Admission to this degree programme is subject to selection; it is a full-time programme and students are required to:
- attend a compulsory laboratory block of 1 month in January;
- be involved in the testing of elite athletes (SASCOC programme);
- be part of the UP Trauma Unit that is responsible for first aid during sports events;
- work as observers during the week at approved sports academies/clubs and be invloved in coaching and conditioning programmes;
- be dressed in an approved uniform at all times during the first aid service, testing of elite athletes and while working at the sport academies/clubs; and
- sit for a final oral examination at the end of the academic year.
- A bachelor’s degree with Human Movement Science as major or a bachelor’s degree in Sports Sciences.
- Selection takes place on the basis of academic merit as reflected in the official academic record of the student.
- First selection takes place on the basis of all the years’ academic achievements in the Natural Sciences.
- A maximum of 21 students are selected per annum.
- The Department reserves the right to select less than 21 students should the academic performance of the applicants not be on standard. The standard is determined by the Selection Committee.