BAS Application Procedure

Step 1

Complete the online Admission Application (click here)

Step 2

After receiving confirmation from the Admission department on the outcome of your Admission Application, contact the Department to complete the Departmental Selection Process which include the submission of a Creative Portfolio and and Interview.

For more information
Mr Jean-Pierre Basson
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 0415042244
jpbasson@mandela.ac.za

Admission Requirements

  1. Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  2. An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  3. MSC achievement rating of at least 55% for Mathematics.
  4. Admission is subject to Departmental selection.

Creative Portfolio

Applicants will submit a Creative Portfolio which will be evaluated prior to the interview. 

The quality of the portfolio should be graphic, creative, professional and is to be entirely the student's own work.

Creative Portfolio Requirements:

1. Write-Up

2. Drawings

3. Mapping

4. Creative Ability 

5. 3D Thinking 

Add-on Creative Works

Detailed information regarding the requirements can be found in the BAS admission letter below.

Please note, due to COVID19, portfolios will be submitted digitally. More information will be given to the applicant once applied. 

Interview

The prospective student must book an interview date from the available dates which can be found in the BAS admission letter. Students who meet the minimum requirements during the portfolio submission stage of the application process will be invited to the interview stage.

Please note, due to COVID19, the interviews will take place in a digital space. More information will be given once the applicant applied.

The first degree is a three year Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS). Once you have the BAS degree, should you decide not to proceed further, and once you have complied with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession’s (SACAP) practical training requirements, you can register as an Architectural Technologist.

 

Portfolio Requirements