12th July 2014
Information for Students from South Africa
Welcome to the country page for South Africa which contains specific information for South African students interested in studying at UCFB Wembley.
We would be very happy to answer any questions that you may have about applying to and studying at UCFB
The below are guidelines only and do not guarantee entry. Each application will be judged on its own merits.
- Students who have completed the Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement), with average grades of 65% in each subject can be considered for direct entry to our degree programmes.
- Holders of UK A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma. See our online prospectus for entry requirements.
Those applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements or would like to improve their English language before studying for a degree, could consider applying for one of the foundation degrees offered at our academic partner Bucks New University.
English Language Proficiency
If English is not your first language you will also need to satisfy UCFB’s English language requirements:
- IELTS for UKVI 6.0 with minimum scores of 5.5 in each subsection;
- Senior Certificate with a grade C or higher in English.
UCFB Wembley offers a range of scholarships and awards to support students. For more information please visit scholarships and bursaries.
- A 4 year Bachelors Degree with a minimum 2nd class/ division 2/60% – 69%.
- A 3 year Ordinary degree plus higher level qualifications or the Technikon National Higher Diploma (T4) plus other qualifications may be considered with exceptionally high grades.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose first language is not English will normally have to provide evidence of their English language proficiency. IELTS for UKVI score 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subsection, or recognised equivalent.
How to apply
Visits to your Country
The Student Recruitment team regularly travels overseas to meet prospective students. The team attends education exhibitions, arranges visits to schools and universities, as well as presentations and individual counselling sessions for prospective students, applicants and offer holders.
- The British Council is the British Government’s international organization for educational and cultural relations. Their website is designed for those seeking information and advice on education and contemporary arts in the UK.
- Education UK is produced by the British Council to help international students interested in a UK course or qualification.
- UKCISA – The UK Council for International Students Affairs provides information on many aspects of studying overseas, including visas and working while studying.
- The UK Visa & Immigration service also has up to date information on immigration and visa requirements.
UCAS – The Universities and Colleges Admission Service is the body through which all applications for undergraduate study must be made.