Pearson Institute of Higher Education Application 2019/2020

By | June 10, 2019

Pearson Institute of Higher Education Application 2019/2020

About Pearson Institute

In 2013, Pearson became the sole owner of Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI). The acquisition formed part of the company’s strategic focus to invest in and have a positive and meaningful impact on education in Africa. In 2016, MGI was renamed Pearson Institute of Higher Education.

Our academic programmes are focused on the workplace of the 21st century and its needs. Since the establishment of our institution, we have been prominent in the private higher education space in South Africa. We are known for our innovative and collaborative approach to teaching and learning, and for developing employable graduates. We have also established our credibility by offering qualifications that are locally accredited and internationally recognised.

Courses Offered

Below are courses Offered at Pearson Institute of Higher Education

FACULTY OF COMMERCE AND LAW

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bcom in Accounting
  • Bcom in Human Resource Management
  • Bcom in Law
  • Bcom in Marketing Management
  • Bcom in Tourism Management
  • Bcom Honours in Business Management
  • Higher Cert. in Business Management

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

  • BSc in Biomedicine
  • BSc in Biotechnology Management
  • BSc in Computer Science
  • BSc in Informatics
  • BSc in Information Technology
  • BSc Honours in Information Technology
  • BSc in Internet Communication
  • SLP in IT Engineering
  • SLP in Basic Programming
  • SLP in Internet Development

OUNDATION PROGRAMMES

  • Foundation Programme
  • English Language Foundation Programme

HIGHER CERTIFICATES

  • Higher Cert. in IS (Engineering)
  • Higher Cert. in IS (Internet Development)
  • Higher Cert. in IS (Network Engineering)
  • Higher Cert. in IS (Open Source)
  • Higher Cert. in IS (Software Development)
  • Higher Cert. in IS (Information Systems)

How to Apply

At Pearson Institute, we’re here to help you excel and prepare for the working world.

Our application process is simple and students can apply in one of the following ways:

Online Application

Simply complete our Online Application Form here and upload all of the necessary documentation so that it can be processed by our administrative department. Your application will be completed once all of the necessary fees have been paid.

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Postal/Email Application

If you would prefer to email or post your application, you can download the Application Form here.

Please ensure that you also send through all additional documentation that might be required so that your application can be processed in a timely manner.

It’s advisable to keep a copy of your application for your own records. If you will be posting your application, please keep your receipt as a record of when it was posted. Be aware that it can take up to 3 weeks for postal applications to reach us.

Before applying, you need to find out whether you have the right admission requirements for the qualification you’ve chosen. Our campus team is equipped to provide advice and guidance throughout the process.

General requirements

Admission requirements for South African Senior Certificates achieved prior to 2008

If you completed Grade 12 prior to 2008, please contact a Higher Education Consultant for further information.

Minimum admission requirements for undergraduate degrees

  • 32 You must have a minimum achievement level four in four NSC examination subjects.
  • Life Orientation will be granted 3 points from any percentage above 40%.

National Certificate Vocational (NQF 4) admission requirements

  • 32 You must have a minimum of 50% in English.
  • Life Orientation and Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy/Technical Mathematics.
  • You must have a minimum of 70% in four vocational subjects chosen from the NCV (NQF 4) subjects.

The NCV (NQF4) subjects must relate to the degree for which you intend enrolling.

Calculation of Pearson Institute points

NSC%90 – 100%80 – 89%70 – 79%60 – 69%50 – 59%40 – 49%30 – 39%0 – 29%
Points87654321

General requirements

MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Foundation Programmes

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Higher Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor Degree entry or an equivalent international school-leaving certificate on an NSC level (NQF 4), evaluated and confirmed by SAQA.
  • Comply with the additional requirements as stated in the additional admission requirements table.
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Short Learning Programmes

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Higher Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor Degree entry or an equivalent international school-leaving certificate on an NSC level (NQF 4), evaluated and confirmed by SAQA.
  • Obtain the required results in the Placement Assessment.

Higher Certificate

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Higher Certificate entry or an equivalent international school-leaving certificate on an NSC level (NQF 4), evaluated and confirmed by SAQA.
  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF 4 with Higher Certificate entry.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): alternative access via the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence and an assessment if required.
  • Comply with the additional requirements as stated in the additional admission requirements table.

Bachelor Degree

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor Degree entry.
  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF 4 with Bachelor Degree entry.
  • Alternatively, a prospective student should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute Foundation Programme. On successful completion of the Foundation Programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
  • Alternatively, a prospective student should have successfully completed a Higher Certificate in a cognate field.
  • Applicants with an international school-leaving certificate need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): alternative access via the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence and an assessment if required.
  • Comply with the additional requirements as stated in the additional admission requirements table.

Honours Degree

  • A recognised undergraduate degree or equivalent for the specific honours Degree or an appropriate Advanced Diploma.
  • A minimum of 60% average during the exit year of the applicable undergraduate qualification.
  • Specific modules may be required to have been completed at the undergraduate level.