Bachelor of Arts at University of Zululand

A Bachelor of Arts degree is a four-year college degree that covers standard general education requirements and then allows students to specialize in an area of interest.

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 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 do you study in a Bachelor of Arts?

Broadly speaking, subjects within the arts and social sciences (which make up a Bachelor of Arts), deal with ideas around identity and what it means to be human.

The arts or humanities include subjects like philosophy, history, English, languages, visual arts, performing arts, media and communications, and religion.

What can you work with as a Bachelor of Arts?

The Bachelor of Arts provides you with the necessary academic and intellectual foundation for graduate coursework in disciplines as varied as law, medicine, teaching, journalism, international relations, and media.

Roles in this category include:


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