South Africa

South Africa

Here at the University of Wolverhampton, we extend a warm welcome to students from South Africa and look forward to you joining us here in the UK.

We have a strong relationship with Africa and a strong presence in the continent, including our Regional Office and the work carried out by our Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

When you arrive here, you’ll be based at one of our three campuses in the heart of the UK. Get involved with student activities and experience the best that Wolverhampton has to offer, from the city’s choice of restaurants and entertainment venues to carp fishing in nearby Trescott.

Entry requirements for students from South Africa

International Foundation Year

Students with a minimum score of 50% in the National Senior Certificate are eligible for the International Foundation Year.

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components is also required.

Students who have achieved a minimum of 70% in English language are exempt from English requirements.

Undergraduate

The National Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 70% can be accepted for entrance to Bachelor programmes.

Postgraduate

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a NARIC or government recognised institution can normally be considered for admission onto a Master’s degree:

NQF Level 7 degrees:

A score of 75% is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 65% is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 65% is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-masters course

 

NQF Level 8 degrees:

A score of 70% is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 60% is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 60% is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-masters course

English Language Requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University's own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

Some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University standard requirements. For details of each programme's English language requirement please see the individual course pages.

Please see the most commonly accepted English Language International Qualifications.

 

The following qualifications grant exemption from English language requirements: 

A score of 70% in English language in the National Senior School Certificate.

Country Specific Border Requirements

Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required.

Educational Advisers

You can also find out more information by speaking to one of our Educational Advisers for South Africa:

Mr Tarquin Stapa

Asetain

Kuhem Eastern Enterprise