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  • What is meant by the minimum admissions requirements?
  • What documentation do I need to submit with my application form?
  • What is meant by compulsory and recommended subjects?
  • Do I need Mathematics, Technical Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy to study at Nelson Mandela University?
  • What is an Applicant Score (AS)?
  • How do I calculate my AS?
  • What happens if I do not meet the AS directly?
  • What would an interview with a department entail?
  • Why do I need to submit a portfolio for some programmes and not for others?
  • Will my second choice be considered if I am unsuccessful for my first choice?
  • If my June/July school results are not good should I still apply?
  • Does work experience come into play in making an admission decision?
  • My parents are old students (Alumni) of the university; do I get preferential treatment with my application?