North-West University NWU Nursing Application 2020

North-West University NWU Nursing Application 2020, we encourage prospective students to apply online or paper based application forms as soon as possible for the 2020 academic year.

1. What is the Bachelor of Nursing selection criteria?

  • Bachelor of Nursing – 8NE H01 – G401 P/M.
  • Four (4) year degree and one (1) year community service.
  • Register at the South African Nursing Council in General Nursing & Midwifery.


  • National Senior Certificate with university exemption or equivalent;
  • An APS score ≥25;
  • Physical Science or Life sciences at level 4 (at least 50%);
  • Mathematics at level 4 (at least 50%);
  • English or Afrikaans (language of tuition) at level 4 (at least 50%).

School of Nursing Science specific admission criteria:

  • Apply online for admission to the NWU with final grade 11 exam results: Deadline 30 June

All prospective students need to comply with the following steps to be considered for selection for the degree in Nursing and submit the following documents after the completion of the online application:

  • Participation in “shadowing programme” is recommended before selection to the programme: Deadline 31 July
  • Grade 12 June exam results: Deadline 2nd week in August
  • University selection test for first year nursing students: Will be communicated.

PLEASE NOTE: Should the June grade 12 exam marks not be submitted by the 2nd week of August (or as soon as possible after receiving the results), then there will be assumed that you are no longer interested to study B. Nursing at the NWU.

Contact persons:

Mafikeng CampusPotchefstroom Campus
Tshegofatso MolemaneBernice Mokele
Tel: 018 389 2465Tel: 018 299 1877

Required NSC subjects and selection process.

Provisional selection of a minimum of 82 candidates per campus, will take place during the 3rd week of August, taking into account of the following:

Download Important Documents:

  1. Nursing degree information
  2. Job shadowing request letter
  3. Shadow nursing portfolio

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