Admission Requirements for Health Science UCT

By | November 21, 2022

Admission Requirements for Health Science UCT
 
Health Sciences
The Faculty offers the following undergraduate degree programmes :

  • BSc in Speech-Language Pathology: 4 years of study followed by 1 year community service
  • BSc in Audiology: 4 years of study followed by 1 year community service
  • BSc in Occupational Therapy: 4 years of study followed by 1 year community service
  • BSc in Physiotherapy: 4 years of study followed by 1 year community service
  • MBChB (Medicine): 6 years of study, then 2 years’ internship and 1 year community service.

 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

ELIGIBLE

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MBChB

Guaranteed admission

All applicants

Band A

MPS of 880 or above.

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

(MPS)

Mathematics, Physical Sciences and English at 70% or above

NBT results in Proficient range.

Admission very likely

Weighted MPS of 862 or above. Note: An applicant with a maximum disadvantage score of 20% and an FPS of 718 who does not submit a Personal

All applicants

Band B

Report, will meet the projected 862 Weighted MPS (718 + 143.6 + 0 = 862).

(Weighted

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

MPS)

Mathematics, Physical Sciences and English at 60% or above.

APS of 450. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Only SA

Admission very likely

MPS of 715 for redress category 1, 725 for redress category 2

applicants

Band C

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

in redress

(MPS)

At least 60% for Mathematics, Physical Sciences and English

categories 1

At least 50% for the next three best subjects excluding Life Orientation

and 2

APS of 450 points. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy

Guaranteed admission

All applicants

Band A

FPS of 730 and above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics, plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.APS of 430. NBT results in

Proficient or Intermediate range.

Admission very likely

WPS of 790 or above. Note: An applicant with a maximum disadvantage score of 20% and an FPS of 658 will meet the 790 WPS requirement (658

All applicants

Band B

+132 = 790).

(WPS)

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics, plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.APS of 360. NBT results in

Proficient or Intermediate range.

Only SA

Possible admission

applicants in

Band C

FPS of 550. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

redress

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics,plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences. APS of 360. NBT results in Proficient

categories 1

or Intermediate range.

and 2

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Band A

Guaranteed admission

All applicants

FPS of 730 or above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics, plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences. APS of 430. NBT results in

Proficient or Intermediate range.

Admission very likely

Band B

WPS of 790 or above. Note: An applicant with a maximum disadvantage score of 20% and an FPS of 658 will meet the 790 WPS requirement (658

All applicants

+132 = 790).

(WPS)

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Only SA

Possible admission

applicants

Band C

FPS of 550 and above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

in redress

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

categories 1

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range**.

and 2

*Applicants who offer Maths Literacy will be considered on an individual basis.

**Applicants with one NBT result in the Upper Basic range may be considered on an individual basis.

Bachelor of Science in Audiology

Band A

Guaranteed admission

All applicants

FPS of 620 or above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics, plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

ELIGIBLE

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission very likely

Band B

WPS of 710 or above

All applicants

Note: An applicant with a maximum disadvantage score of 20% and an FPS of 592 will meet the 710 WPS requirement (592+118 = 710).

(WPS)

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Only SA

Possible admission

applicants

Band C

FPS of 530 or above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

in redress

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

categories 1

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range**.

and 2

*Applicants who offer Maths Literacy will be considered on an individual basis.

**Applicants with one NBT result in the Upper Basic range may be considered on an individual basis.

Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Guaranteed admission

All applicants

Band A

FPS of 600 or above.

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

(FPS)

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Admission very likely

WPS of 670 or above.

All applicants

Band B

Note: An applicant with a maximum disadvantage score of 20% and a FPS of 558 will meet the 670 WPS requirement (558 + 112 = 670).

(WPS)

Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range.

Only SA

Possible admission

FPS of 497 or above. Applicants must meet the following minima to be considered:

applicants in

Band C

At least 50% for all subjects, which must include English and Mathematics (or 60% for Maths Literacy*), plus Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.

redress catego-

(FPS)

APS of 340. NBT results in Proficient or Intermediate range**.

ries 1 and 2

*Applicants who offer Maths Literacy will be considered on an individual basis.

**Applicants with one NBT result in the Upper Basic range may be considered on an individual basis.