You Can Study These Unisa Courses With Higher Certificate Matric Passes

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Unisa is the largest open distance learning institution in Africa, the longest standing dedicated distance education university in the world. Did you know you can study at Unisa even if you didn't get a bachelor's pass in Matric?

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The University of South Africa (Unisa) is one of the 26 public universities in South Africa is also the largest university in the country. There are various Unisa courses you can study with a higher certificate pass.

A higher certificate pass in Matric means that you can enter into a higher certificate programme and Unisa offers a wide range of these courses.

Unisa offers courses in the following disciplines: Accounting Sciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Law, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Education, Human Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology.

Unisa Higher Certificate Courses

  • Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Animal Welfare
  • Higher Certificate in Archives and Records Management
  • Higher Certificate in Banking
  • Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Education Foundation Phase and Intermediate Phase 
  • Higher Certificate in Education Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching
  • Higher Certificate in Law
  • Higher Certificate in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Marketing
  • Higher Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Higher Certificate in Physical Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Retailing
  • Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work Not Applicable
  • Higher Certificate in Supervisory Management
  • Higher Certificate in Tourism Management 

To qualify for a Higher Certificate, prospective students need to have matriculated, attaining at least the following minimum admission requirements, in the teaching and learning language:

  • National Senior Certificate: 30%
  • Senior Certificate: F symbol on Higher Grade or an E symbol on Standard Grade
  • National Certificate (Vocational) : 40% 

Students ought to also look at additional requirements for their chosen qualification, and which requirements will they need to meet when they apply.

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