Stellenbosch University, SUN Admission Requirements 2025/2026

Stellenbosch University, SUN Admission Requirements 2025/2026 Intake, Stellenbosch University Courses – The Stellenbosch University and SUN admission entry requirements for undergraduate, postgraduate, and distant learning courses for the 2025 academic year have been released.

Stellenbosch University Admission Requirements

Stellenbosch University’s (SUN) management has released the 2025 intake entry requirements for successful admission into the undergraduate and postgraduate (Degree, PhD, Masters, Diploma, Certificate, Short Course, and Non-Degree) programmes, respectively, for the 2025 academic year.

Potential students may apply to any of the Stellenbosch University undergraduate, postgraduate, master, diploma, doctorate, bachelor, pre-master, distance education learning, international, or PhD programmes at any time and be admitted subject to fulfilling all Stellenbosch University admission entry requirements for the 2025 academic year.

Eduloaded SA has published the Stellenbosch University admission entry requirements below as released on the official website.

Stellenbosch University Admission Entry Requirements 2025.

1.       Admission requirements (p. 19-20)

3.1         School-leaving qualifications

For admission to the university, you need:

      • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) or school-leaving certificate from the Independent Examination Board as certified by Umalusi with admission to bachelor’s (which requires that you obtain a mark of at least 4 (50-59%) in each of four designated university admission subjects); or
      • The South African Matriculation Board issued a university exemption certificate to students with other school qualifications.
3.2         Minimum admission requirements for the Faculty’s degree programmes
      • In addition to the abovementioned school-leaving qualifications, the admission requirements for the programmes BSc Agric, BSc For, BSc Cons Ecol, BSc Food Sc and B Agric Admin are as follows:
        • An average performance level of 60% in the NSC or the IEB’s school-leaving certificate (excluding Life Orientation), or other school qualification;
        • English or Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) – 4 (50%);
        • Mathematics – 5 (60%); and
        • Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) – 4 (50%).

Take note that the following admission requirements apply to the below-mentioned fields of study:

      • Admission requirements for the fields of study BScAgric with Soil Science and Chemistry as major subjects:
        • An average performance level of 60% in the NSC or the IEB’s school-leaving certificate (excluding Life Orientation), or other school qualification;
        • English or Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) – 4 (50%);
        • Mathematics – 6 (70%); and
        • Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) – 4 (50%).
      • Admission requirements for the field of study Wood and Wood Products Science:
        • An average performance level of 60% in the NSC or the IEB’s school-leaving certificate (excluding Life Orientation), or other school qualification;
        • English or Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) – 4 (50%);
        • Mathematics – 6 (70%); and
        • Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) – 5 (60%).
      • Admission requirements for the field of study BAgric (Elsenburg):

In addition to the general admission requirements of Stellenbosch University, admission to the programme leading to BAgric (Elsenburg) requires, at minimum:

        • English or Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) – 4 (50%);
        • Mathematics – 4 (50%) OR Mathematical Literacy – 5 (60%);
        • Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) – 4 (50%); OR
        • Life Sciences – 4 (50%); OR
        • Agricultural Sciences – 4 (50%).

As a prospective student, you must also write the National Benchmark Tests (NBT). You must write the Academic and Quantitative Literacy Test (AQL). If you take mathematics as a subject, you must also write the mathematics (MAT) test. However, if you are taking mathematical literacy and applying for the BAgric programme at Elsenburg, you do not need to write the mathematics test.

For more information and inquiries about Stellenbosch University admission entry requirements, you can contact the Keroka Technical Training Institute by visiting the institution’s official website or campus.

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