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Requirements in order to study nursing in South Africa


Entry Requirements:


It is recommended that you take Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences, but this is not compulsory at all institutions. You will need a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent qualification at exit level 4, with:

  • English (50-59%)

  • First additional or home language (50-59%)

  • Life Sciences (50-59%)

  • Maths Literacy (50-59%)

  • Life Orientation (50-59%)

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Approved Institutions

Please contact the Accreditation Section at Council to verify your information if a particular institution does not appear on these lists or if you find any errors on the lists.

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