Unisa Nutrition Courses

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Unisa Nutrition Courses

Unisa Nutrition Courses

Bachelor of Consumer Science Qualification stream: (Food and Nutrition Stream) Qualification code: 98005 – FNU
NQF level: 7 Total credits: 360 SAQA ID: 62424 APS/AS: 20
Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years

Admission requirements
Qualification admission requirements

Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) or equivalent with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and 40% in Mathematics,
A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least an E symbol on HG or a D symbol on SG in Mathematics,
An appropriate Higher Certificate that satisfies the Language and Mathematics requirements.

To enter a degree student, have to comply with all admission requirements, inclusive of the minimum APS of 20, and must be eligible for admission into degree studies. Applicants who do not comply with the above requirements should consider enrolling for a lower level qualification for which they meet the statutory and additional requirements.
Student fees and funding your studies
Application fee

Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number:

R115 for online applications
R170 for hard copy applications (hard copy applications will only be considered in exceptional cases)

Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.

Student fees

Click here to find out more about Unisa’s student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.
Apply for admission

Unisa’s application model is open and continuous, which means that applications remain open throughout the year.

Please take note of the following:

During the period 3 January to 7 March 2021, all applications for admission must be submitted online. No self-help stations will be available for applications at the regional offices.
Admission to a qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available.
Not all qualifications are available all the time. Only the qualifications where there is space available will be available on the online application form.

Additional support for this qualification via TVET colleges

Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enrol for them.

Take note of the following:

Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification.
Apply for admission during Unisa’s application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.


Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa’s offer. Visit www.unisa.ac.za/register for registration information.

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