Walter Sisulu University Prospectus

By | June 21, 2019

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Prospectus

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is a university of technology and science in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa.  This institution was founded on 1 July 2005 and offers quality education to over 24 000 students across its four campuses.

Important WSU Application Information

How to Apply to Walter Sisulu University

Walter Sisulu University Admission Requirements

Walter Sisulu University Residences | Accommodation

Courses Offered

The university offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Business, Management Sciences And Law
  • Health Sciences
  • Education
  • Science, Engineering And Technology

Admission Requirement

In terms of the Government Gazette of 26 November 2009, WSU accepts applications from prospective students who have a National Certificate (Vocational-Level 4) and who wish to register for Higher Certificate, Diploma or Degree programmes.

The minimum entry requirements for admission to WSU with a NVC Level 4 are as follows:

Qualification minimum entry requirements

Higher Certificate

  • Must meet NC (V) Level 4 statutory requirements
  • 40% in either home Language or First Additional
  • Language but one must be the Language of Teaching and Teaching (LOTL)
  • 50 % in either Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy
  • 40% in Life Orientation
  • 50% in the four other vocational subjects
  • Submit a record of evidence for any subject failed


  • Must meet NC(V) Level 4 statutory requirements
  • 50% in three fundamental subjects including LOTL
  • 60% in three compulsory vocational subjects

Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must meet NC(V) Level 4 statutory requirements
  • 60% in three fundamental subjects including LOTL
  • 70% in three compulsory vocational subjects

Download the admission guide / prospectus for th various campuses below

  1. 2023 Information schedule of programmes at Butterworth
  2. 2023 WSU application forms   
  3. 2023 Financial aid information
  1. 2023 Information schedule of programmes at Mthatha
  2. 2023 WSU application forms 
  3. 2023 Financial aid information
  1. 2023 Information schedule of programmes at Buffalo City
  2. 2023 WSU application forms  
  3. 2018 Financial aid information

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