BSc/BSc Extended in Life and Environmental Sciences

General

Program Description

This qualification is primarily designed to provide a well-rounded, broad education that equips graduates with the knowledge base, theory, and methodology of life and environmental sciences.

The purpose of the BSc Life and Environmental Sciences is to develop qualified scientists who can identify, evaluate and solve problems associated with life, earth and environmental sciences and be able to assume and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in related academic and professional contexts in South Africa as well as in the international world. With the focus of the program being on the principles and theory of the life and environmental sciences with the possible applications thereof, the students acquire the appropriate competence and research ability that serves as a basis for entry into the labor market and a range of professional training and practice as well as postgraduate studies opportunities.

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Admission Requirements

Biochemistry and Botany

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Botany and Chemistry

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Botany and Zoology

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Biochemistry 

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Chemistry

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)/ 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Environmental Management

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) 
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Geography 

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
    • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Physiology

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Physiology and Psychology

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) / 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) 
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Geology and Environmental Management

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) 
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Geology and Geography

  • Minimum APS: 30
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+) 
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) / 5 (60%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Biochemistry and Botany (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Botany and Chemistry (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Botany and Zoology (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Geography and Environmental Management (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Physiology and Biochemistry (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Physiology and Psychology (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Biochemistry (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Chemistry (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Environmental Management (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Geography (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Zoology and Physiology (Extended)

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 5 (60%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) 
  • Life Science: 4 (50%+)
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less