Higher Certificate in Life and Environmental Sciences

1 years duration

This qualification provides learners with basic knowledge and skills for higher education in life and environmental sciences. It prepares them for entry into diploma and bachelor's degree programs. The qualification is offered through online and distance learning.

The primary purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques for Higher Education studies in life, environmental and related fields. The qualification emphasises general scientific principles, concepts, and theories that will improve the students' ability to grasp scientific concepts at higher levels. It exposes the learners to techniques for higher education studies in life, environmental and related fields. Qualifying learners would have attained a basic level of higher education knowledge and competence in life and environmental sciences, and will be capable of applying such knowledge and competence in the workplace. It is therefore meant for those who do not meet the requirements for entry into the Diploma qualifications to gain enough competency to be admitted into such. Students who complete the qualification are able to articulate into Diploma, Bachelor of Consumer Sciences and Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Environmental Management qualifications. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.