Wits has three ‘Mathematical Sciences’ schools, including the School of Mathematics, the School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, and the School of Statistics and Actuarial Science.
The BSc degree offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is primarily a stepping stone to further study. An additional year of study could lead to a teaching qualification or a more specialised Honours qualification. Because the Faculty actively encourages research, many students go on to study for Master of Science and Doctoral degrees. Career opportunities for Science graduates are many and varied.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The BSc programme is based on a credit system. Each course carries a number of credits, defined by Level and duration. You need to complete a minimum number of science courses to have two major courses at third year Level, one of which must be in the Faculty of Science.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Applicants with 38-39 points may be wait-listed, subject to place availability.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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