NWU's Cutting-Edge Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree, 2025 (2024)

Diploma in Coaching Science

Sport Coaching

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 2 years

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Mahikeng Potchefstroom

  • Coaching Instructor
  • Sport Organiser and Administrator

Bachelor of Health Sciences

with Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%) and Physical Sciences level 4 (50-59%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Life Sciences is recommended
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Life Science Teacher
  • Research Laboratories

with Physiology and Psychology

  • Mathematics level 3 (40-49%) and Physical Sciences level 4 (50-59%)

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition

  • Life Sciences is recommended

  • Academic paper selection

  • Best average mark

  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Life Science Teacher
  • Psychologist

with Sport Coaching and Human Movement Sciences

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Mahikeng Potchefstroom

with Recreation Science and Psychology

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Recreation Consultant
  • Adventure Therapist
  • Team-building Specialist
  • with Recreation Science and Tourism Management
  • with Sport and Recreation Administration
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Recreation Consultant
  • Adventure Instructor
  • Adventure Therapist
  • Team-building Specialist
  • Recreation Centre Manager

Bachelor of Arts in Behavioural Sciences

with Psychology and Labour Relations Management

  • Mathematics level 3 (40-49%) or Mathematical Literacy level 5 (60-69%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom Vanderbijlpark

  • Labour Relations Specialist / Practitioner
  • Research
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Analyst

Bachelor of Arts

  • with Psychology and Geography andEnvironmental Management
  • with Psychology and Tourism Management
  • Mathematics level 3 (40-49%) or Mathematical Literacy level 5 (60-69%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Environmental Manager
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Climatologist
  • Disaster Manager
  • Tourism Marketer
  • Accommodation Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Tourism Researcher
  • Game Farm Manager

Bachelor of Social Sciences

with Psychology

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Mahikeng

  • Psychologist
  • Sociologist
  • Social and Community Service Managers

Bachelor of Consumer Studies

  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (50-59%) (designated natural science subjects: Mathematics or Physical Sciences or Agricultural or Life Sciences)
  • Level 6 (70%-79%) in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 3 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Food/Fashion in Retail/Industry
  • Project Management
  • Consumer Consultant
  • Client Service Manager

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management

with Food Communication

  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (50-59%) (designated Natural science subjects: Mathematics or Physical Sciences or Agricultural or Life Sciences)
  • Level 6 (70%-79%) in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Retail/Industry
  • Food and Innovation Manager
  • Product/Flavour Developer
  • Quality Assurance/Management
  • Food Technologist
  • Hospitality Manager

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Food Product Management

with Food Supply

  • Mathematics on level 4 (50-59%) is required
  • If Chemistry is chosen as an elective in the programme, Physical Sciences on level 4 (50-59%) is required
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit.
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Retail/Industry
  • Food and Innovation Manager
  • Product/Flavour Developer
  • Quality Assurance/Management
  • Food Technologist
  • Hospitality Manager

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Retail Management

with Fashion Communication

  • At least one subject from the Natural Sciences passed on level 4 (50-59%) (designated Natural science subjects: Mathematics or Physical Sciences or Agricultural or Life Sciences)
  • Level 6 (70%-79%) in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Sales Representative
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Space planner
  • Client Advisor/Stylist Manager

Bachelor of Consumer Sciences in Fashion Retail Management

with Fashion Supply

  • Mathematics on level 4 (50-59%) is required
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Sales Representative
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Space planner
  • Client Advisor/Stylist Manager

Bachelor of Social Work

  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Best average mark
  • Academic paper selection
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Mahikeng Potchefstroom Vanderbijlpark

  • Social Worker
  • Social Work Administrator
  • Research
  • Planner

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Pharmacy

  • Mathematics on level 5 (60-69%) and Physical Sciences on level 5 (60-69%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Life Sciences is recommended
  • Applications close 30June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit, depending on capacity
  • Due to high volumes of applications and limited capacity the following selection process will be followed:
    • Academic paper selection
    • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Community Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy (private and public)
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry
  • Wholesale Pharmacists
  • Healthcare managers
  • Medicine control officers (These positions are available at medical aids, local governments, the central government, etc)

Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

  • Mathematics on level 5 (60-69%) and Physical Sciences on level 5 (60-69%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Private sector
  • Food Industry
  • Food service management consultant or representative for pharmaceutical firms
  • Private Hospitals
  • Gymnasiums
  • Mining
  • Media Services
  • Fast-food firms
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Private Practice

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene

  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%) and Physical Sciences on level 5 (60-69%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 31 August
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • SASOL
  • City council
  • Mining companies (Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Impala Platinum, etc)
  • ESKOM
  • National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH)
  • Department of Labour (DoL)
  • Occupational hygiene consultants and Approved Inspection Authorities
  • Great demand internationally for qualified occupational hygienists

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics

  • Mathematics level 3 (40-49%) OR Mathematical Literacy level 4 (50-59%) AND Physical Sciences OR Life Sciences level 4 (50-59%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Students must be medically fit for the physical component of the course before starting studies in Biokinetics.
  • Academic paper selection
  • Best average mark
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Potchefstroom

  • Biokineticist

Bachelor of Nursing

  • Physical Sciences OR Mathematics OR Life Sciences on level 4 (50-59%)
  • Level 4 (50-59%) for language of tuition
  • Applications close 30June
  • Due to high volumes of applications and limited capacity the following selection process will be followed:
    • Participation in the “job shadowing programme” (40 hours) is recommended.
  • DURATION: 4 years

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Mahikeng

Potchefstroom

  • Nurse
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