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UPP BRIDGING PROGRAMMES

What is UPP?

UPP are bridging programmes offered jointly by Flavius Mareka TVET College and the University of Free State.  The programmes have been designed to allow a student whose admission point (AP) is lower than the point required for admission to a university.

In order to register for the programme, a student has to meet the following admission requirements:

  • Must be in a possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC)
  •  4 Subjects in NSC with minimum achievement level of 3 ( 40 - 49% )
  • University of Free State ( UFS ) Admission Point ( AP ) between 20 - 27
  • Language of instruction ( English ) Minimum achievement level 3 ( 40 % )
  • Mathematics: Minimum achievement level 3 ( 40 % ) for chemistry and Mathematics
  •  Mathematics: Minimum achievement level 3 (40%) for B Com

Calculation of admission points (AP)

NSC

7 (80% - 100 %)

6 (70% -79%)

5 ( 60% - 69% )

4 (50% - 59%)

3 (40% - 49%)

2(30% - 39%)

1 (0% - 29%)

UFS

8 (90% - 100%)

7 (80% - 89%)

6 (70 % - 79 %)

5 (60% - 69 %)

4 (50% - 59%)

3 (40% - 49% )

2(30% - 39%)

AP

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

In the subject Life Orientation a student needs an achievement level of 5 (60%- 69%) or higher to score only 1 point when calculating the admission point.

Study options in UPP:

Option 1
Economic and Management Sciences
Option 2
Human and Social Sciences
Option 3
Natural and Agricultural Sciences

University Modules:

OPTIONS:

BCom: Introduction to Human Resource Management  and Introduction to Individual Differences

OR

BAdmin: Introduction to Human Resource Management  and Introduction to Individual Differences

College Subjects

Semester 1:

Introductory Information Processing N4

Introductory Communication N4

Semester 2:

Computer Practice N4

Communication N4

University Modules :

OPTION:

Psychology

English

College Subjects

Semester 1:

Introductory Information Processing N4

Semester 2:

Computer Practice N4

University Modules:

Chemistry

Mathematics

College Subjects

Introductory Information  Processing N4

Introductory Communication N4

Semester 2:

Computer Practice N4

Communication N4

Mainstream University Studies in Sasolburg

To qualify for direct admission to university studies in Sasolburg, a student needs:
- A national Certificate with a minimum achievement level of 4 (50 %) from designated list
- University of Free State admission point of 30 or higher
- Language of instruction :(English): a minimum achievement level of 4 ( 50 % - 59%)
- Natural & Agricultural Sciences :
> Mathematics:  minimum achievement level of 4 (50- 59%)
> Physical Science: minimum achievement level of 4 (50- 59% ) OR
> Life Science: minimum achievement level 4 (50 - 59%)

NSC

7 (80% - 100 %)

6 (70% -79%)

5 ( 60% - 69% )

4 (50% - 59%)

3 (40% - 49%)

2(30% - 39%)

1 (0% - 29%)

UFS

8 (90% - 100%)

7 (80% - 89%)

6 (70 % - 79 %)

5 (60% - 69 %)

4 (50% - 59%)

3 (40% - 49% )

2(30% - 39%)

AP

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

In the subject Life Orientation a student needs an achievement level of 5 (60- 69%) or higher to score only 1 point when calculating the admission point.

Study options in this programme:

Option 1

Economic and Management Sciences

OPTIONS:

BCom: Introduction to Human Resource Management  and Introduction to Individual Differences

OR

BAdmin: Introduction to Human Resource Management  and Introduction to Individual Differences

Option 2

Human and Social Sciences

  •  English
  • Psychology

Option 3

Natural and Agricultural Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that a student considers taking the following courses in order to improve his/her skills:

  •  Academic Language Course in English (ALC 108) for students who do not take English as a subject
  •  Skills and Competencies for lifelong Learning (VBL 108)
  • Computer Practice (N4)

COURSE FEES:

Refer to the College website: www.flaviusmareka.net or enquire at College.

PROGRAMME OFFERED AT:

  • Sasolburg Business Studies Campus

ENQUIRIES

Ms Palesa Thinyane

Manager for Part-time Classes Business Studies; ICDL and UPP Sasolburg
Tel: 016 976 0829/15
Fax: 016 973 1618
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