Faculty of HEALTH SCIENCES
The Faculty of Health Sciences is comprised of the following Schools and Departments:
School of Behavioural Sciences:
Department of Environmental Health.
Department of Psychology.
Department of Social Development Professions.
School of Clinical Care Sciences:
Department of Nursing Sciences.
Department of Radiography.
School of Lifestyle Sciences:
Department of Dietetics.
Department of Human Movement Science.
School of Medicinal Sciences:
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences.
Department of Pharmacy.
The Faculty of Health Sciences aims to be at the forefront of education, training and research within the health and wellness environment.
The Faculty of Health Sciences strives to:
provide quality professional education and training;
ensure innovative teaching and relevant research;
be informed by community needs;
strengthen its national and international collaboration and partnerships;
promote sustainable development.
Minimum statutory NSC requirements for degree entry must be met. 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.
NSC achievement rating of at least 2 (30-39%) for Mathematics or 3 (40-49%) for Mathematical Literacy.
NSC achievement rating of at least 2 (30-39%) for Life Sciences.
NSC achievement rating of at least 2 (30-39%) for Physical Sciences.
Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 35 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
Matriculation exemption/endorsement with Biology & Physical Science minimum pass mark of SG=F.
All 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.