What Can I Do With APS Of 18?

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What Can I Do With APS Of 18?

What Can I Do With APS Of 18?

Getting a score of 18 on an Admission Point Score (APS) exam can be disappointing if you were hoping for a higher score. However, it’s important to understand that an APS score of 18 is not a failure, and there are still many ways you can use it to your advantage. In this article, we will explore various options and opportunities available to students who have scored an 18 on their APS exams.

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What Can I Do With APS Of 18?

With an APS of 18 or above, you can apply to study any Diploma courses. With a minimum APS score of 18, you can consider applying for the following programs at TUT:

  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Economics and Finance
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Technology
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Science, incorporating Natural Sciences, Health Sciences and Agriculture


How To Calculate Admission Point Score (APS)

Results format for the new NSC-G and the minimum admission requirements for TUT:

Rating code​ Rating Marks
7 Outstanding achievement 80 – 100
6 Meritorious achievement 70 – 79
5 Degree substantial achievement 60 – 69
4 Diploma adequate achievement 50 – 59
3 Foundation moderate achievement 40 – 49
2 Elementary achievement 30 – 39
1​ Not achieved 0 –​ 29

​​Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy?

All learners are required to take one of the two subjects for NSC-G purposes

​​TUT position:

  • Mathematics is relevant to programmes that require prior knowledge of mathematics; all others may only require Mathematical Literacy. (Details of what each subject entails can be determined by looking at the DoE curriculum statements, available on the DoE website).

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How To Apply Online At Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) 2024-2025

  • To begin the application process at TUT, please click here.
  • On the top right corner of the screen, click ‘Apply Now.’
  • Choose whether or not you have a student number (If this is your first time applying you will not have a student number yet)
  • Choose whether you are returning to finish an application.
  • Choose whether or not you have a Qualification. Token Specific (this token was only given to specific students to show them a pre-defined list of qualifications)
  • To the consent form, click ‘I Accept.’
  • Stick to the instructions provided throughout the application.


TUT Contact Details

Tel: 086 110 2421
Email: general@tut.ac.za
SMS Number: 30655

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