University of Swaziland
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (4 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of class II, division ii.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript/record; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1982 after the University of Botswana and Swaziland split into two schools. Usual admission requirement: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (12 years of education) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) at ordinary (O) level.
|Degree classification||Subject grade|
|70-79%||Class II, division i||70-79%||Very Good||B|
|60-69%||Class II, division ii||60-69%||Good||C|
Individual subject grades reported in percentages as noted above; formal examinations given at the end of each year. Original grade and supplementary examination recorded on transcript. Degree programs usually consist of Part I (first two years) and Part II (last two years) and are classified on performance in years 3 and 4; awarded with honours or as pass.
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's degrees: 1-2 years after specified first degree with a minimum mention of class II; usually by coursework and thesis. Degrees not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005