Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Nursing Application 2025

Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Nursing Application 2025

Applicants can apply using the application form or apply online. First, you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme of your choice.

Note that some programmes may not be available at some campuses, so check availability first before you apply.

NB: In the case of applications submitted by mail, payments will be accepted by bank deposit only. Use your ID number as the reference. Postal orders or bank guaranteed cheques must be made out to the Vaal University of Technology. No cash should accompany your application form.

The fee changes annually so please consult the admissions office +27 (0)16 950 9356 to determine the correct amount.

Banking details

ABSA Bank
Account Number: 530 861 945
Branch Code: 632005

Application Form

NSC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

SUBJECTLEVEL
Mathematics    4
Life Orientation    4
Life Science    4
English    4
Physical Science    4
Any other two subjects2 x 3 = 6 e.g. History, Geography
Minimum points for admission   26

OR

SUBJECTLEVEL
MathematicsD  ( HG )                   C ( SG )
BiologyD  ( HG )                   C ( SG )
Physical ScienceD  ( HG )                   C ( SG )
EnglishD  ( HG )                   C ( SG )
Any other two3 X 3 = 9 e.g. History, Geography
Minimum points for admission  25

 Note: F = 30 – 39%    E = 40 – 49%   D = 50 – 59%   C = 60 – 69%   B = 70 – 79%    A = 80 – 89%

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

Four years of full time study at Vaal University of Technology.

Clinical learning is achieved by placement in health care facilities accredited by the South African Nursing Council, for General Nursing, Community Health, Psychiatry and Midwifery.

Membership to the South African Nursing Council is mandatory and proof of indemnity is required for all nursing students.

What are the functions of a registered nurse with General Nursing, Community Health, Psychiatry and Midwifery?

To render a professional service based on the knowledge, skills, professional thinking, behaviour and attitudes to pursue their profession as nurses: general, community health psychiatry and midwifery/maternity care, at preventative, promotive, curative and rehabilitative levels. The nursing care is rendered independently, interdependently and dependently for patients/clients in health care settings at District, National and International levels.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

There is a great demand of registered nurses worldwide. Registered nurses assist in relieving workload in most health care settings at hospitals, as well as in the communities. They are also instrumental in managing psychiatric condition, in all mental health settings, including specialized care. Other career opportunities include Primary Health Care provision, Maternity, Health Service Management. Nursing specialities courses like Operating Theatre Technique, Intensive Care, Oncology, Advanced Community Nursing, Nursing/Health Service Education, Emergency Nursing and Nurse Researcher can be pursued after programme completion.

Contact Us

HoD: Health SciencesTel: +27 16 950 9210 / 7592
Faculty of Applied & Computer SciencesFax: +27 16 950 9794
Vaal University of Technology+27 86 651 4274
Private Bag X021E-mail: christa@vut.ac.za
VANDERBIJLPARK, 1900website: www.vut.ac.za

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.