How to Calculate UNIZULU Academic Point Score (APS)

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) reserves the right to consider candidates’ applications on the basis of their results. To achieve this, UNIZULU uses the Academic Point Score (APS) ranking system.

APS-Score rating system awards points to 6 relevant National Senior Certificate (NSC) subjects. The University employs the M-Score (Matric score) rating system which awards points to 4 relevant matric subjects passed, according to the scale below. The minimum rating points depend on your desired programme.

How to Calculate UNIZULU APS Score

NSC results obtained in four prescribed (designated) and two NSC-recognised subjects are used for the calculation of the APS Score.

The results obtained in Life Orientation are excluded.

A pass at level 4 (50-59%) in two languages, including the language of instruction at either the Home or First Additional Language level.

A student who wishes to enroll for any module in Mathematics, must have obtained a mark of at least 60% (level 5) in the grade 12 Mathematics examination of the new NSC after 2008 or at least Mathematics HG-D or SG-C in the old SC prior to 2008.

Here is the table showing the APS calculation scale

APS Marks APS score MATRIC
8 90-100% 8
7 80-89% 7 A
6 70-79% 6 B A
5 60-69% 5 C B
4 50-59% 4 D C
3 40-49% 3 E D
2 30-39% 2 F E
1 0-29% 1 G F

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