What is APS? APS is an abbreviation for Admission Point Score. Universities in South Africa, use APS points as one of the requirements to determine if an applicant qualifies for their respective programmes. The University of Pretoria has a unique APS calculation that its applicants can make use of to calculate their scores.
How To Calculate University of Pretoria APS
Applicants are required to meet the minimum APS or fall within the testing band in order to be considered for a specific program. Generally, for each matric subject you write an exam in, you get points.
The points you get for each course totally depend on the percentage you score in that particular subject. The Admission Point Score (APS) is the total points accumulated from each course.
To calculate your APS, you will need to add your six best subject percentages. Please note that this does not include Life Orientation.
Calculate APS University of Pretoria
Meeting the bare minimum requirement might not always be enough to get you into your desired degree programme so you really need to study very hard.
Some courses may require you to submit some other requirements (e.g. portfolio of work, audition of interview). It’s also very important for you to check with the faculty to know what they require from you.