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UFS Bachelor of Occupational Therapy BC843100 Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of the Free State (UFS) Bachelor of Occupational Therapy BC843100.

  • NSC and an AP of 36
  • Language of instruction on level 5 (60%)
  • Mathematics on level 5 (60%)
  • Life Sciences on 5 (60%)
  • Physical Sciences on 5 (60%)
  • Subject to selection
  • NBT for Academic (AL) and Quantitative (QL) Literacy Test; and Mathematics Test (MT)

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy BOccTher

Programme Description Minimum Admission Requirements
Programme Academic Plan Code AP Language Mathematics Life Sciences Physical Sciences Subject to selection National Benchmark Test (Compulsory for selection)
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
BC843100 36 5 (60%) 5 (60%) 5 (60%) 5 (60%) Yes AL, QL, MT


  • *Life Sciences and/or Physical Sciences is required.
  • Proof of a visit to an occupational therapy practice must accompany the application form for studies in Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.
  • Closing date for applications to study any programme in the School for Allied Health Professions is 31 May 2017.

Selection procedure

  • All applications for admission to a BOptom, BSc (Physiotherapy), BSc (Dietetics), BOccTher and BBiok are subject to selection.
  • Due to the limited availability of places, only a limited number of applicants are admitted annually to the first study year.
  • Prospective students must submit application forms for admission to the university, together with a fully completed selection form.
  • Students who apply for selection towards a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy must provide proof of having visited an occupational therapy practice.
  • The closing date by which the selection forms must reach the Faculty of Health Sciences is 31 May 2017.
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • The application form, selection form, application fee, medical report, health questionnaire, photographs, and certified copies of ID and results must reach the university simultaneously.
  • Applicants may indicate two choices of study within the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • All prospective students must write the National Benchmark Test (NBT). The results of this compulsory admission test will be used during the selection process. Enquiries in this regard may be directed to or 021 650 3523.
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However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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