What Can I Study With Geography And Maths Literacy?

There are many degrees that accept Maths Literacy. However, not many of these also have Geography as a requirement. This means that if you have taken Geography with Maths Literacy in high school, you can study almost any Degree that accepts Maths Literacy. 

Many universities offer Degree programmes that accept Maths Literacy, such as: 

  • University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN)
  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • University of Pretoria (UP)
  • University of Zululand (UniZulu)

Some options of Degrees you can choose from are: 

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Education 
  • Bachelor of Social Science 
  • Bachelor of Social Work 
  • Bachelor of Science

Can You Become A Doctor If You Take Mathematical Literacy?

No, you cannot become a doctor if you took Maths Literacy in high school. All universities require Maths with a high pass mark, usually 75% or above, to be considered for a Degree programme in Medicine. 

However, you can do a bridging course in Maths at a TVET college. This can allow you to be able to apply to study Medicine if you pass with a high enough mark. 

Can I Become A Lawyer With Maths Literacy?

Yes, you can study Law if you took Maths Literacy. Most universities require a final Matric mark of 60% or above for Maths Literacy to be considered for a Law Degree. 

Can You Become An Architect With Maths Literacy?

No, you cannot study Architecture with Maths Literacy. Architecture Degree programmes require Maths for your application to be considered. 

Can You Become An Interior Designer With Maths Literacy?

Yes, you can study Interior Design with Maths Literacy. Universities that offer courses in this discipline do not require Maths for you to apply to study this course. 

Can You Become A Nurse With Maths Literacy?

Yes, you can study Nursing with Maths Literacy. Most universities will accept Maths Literacy with a pass mark of above 50% for a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing. 

What Have We Learned?

  • There are many study options available with Maths Literacy and Geography
  • You cannot study to be a doctor with Maths Literacy
  • You can study to be a lawyer with Maths Literacy
  • You cannot study to be an architect with Maths Literacy
  • You can study to be an interior designer with Maths Literacy
  • You can study to be a nurse with Maths Literacy 

Author: Chloe Bydawell 
Editor: Razeen Dollie
Date: July 7, 2022