University of Eswatini

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management and Water Resources

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management and Water Resources

Duration:

8 Semesters (4 years)

General Entry Requirements:
  • SGCSE/IGCSE Admission – A minimum of six (6) subject passes (at E grade or better), which must include passes at C grade or better in English Language and at least four other subjects.
  • G.C.E. O Level Admission – A minimum of six (6) subject passes in the GCE O Level, which must include passes at C grade or better in English Language and at least four other subjects
  • A Level Admission
    • A candidate who has taken acceptable A Level examinations may be admitted into Semester 1 of the programme. Such a candidate may be exempted from taking a course(s) already passed at A Level with a D grade or better.
    • A candidate who has at least two grades of C or better at A Level, or an equivalent qualification, may be exempted from the first year of the programme, provided he/she fits into an acceptable (Level 2) programme. Such a candidate may be required to take and pass a course(s) normally taken by students in their first two semesters (Level 1).
  • Mature Age Entry Admission
    1. A candidate must be 22 years or older on the first day of the University Academic year in which admission is sought.
    2. A candidate should have completed SGCSE/IGCSE or equivalent with at least four (4) passes.
    3. No candidate who has previously attended at the University may be re-admitted to the University under these regulations to a programme in which he/she has previously been unsuccessful during the previous attendance
    4. A candidate who satisfies conditions (1) to (3) above will be required to sit a Special Entrance examination which will consist of a general paper and a special paper that will be a combination of Science and Mathematics.
    5. A candidate will be recommended to the Admissions Committee having satisfied all the MAEA conditions and having passed both papers.
    6. The University will consider a candidate’s admission on the recommendation of the Mature Age Entry Committee.

IGCSE – International General Certificate of Secondary Education
MAEA – Mature Age Entry Admission 
SGCSE – Swaziland General Certificate of Secondary Education

Programme Special Entry Requirements:
  • SGCSE/IGCSE – In addition to the requirements indicated above, an applicant must have a C grade or better in Mathematics AND two (2) of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture or Geography, Physical Science or Combined Science AND any other subject.
  • G.C.E. O Level – In addition to the requirements stipulated above, an applicant must have a C grade or better in Mathematics AND two (2) of Additional Combined Science, Agriculture or Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, Human and Social Biology, Physics, Science (Physics/Chemistry) AND any other subject.
  • A holder of the Diploma in Environmental Health Science from UNISWA may be eligible for admission to Level 3 of the Programme. For a holder of a Diploma in Environmental Health Science from a recognized institution, Senate will decide the level to which he/she is admitted and courses that must be taken.
  • A holder of a Diploma in Public Health Inspection or an equivalent Diploma may be eligible for admission to Level 2 of the Programme.

The University Calendar provides comprehensive information on the entry requirements and programme structure.