You can Study Diploma in Policing at either Unisa or TUT
The course generally takes 3 years to complete.
The requirements at Unisa are as follows;
Admission requirements for Diploma in Policing Unisa
Qualification admission requirements
Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.
A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning
a Senior Certificate (SC) with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning
a Higher Certificate.
Applicants who do not comply with the above requirements should consider applying for the Higher Certificate offered by the college.
If you don’t meet the admission requirements above, click here to view other qualification admission requirements in the College of Law.
Student fees and funding your studies
Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number:
- R105 for online applications
- R160 for hard copy applications
Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.
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At TUT the requirements are as follows;
a.Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:
•FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:
–Applicants who intend to enrol as full-time day-class students: a Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification with English at Higher Grade (D symbol) or Standard Grade (C symbol) and two other subjects at Higher Grade, one of which with a D symbol.
–Applicants who are employed full-time by the South African Police Service: a Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification.
Swedish formula (only for applicants who are not employed).
English, Mathematics and Physical Science:
All other subjects:
Maximum points that can be obtained: 48.
Applicants who score 24 or more points (for a maximum of six subjects) according to the formula for academic merit will be considered.
Prospectus 2018 – Faculty of Humanities
•FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 3 for English (home language or first additional language) and 3 for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy.
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 20.
No further assessment will be done. Applicants who achieve the minimum APS will be con- sidered until the programme complement is full.
–Soshanguve South and Polokwane campuses (day classes).
–Distance education with limited contact classes per subject per semester at Cape Town or Durban service points.
d.Intake for the qualification:January only.
e.Exclusion and readmission:
See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.
f.Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), equivalence and status:See Chapter 30 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.
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