Apply To Unisa
Apply To Unisa; Application date, Application fee, Application requirements as well as How to Apply.
Everyone wanting to start a new qualification at Unisa can apply for admission.
Undergraduate Qualification; Application for admission to 2021 will be open from 1 September to 30 November 2020.
Honours Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas; Application for admission to 2021 will be open from 1 September to 15 December 2020. There is an earlier closing date for CTA programmes. If there are still spaces open for the 2021 academic year, additional application dates will be released.
Master’s and Doctoral Degree; Applications for admission to 2021 will be open from 15 September to 6 November 2020. After that, only those qualifications with available spaces will remain open until the end of January 2021.
Unisa’s Short Learning Programmes; Semester modules will be open from 2 November 2020 – 15 January 2021 while Year modules will be open from 2 November 2020 – 26 February 2021 .
Online application fee is R115 and Hard copy application is R185. When applying for a short learning programme, there is no application fee. There will be no processing of any application submitted without an application fee paid on time. Application fees paid are not refundable even if applicant does not qualify for admission or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.
All first-time applicants and Unisa students starting a new qualification must submit the required documents. The closing date for the various applications is the due for uploading the following required documents:
- Copy of school qualifications
- Copy of official tertiary academic record(if applicable)
- Certified copy of your ID document (RSA students) or ID / passport (international students)
- Copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
- Sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans
Before beginning the application process, please ensure that your documents are scanned and uploaded to an electronic device. You will have to re-apply during the next application period if your application for admission to study through Unisa is incomplete.