Enroll Now for a Politics, Philosophy and Economics – BCom (PPE) course at Wits

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Enroll Now for a Politics, Philosophy and Economics – BCom (PPE) course at Wits

The PPE provides an understanding of political, philosophical and economic ideas, the nature of political institutions, processes and decision-making, the working of economic systems, the causes of poverty and wealth and how to promote development.

It is also possible to study Politics or Philosophy or Economics as part of the general BCom or BA degree.

Careers After Completing the Degree

  • Academia
  • Civil Service
  • Development
  • Diplomatic Corps
  • Economics
  • International Banking or Finance
  • Journalism
  • Politics
  • Research

What a re the Course Requirements at Wits

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Wits APS Score Calculator

Admission Point Score (APS)

Are you an applicant who is currently writing or completed the NSC matric? If you are, then please read the information below regarding admission requirements.

NB: This is a guideline only. Meeting the requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.

Wits tabulates the points score for all subjects on the following basis:

  • That English must be taken either as Home Language or as 1st Additional Language.
  • Mathematics is compulsory for all numerate programmes in Engineering and the Built Environment, Commerce, Law and Management, and Science.
  • Maths Literacy is accepted for some degrees (see Admission Requirements (NSC)).
  • Wits does not distinguish between designated vs non-designated subjects when calculating the admission point score (APS)
  • The APS calculation is based on the best seven subjects including Life Orientation
NSC Scale of Achievement NSC% Wits APS Wits APS% Wits APS for Maths & English Wits APS for Life Orientation Wits APS for Other subjects
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80-99
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
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3
0
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90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
50-59
40-49
30-39
0-29
8 + 2=10
7 + 2=9
6 + 2=8
5 + 2=7
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1
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