University Of Botswana Undergraduate Applications Intake

By | September 13, 2022

University Of Botswana Undergraduate Applications Intake

Application for undergraduate admission in August

Prospective applicants who wish to study the following programmes at University of Botswana (UB) are advised to apply in order to enrol in August.  Applications will be received until 9th August.

Please be informed that the University of Botswana undergraduate study programmes are registered with the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA).

Prospective applicants are advised to take note of the following General Entry and Specific Programme Requirements:

General Entry Requirements

The general minimum ENTRY requirements to the University shall be the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or equivalent with at least six subjects NOT below a grade of E.

For all programmes, English Language shall be one of the qualifying subjects.

English Language must at least be a minimum of grade C for non-science degree programmes and at least a minimum of grade D for science-based programmes.

For Degree programmes, at least five subjects shall be at a minimum of grade C obtained at one or two examination sittings.

The minimum BGCSE entry points shall be 34 for all undergraduate Degrees.

Specific Programme Requirements

The following information includes the approved name, duration and the minimum specific entry requirements for the programmes:

Study ProgrammeDuration (Years)Specific Entry RequirementAPPLICATION CUT-OFF POINT:  A GUIDE Overall Points (Best 6 Subjects)
Bachelor of Public Relations and Integrated CommunicationBGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade C in English Language.Candidates who do not meet above requirements, but have a grade C in English Language and work experience of minimum two (2) years in the media industry may be admitted into level 100Candidates who have the BGCSE/equivalent and the Certificate in media related field from a recognised institution may be admitted directly to Level 100 of the programmeCandidates with a Diploma in a media related field or its equivalent may be admitted into either Level 200 or 300 of the programme on the basis of accumulated credits in the areas of digital media or multimedia.34
Bachelor of Digital Media BGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade C in English Language.Candidates who do not meet above requirements but have a grade C in English Language and work experience of minimum two (2) years in the media industry may be admitted into level 100.Candidates who have the BGCSE/equivalent and the Certificate in media related field from a recognised institution may be admitted directly to Level 100 of the programme.Candidates with a Diploma in a media related field or its equivalent may be admitted into either Level 200 or 300 of the programme on the basis of accumulated credits in the areas of digital media or multimedia.34 

In processing applications for the August 2022 intake, the University will require that the following be observed:

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On-line Application

University of Botswana has an on-line application system through which prospective applicants can apply wherever they are, using any Internet facility available.  Prospective applicants are therefore to apply online through the “STUDY” link on the University of Botswana website:  www.ub.bw.  A guide in the form of a booklet, entitled “ONLINE APPLICATION: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE”, on how to complete an application online is provided.

Submission of Applications

Prospective applicants are to submit their applications mainly online and may use any Internet facility available to them to submit their applications.

Application Fee

Prospective applicants are encouraged to pay their Application Fee on-line through the link https://www.ub.bw/ubpayments or at the Banks and should write their full names and IDs as reference on the deposit slip. 

Admission Processing

Applicants who meet the set programme entry requirements will be admitted based on academic merit, depending on the availability of space. Meeting the minimum entry requirements therefore does not guarantee admission.

Closing Date

The Application processes for August entry for both local and international applicants will close on 9th August 2022.

Enquiries

For any enquiries on both the application and admission processes into undergraduate programmes, kindly contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at Main Campus in Gaborone at the following:

Tel:  +267 355 2912/2003/4625/2183/2047              
Email: admissions@ub.ac.bw

How to apply for admission

Before Applying

Make sure the following documents are readily available:

Application fee receipt (pay a non-refundable Application Fee listed under Schedule of Fees, View Schedule of Fees which is payable into the UB bank accounts listed under Financial Procedures or UB Cash Office)

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Certified copy of the Senior Secondary School Certificate or Statement of Results (School Leavers)

Certified copies of Transcript(s) and or Certificate(s) for those applyinf for Upper Levels, Transfers and Re-Admission

Certified copy of National Identity Card (Omang) / Passport (Omang for citizens)

Completing your Application

Before you complete an application, please go over the Application Package

In order to apply On-line please follow the Step-by-Step Guide in the Application Package

An e-mail address is required for one to apply online

Make your  ONLINE APPLICATION HERE

Tracking your Application

Once you have applied and have received the acknowledgement letter, you may use the login details on such a letter to track the process of your application. To do that navigate to the login screen and login using the details given on the acknowledgement letter. Navigate by clicking Main Menu, then Student Admissions, then Self Service and Student Centre.

Making Changes

Applicants may make changes to their study choice anytime before the closing date for applications, but that has to be done through Undergraduate Admissions, Recruitment and Liason office.

Application Package

A Guide to Prospective Applicants – Undergraduate Admissions

Application for Additional Undergraduate Programme – Form

Competitive Admission Cut-off Points

Application Guidelines

Undergraduate Study Programmes with Vacant Spaces

Step-by-step Online Application Guide

Application Cut-Off Points: A Guide

List of Undergraduate Study Programmes and Their Entry Requirements

Point Scale System for Assessing School Qualification

Application Form for Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Financial Procedures and Schedule of Fees

Tuition Fee Payment Plan