- National Diploma: Architectural Technology from NMMU with an average of 70% for Principles of Architectural Design III (final mark) and 65% as the average of the final marks for Studio Work II and III and Construction and Detailing II and III.
- Applicants who don’t qualify in terms of the above requirements are required to write an entrance exam set and evaluated by the Department of Architectural Technology and Interior Design.
It is recommended that students who do not qualify in terms of the above requirements must work for at least one year after qualifying for their diploma before applying to sit for this entrance examination. Only one examination session will be held for each academic year.
Applicants who hold a National Diploma: Architectural Technology or a first degree in Architecture from another accredited tertiary institution must sit for the entrance examination referred to above.
The conditions regarding the number of attempts allowed also apply to this category of applicant.