The normal basic requirement for entrance to Diploma programmes shall be a Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary Level (NSSC O-Level) or a recognized equivalent, provided that a candidate has passed five subjects with a minimum of 22 points on the UNAM Evaluation Point Scale. The following minimum requirements will apply:
i) English with a ?D? symbol at NSSC O-Level (English as a Second Language); ii) Mathematics with a ?D? symbol; iii) For Higher Diploma in Agriculture: Any two of the following: Biology NSSC O-Level (D symbol better), Agriculture NSSC O-Llevel (D symbol or better) or Physical Science NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better); iv) For Higher Diploma in Natural Resources Management: Any two of the following: Biology NSSC O- Level (D symbol or better), Agriculture NSSC O-Level (D symbol or better), and Physical Science NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better) or Geography NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better); and 14 v) Any fifth additional subject.
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not necessarily ensure admission. Admission is based on the number of places available and is awarded on the basis of merit after a rigorous selection process. The Faculty reserves the right to interview candidates before admission.
Duration of Studies:
Subject to the provisions of Faculty Special Regulations the minimum duration of full-time study for a Bachelor's degree shall normally be four years, and that of the Diploma normally three years.
The maximum period of full-time study for a Bachelor's degree or a Diploma, is the minimum full-time period of study for that Degree or Diploma plus two years.