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Supplementary courses

You must take supplementary courses:

  • if you do not fulfill the specific entry requirements
  • if you want to improve your grade point average of the course combination which is mentioned in the requirements to either fulfill the requirement of the grades OR to improve your chances in quota 2 for programmes which assess your application by the GPA of a specific course or a course combination

You are not able to improve the GPA (grade point average) of your qualifying examination.

Taking supplementary courses / language tests:

  • Before 5 July: You can take several courses/levels if the course/test is finished and the documentation ready before 5 July.
  • After 5 July (during summer): Supplementary courses taken after 5 July must be finished before programme start, i.e. 31 August. Your admission will be conditional until you have passed the missing course level. Are you taking supplementary courses to improve the GPA of a course combination to fulfill the required score, you must be finished before 5 July.

The principle one course/one level during summer applied to some of our programmes,  for other courses, all supplementary courses must be finished before 5 July - check with the entry requirements of the programme you are applying for.

Are you applying for the Credit Transfer Programme under Business Administration, the exact same deadlines apply, but you must add the documents to your application via AdmissionSDU.  Remember to state in your application - which must be sent via the portal DANS - if you take supplementary courses.

NOTE! Your are welcome to apply for this years intake and attend the uniTEST even if you need to take supplementary courses. Deadline for applying is still no later than 15 March, noon.

Documentation  must be added to your application on After 5 July, you must send a mail to