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Sports Scientist

Sports Scientists assist sportspeople to achieve the best possible sporting performance by applying knowledge and techniques from the areas of biomedical science, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology and sport assessment while having a wide knowledge base in a number of different sporting-related subjects.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 385.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 50% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 65% for Mathematical Literacy.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 50% for Life Sciences.
  • Satisfactory medical report.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 65% for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Candidates must pass a medical examination as required by the Department of Human Movement Science.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • A pass in Biology is preferred.
  • Candidates must pass a medical examination as required by the Department of Human Movement Science.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
For admission as a candidate, a person must:

  • hold a three-year Bachelor's degree with Human Movement Science as a major or any equivalent qualification recognised by Senate. He/she must also have obtained a final mark of not less than 60 therein, and
  • comply with such other selection criteria as laid down by the Department of Human Movement Science.
 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Holders of an Honours or a four-year professional Bachelor's degree or other qualification approved by Senate, may be accepted.
  • Candidates must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Holders of an Honours or a four-year professional Bachelor's degree or other qualification approved by Senate, may be accepted.
  • Candidates must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Holders of a Master's degree or other qualification approved by Senate, may be accepted.
  • Candidate must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Holders of a Master's degree or other qualification approved by Senate, may be accepted.
  • Candidate must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission.