Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts(Arts)
  • Major Subject: Arts
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts

  •  Nelson Mandela University , Port Elizabeth   
    The following are some of the modules covered:

    (i) Human Rights

    (ii) Transformation Of Work

    (iii) Local and Regional Resource Management

    (iv) Psychological Research Methods

    (v) State, Society And Economy In Africa

    (vi) Philosophy and The Ethos- Nature

    (vii) Organisational Behaviour

    (viii) African History And Globalization

    (ix) General And Strategic Management

    (x) Environmental Management

    (xi) Economics Of Financial Markets

    (xii) Applying Cultural Knowledge

    (xiii) Language Change



    Admission requirements for current grade 12 learners

    Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
    An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
    An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
    NSC achievement rating of at least 60% in any one Home or First Additional Language.
    NSC achievement rating of at least 35% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 55% for Mathematical Literacy.


    Admission requirements for applicants who matriculated prior to 2008

    (i) Matriculation exemption/endorsement.

    (ii) Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.


    Mode of study: full time


    Course duration: 3 years
  •  Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Midrand  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    2. Or If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    3. Or You should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
    4. Or You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
    5. And:
    -You need 25 or more Pearson Institute points.
    -You need 50% or above for Grade 12 English.
  •  IIE Varsity College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • An NSC with Degree admission – a minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four (4) DESIGNATED NSC subjects. (This excludes Life Orientation which is a 10 credit subject); OR
    • An NC(V) with Degree admission – a minimum of 60% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four (4) compulsory vocational subjects; OR
    • An SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
    • A Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate or 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate discipline.
  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning,
    or
    -A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa  
    Admission Requirements:

    -NSC pass with Engl HL 4/ FAL 3 and LO 4/ Matric Exemption.
  •  NewBridge College, Durban  
    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley  
    Duration: 3 years
  •  St Augustine Private Tertiary Institution, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 3 years
  •  University of Venda, Limpopo  
  •  St. Augustine College of South Africa, Johannesburg  
  •  University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban  




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