What Is The APS Score For TUT Nursing?

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What Is The APS Score For TUT Nursing?

What Is The APS Score For TUT Nursing? Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is a leading institution in South Africa offering nursing courses to students seeking to pursue a career in the healthcare sector. If you are interested in studying nursing at TUT, you may be wondering what Admission Point Score (APS) you need to achieve.

The APS is a scoring system that calculates the total number of points obtained from the final results of seven subjects studied during the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent examinations.

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What Is The APS Score For TUT Nursing?

To be considered for this qualification, candidates must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 27 (excluding Life Orientation).


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).


TUT NursingAdmission requirement(s):

A Senior Certificate with a matriculation endorsement or an equivalent qualification, with a D symbol at a Higher Grade or a B symbol at Standard Grade for English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Biology.
Alternative and international qualifications will be assessed on the equivalent issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with their application forms for admission.


How To Apply Online In 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.

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TUT Contact Details

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

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