Rhodes University Courses Offered

Courses Offered At Rhodes University

Admission as a freshman takes into account a number of factors, including specific courses you completed in high school and your grades in those courses.

Please review all applicable requirements prior to applying for admission and pay the required fees.

Course offerings may vary each semester. Below is a comprehensive list of current and recent courses scheduled for the  2022/2023 academic year…

Undergraduate Courses:
  • Bachelor of Education Honours
  • Bachelor of Economics (BEco)
  • BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
  • BACHELOR OF BUSINESS SCIENCE
  • Bachelor of Education Foundation phase (BEd)
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
  • BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Education Honours
  • Masters in Education degrees
Postgraduate Courses:
  • PhD (Education) degrees
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education
  • Masters in Education degrees
  • PhD (Education) degrees
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

Entry requirements

Minimum Faculty Requirements:

Subject RequiredExtended StudiesDean’s DiscretionPoints
Commerce:
Mathematics34 – 3738 – 4445+
Education:
Two languages at level 4 (50 – 59%) Maths/Maths Lit  level 4 (50% – 59%) level 3 (40 – 49%)   32 – 39   40+
Humanities:
English Home Language65% and above English First Additional Language70% and above30 – 3434 – 4445+
Pharmacy:
Mathematics, Life and Physical Sciences65% and above 40 – 44 45
Science:
Mathematics, Physical Science or Life Science   38 – 44 45
Law:
English Home Language60% and above English First Additional Language70% and above Mathematics50% and above Mathematics Literacy60% and above

Your application will only be considered for admission to the University if you qualify for Bachelor’s degree study AND you satisfy the faculty requirements. To qualify for with a Bachelor’s pass status, learners are required to take seven subjects, four of which are compulsory (two languages, Life Orientation and either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy) and three of the learner’s own choice from the subjects on offer at the school.

To qualify for degree studies at Rhodes University, learners must pass:

  • English language at an achievement rating of 4 (50 – 59%) or above.
  • At least four of the seven subjects must be from the list of recommended subject list set out below and sutdents must have obtained an achievement rating of 4 (50 – 59%) or above.
  • Meet Faculty requirements:  subject requirements and percentage required.

PLEASE NOTE:  Obtaining the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance!

Make sure to review all applicable requirements prior to applying for admission. The admission requirements apply to all students who are interested in pursuing a program or course at the Rhodes University.

Contact Address of Rhodes University

For more information and enquiries, contact the Rhodes University below:

CONTACT DETAILS:
Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

Student Bureau

Rhodes University

PO Box 94

Makhanda

6140.

You can contact us at:

P. O. Box 94

Makhanda

6140.

Tel: (046) 603 8276

Fax: (046) 603 8300

Email: registrar@ru.ac.za