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Nature Conservationist

Nature Conservationists manage and utilise natural renewable resources in a sustainable manner to ensure the maintenance of biodiversity. In this way, they increase awareness that the conservation of the world's natural resources is vital for human survival.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 32.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for Mathematics or level 5 (60-69%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for Life Science OR Physical Sciences.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 31 will be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Applicants who present with Mathematical Literacy instead of Mathematics will be placed in the associated Extended curriculum programme.
  • Admission is subject to departmental selection.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Senior Certificate.
  • Mathematics and Biology are recommended.
  • Learners must score at least 26 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 32.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for Mathematics or level 5 (60-69%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 3 (40-49%) for Life Science OR Physical Sciences.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 31 will be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Applicants who present with Mathematical Literacy instead of Mathematics will be placed in the associated Extended curriculum programme.
  • Admission is subject to departmental selection.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Senior Certificate.
  • Mathematics and Biology are recommended.
  • Learners must score at least 26 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met or equivalent school-leaving certificate. In exceptional cases candidates who do not meet the statutory requirements for admission to a Bachelors degree, but perform very well in the NMMU access assessment battery will be considered for Senate’s discretion admission.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50–59%) for Mathematics.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 2 (30-39%) for Physical Sciences.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths and Physical Science minimum SG=E.
  • Applicants with an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be in possession of the three-year National Diploma: Nature Conservation or equivalent qualification.  Although not a requirement, it is regarded as desirable that an applicant has completed at least two years' applicable practical service after having graduated.  Candidates with less than two years' service will be considered if their average mark for the final year of diploma studies is at least 60%.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met or equivalent school-leaving certificate. In exceptional cases candidates who do not meet the statutory requirements for admission to a Bachelors degree, but perform very well in the NMMU access assessment battery will be considered for Senate’s discretion admission.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50–59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum SG=E.
  • Applicants with an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met or equivalent school-leaving certificate. In exceptional cases candidates who do not meet the statutory requirements for admission to a Bachelors degree, but perform very well in the NMMU access assessment battery will be considered for Senate’s discretion admission.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50–59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum SG=E.
  • Applicants with an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met or equivalent school-leaving certificate. In exceptional cases candidates who do not meet the statutory requirements for admission to a Bachelors degree, but perform very well in the NMMU access assessment battery will be considered for Senate’s discretion admission.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50–59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum SG=E.
  • Applicants with an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily in the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Admission Points Score of 40.
  • Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 39 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Learners must score at least 34 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement. Maths minimum HG=E or SG=C.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A BSc degree majoring in Geography is usually required for acceptance into any fourth-year-level module.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates who have successfully completed the BSc degree majoring in Geology may apply for admission to the Honours Class.
  • Geology Honours students are required to register for 4 core modules: GGL401, GGL402, GGL403 and GGL404. In addition to these, Honours students must complete a written treatise on a geologic topic chosen in consultation with the Department (GGL405) and one of the following capita selecta:- GGL406 or GIS422.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A BSc degree majoring in Botany is usually required for acceptance into any fourth-year-level module.
  • Students will be subjected to a selection process.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
BSc or BA degree with pass of at least 60% for Geography III, its equivalent or permission granted by the Head of Department.

Students with a lower mark than 60% could be considered provided other criteria such as completion of the degree within the minimum prescribed period are met.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree with Zoology as major subject.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Technology: Nature Conservation or equivalent qualification, which includes the module Research Methodology.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Technology: Nature Conservation or equivalent qualification, which includes the module Research Methodology.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science Honours:  Botany or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science Honours:  Botany or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • The General Rules for Masters' degrees are applicable.
  • A candidate must also comply with the requirements in the departmental policy document regarding studies towards a Master's degree.
  • The research project for the dissertation must be approved by the Faculty Management Committee (Science).
  • BSc Honours: Geology or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • The General Rules for Masters' degrees are applicable.
  • A candidate must also comply with the requirements in the departmental policy document regarding studies towards a Master's degree.
  • The research project for the dissertation must be approved by the Faculty Management Committee (Science).
  • BSc Honours: Geology or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • The General Rules for Masters' degrees are applicable.
  • A candidate must also comply with the requirements in the departmental policy document regarding studies towards a Master's degree.
  • The research project for the dissertation must be approved by the Faculty Management Committee (Science).
  • BSc Honours: Geology or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • The General Rules for Masters' degrees are applicable.
  • A candidate must also comply with the requirements in the departmental policy document regarding studies towards a Master's degree.
  • The research project for the dissertation must be approved by the Faculty Management Committee (Science).
  • BSc Honours: Geology or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
After satisfactory completion of the Honours degree, a candidate may complete his Master's degree by:

  • submitting a dissertation as approved by the Department on a subject chosen to satisfy the requirements and objectives of the Department;
  • submitting at least one satisfactory manuscript for publication on the dissertation;
  • presenting at least one formal research seminar on the dissertation;
  • satisfactory participation in Departmental academic activities.
  • A candidate may be required to present himself for an oral examination on the contents of his dis­sertation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
After satisfactory completion of the Honours degree, a candidate may complete his Master's degree by:

  • submitting a dissertation as approved by the Department on a subject chosen to satisfy the requirements and objectives of the Department;
  • submitting at least one satisfactory manuscript for publication on the dissertation;
  • presenting at least one formal research seminar on the dissertation;
  • satisfactory participation in Departmental academic activities.
  • A candidate may be required to present himself for an oral examination on the contents of his dis­sertation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Master of Technology:  Nature Conservation or equivalent qualification.