Find below the entry requirements to study social work in South Africa. There are differences hence prospective students are advised to check that of the required institution before application.
— No student will be allowed into the BSW–programme unless he/she has furnished written proof that he/she has not been convicted of any offence against a child in terms of the 61 Sexual Offences Act (Act 23 of 1957) and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 32 of 2007.
— A student should be in possession of a full Matriculation exemption certificate with an average pass mark of at least 60% during the matriculation examination.
— APS-score: The results achieved in four designated subjects plus two NSC subjects will be taken into consideration. The results achieved in Life orientation will not be taken into account. The required APS-score is 28
— Language requirement: A pass mark of 50-59% (level 4) in the language of teaching and learning concerning home language or first additional language level.