Requirements For The Bachelor Of Arts In Criminology Unisa Course

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Unisa is one of the 26 public universities in South Africa and is also the largest university in South Africa. The Bachelor of Arts in Criminology qualification at Unisa is highly sought-after.

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The University of South Africa (Unisa) is the biggest open distance learning university in South Africa. With studies taking place online, students are in charge of their own schedule allowing them flexibility with their studies.

Unisa offers various qualifications including diplomas, advanced diplomas, higher certificates, postgraduate diplomas, Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees in a range of fields and disciplines. A rather popular qualification offered at the University is the Bachelor of Arts in Criminology.

What is the Bachelor of Arts in Criminology?

Criminology is a dynamic field that draws from a range of disciplines. When studying a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, you'll encounter concepts from sociology, biology, statistics, psychology, economics, and anthropology, giving you a well-rounded understanding of crime and its impact.

Crime is a universal challenge, and criminology offers a powerful lens to understand it. By examining the causes of crime, victim support, and prevention strategies, you can play a crucial role in creating safer and more vibrant communities.

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology Requirements at Unisa

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning, or
  • a Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning, or
  • a Diploma, or
  • a Higher Certificate.

Who can register for the Bachelor of Arts in Criminology?

  • Someone applying to Unisa to study there for the first time who received an offer of a Unisa placement and accepted it
  • Current Unisa students
  • Re-registering students

If you are interested in the Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and meet all the Unisa admission requirements, you can submit your Unisa application on the myUnisa website.

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