Admission Point System
NSSC (H) – Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Higher Level; NSSC (O) – Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary Level; HIGCSE – Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education; IGCSE –International General Certificate of Secondary Education; SC – Senior Certificate (Higher Grade & Standard Grade); NSC – National Senior Certificate (South Africa); GCE – General Certificate of Education (Advanced and Ordinary Levels); IB – International Baccalaureate Schools (Higher Levels & Standard Levels)
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•The NUST offers Full-time, Part-time,Distance Education, and extra-curricular programs.
•The NUST is a vibrant institution of higher learning, with about 11,000 students enrolled.
•The medium of instruction is English. The institution offers opportunities for international exchanges.
•Three hostels on campus provide a bed-capacity of 429 to both male and female full-time students.
•The NUST also offers a wide range of sports and recreational activities.
Admission is based on completion of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification: Prospective students should have a matriculation certificate or equivalent, with a maximum of 6 qualifying subjects, which must yield a score of at least 25 points. A candidate should obtain an E symbol or better in English.
TAKING EDUCATION TO THE PEOPLE
In order to make education more accessible to Namibians, the NUST has a network of nine centres located in the following towns: Gobabis, Katima Mulilo, Keetmanshoop, Khorixas, Oshakati, Otjiwarongo, Rundu, Swakopmund, Tsumbeb, and Windhoek. The centres are administered through the Centre for Open and Lifelong Learning (COLL).
Prospective candidates for the degree of Master shall apply in writing for admission to the required study year. Each application shall be considered on its merit by the Postgraduate Studies Committee. The general requirement for admission to the degree of Master shall be a recognized four-year Bachelor degree with a research component or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate.
Admission is based on completion of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification: Prospective students should have a matriculation certificate or equivalent, with a maximum of 5 qualifying subjects, which must yield a score of at least 25 points Evaluation Scale. A candidate should obtain an E symbol or better in English.
Admission Based on Age and Maturity
Applicants who do not meet normal admission requirements, but have at least a Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification, may, in the spirit of lifelong learning and redress of past disadvantage, apply for admission through the mature age entry scheme.
Applicants under the mature age entry scheme should:
>Have reached the age of 23 years on 1 January of the academic year for which admission is sought.
>Normally have completed their full-time school or college education at least three years before the academic year for which admission is sought. Selection for mature age entry will be, by means of appropriate written entrance tests, three years relevant work experience, satisfactory references and passing of the NUST language proficiency test in English at a level which enables them to commence programmes of study as approved by Senate.