BA Correctional Studies at University of Zululand

A bachelor’s in corrections concentrates on the correctional system that incarcerates, supervises, and rehabilitates offenders.

Admission to University of Zululand

The first step when applying for admission at the University is deciding on the qualification you wish to obtain.

Upon acceptance, depending on the chosen course, you are then admitted to one of the institution’s four faculties.

Entry Requirement

Your application will only be considered for admission if you qualify and meet the faculty requirements.

NOTE: Meeting the minimum admission requirements only means that you are eligible for selection, NOT that you will necessarily be accepted.

Min Admission Points

NSC pass with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in 4 recognized NSC 20-credit subjects; an achievement rating of 4 (50-59%) in Life Orientation and an achievement rating of 4 (50-59%) in English as a Home Language (Matric Exemption).

What can you do with a correctional Studies degree?

With this degree, students will be qualified to operate especially as correctional service officers, but they can also be used in any other safety and security-related institutions such as the police, private security, traffic police, the military, etc.).

How many years does it take to become a correctional manager?

Minimum duration: Three years.

How much do Correctional Service earn in South Africa?

Job TitleRangeAverage
Job Title: Correctional OfficerRange: R160k – R246kAverage: R228,532
Social WorkerRange: R0 – R0 (Estimated)Average: R276,356
Prison WardenRange: R0 – R0 (Estimated)Average: R97,250
Security ManagerRange: R0 – R0 (Estimated)Average: R467,000