing, language planning, language teaching and training, lexicography (compilation of dictionaries), technical writing, public relations, translation, publishing, diplomatic sector or tourism. If you would like to become a language 
practitioner, we recommend you continue with a BAHons (Applied Language Studies) once you have completed a BA (Languages) degree. Once you have completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, you will be able to enter the teaching profession.

BSocSci (Industrial Sociology and Labour Studies

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers: 
Labour relations practice, arbitration, conflict management and resolution, labour administration and research, gender issues and dismissals, work for government institutions, parastatals, private sector and trade union organisations

BSocSci (Heritage and Cultural Tourism)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers:
Travel, tourism, tourist guides, management, hospitality, marketing, journalism, government, education and/or work in the broader museum and heritage fields on a local, national and international level.

BPolSci (International Studies)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers
International relations, diplomatic service, political consultation, conflict resolution, policy analysis, strategic intelligence, governance, international political 
economics and risk analysis

BPolSci (Political Studies)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers:
Policy analysis and consultation, political analysis and communication, governance, conflict resolution, strategic intelligence, political development and mobilisation and risk analysis

BA (Fine Arts)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 30 September

The NBT is not required for the BA (Fine Arts) programme. To retain admission, you must obtain an APS of at least 28 in the NSC. Candidates must also complete a UP competency test that assesses practical and theoretical components, and interview for admission to the programme. Successful applicants must achieve at least 60% in each of these components.

Careers: 
Gallery managers, art facilitators, art consultants/advisors, art educators, artists in the fine arts, artists in new media, artists in applied arts

BA (Visual Studies)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Applicants who obtained an APS of at least 28 in the NSC are encouraged to write the NBT to be admitted.

Careers: 
Art and film critics, visual culture specialists, art and culture educators, academics, art historians, curators, visual analysts, visual consultants, media and communication analysts, social media coordinators, gallery managers.

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 30 September

The NBT is not required for the Bachelor of Music (BMus) programme. The School of the Arts: Music selects candidates based on a practical singing or instrument performance of 15 minutes, as well as a theoretical test.
To retain admission, you must obtain an APS of at least 28 in the NSC.

Careers:
Music teachers, music technicians, solo and/or chamber music performers, orchestral musicians and composers

Bachelor of Music (BMus)—Extended programme

APS: 26
English (HL/FAL): 4
Duration: 5 years
Closing date: 30 September

For the Bachelor of Music (BMus)—Extended programme, the NBT is required. Prospective students will be required to write an assessment.
The School of the Arts: Music selects candidates based on a practical singing or instrument performance of 15 minutes, as well as a theoretical test.

Careers: 
Music teachers, music technicians, solo and/or chamber music performers, orchestral musicians and composers

Bachelor of Drama (BDram)

APS: 30
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

The NBT is not required for the Bachelor of Drama (BDram) programme. Applicants must complete and pass an audition process. To retain admission, you must obtain an APS of at least 28 in the NSC.

Careers: 
Actors (theatre, film, television and radio), physical theatre artists, theatre critics, radio and television presenters, directors, educational theatre practitioners and educators, community theatre artists and educators, light and sound operators, voice artists, stage and production managers, programme facilitators and 
managers, performing arts administrators, camera operators, documentary film-makers, digital and new media editors, playwrights, scriptwriters, play devisors, film and 
theatre researchers.

LLB

APS: 32
English (HL/FAL): 5
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 30 September

Candidates that fulfil the requirements for admission as set out in this brochure will be 
conditionally accepted on a first-come-first-served basis until 30 September, subject to the availability of places. However, as applications already open on 1 May and spaces are limited candidates are urged to apply as early as possible in the year.

Careers: 
Refer to the infographics in this brochure.
Queries relating to LLB applications can be directed to:
Ms Helen van Tonder
(Faculty of Law)
Tel +27 (0)12 420 4265
Fax +27 (0)12 420 2090
Email [email protected]

BDiv – Bachelor of Divinity

APS: 28
English (HL/FAL): 4
Duration: 4 years
Closing date: 30 September

Careers: 
Ministers, pastors, priests, preachers in certain denominations, missionaries and youth counsellors. Other possibilities include ethics consultants to businesses. Theological studies can be enriching for people in various other vocations. Prospective students who are interested in ordained ministry should discuss 
their intention to register for this programme with their church leadership.

BTh – Bachelor of Theology

APS: 28
English (HL/FAL): 4
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Careers: 
Ministers, pastors, priests, preachers in certain denominations, missionaries and youth counsellors. Other possibilities include ethics consultants to businesses. Theological studies can be enriching for people in various other vocations. Prospective students who are interested in ordained ministry should discuss 
their intention to register for this programme with their church leadership.

Diploma in Theology (DipTheol)

APS: 24
English (HL/FAL): 3
Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 September

Careers: 
Ministers, pastors, priests, lay preachers in certain denominations, missionaries and youth counsellors. Candidates should consult their church leadership on which programme would best suit their aims. The Diploma in Theology is intended for candidates who have completed NSC/IEB (or equivalent) but without the 
required university admission.

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