Uniswa Faculty of Social Science Admission Requirements

By | January 20, 2017

Uniswa Faculty of Social Science Admission Requirements

1. Bachelor of Arts (Social Science)
The Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) is a four-year degree programme. The subjects offered are:

Public Administration
Sociology
Economics
Statistics
Geography
Demography
Mathematics
Political Science

In first year students are expected to take between 6 and 8 subjects from the list above including Academic Communication Skills, Introduction to Computing for Social Science and HIV Prevention, Infection and Management of AIDS. In years 2 to 4, a student takes courses of two major subjects from the list above.

Entrance Requirements:
In conformity with the general regulations on the normal requirements relating to Bachelor degree programmes, each candidate must possess a minimum of six passes in the GCE O-Level which must include passes at C grade or better in English Language at least C grade or better in a minimum of four subjects drawn from the list below:

English Literature
Agriculture
Physical Science
History
Geography
Chemistry
Human & Social Biology
Physics
SiSwati
Biology
Principles of Accounts
Commerce
Bible Knowledge
Bookkeeping
Additional Mathematics
Mathematics
General Science
Economics
French
OR
have a C grade or better in a minimum of three subjects in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) drawn from the list below:
English Literature
History
Development Studies
Geography
Economics
French
Physical Science
Agriculture
Fashion and Fabric
Physics
Mathematics
Biology
Religious Studies
Accounting
Combined Science
SiSwati
Business Studies
Chemistry
Information Technology
Design and Technology
Food and Nutrition
Environmental Management

Candidates intending to major in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Geography must have at least a Credit in O-Level/IGCSE Mathematics.

2. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)

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The LL.B. degree is a programme covering five years of study and its complete structure can be found in the University Calendar. Introduction to Computing for Social Science and one other non-legal course elected with the approval of the Head of the Law Department from Economics, Political and Administration Studies, Sociology or Statistics and Demography are offered in year 1 only. Research Methods, a Sociology course, is offered in Year II of the programme.

Entrance Requirements:
To qualify for admission to the LL.B. degree, a candidate must satisfy the entrance requirements stipulated for admissions to the Bachelor of Arts (Social Science).

TRANSFER – B.A. LAW DEGREE HOLDERS
Holders of the B.A. Law degree will be eligible to enter year three of the LL.B degree programme, and shall not be exempted from any courses offered in that year and in subsequent years.

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