Postgraduate Online Application At UNISA For 2024-2025

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Postgraduate Online Application At UNISA For 2024-2025

Postgraduate Online Application At UNISA For 2024-2025

Don’t be satisfied with your undergraduate degree because the University of South Africa UNISA is now accepting postgraduate applications for the academic year 2024-2025. The UNISA postgraduate application for 2024 will be open on September 1 and will close on November 14, 2024. All UNISA postgraduate applications must be submitted online at using the online postgraduate application tool. Apply online at UNISA to enrich your Curriculum Vitae.

UNISA Postgraduate Application Dates For 2024-2025

The University of South Africa (UNISA) postgraduate applications for all master’s and doctoral qualifications are open from 01 September to 5 November 2024.

Everyone who wants to start a new qualification, including first-time Unisa applicants, Unisa students who want to start a new qualification, students in their final year of a qualification who want to start a master’s or doctoral qualification, and previously registered master’s and doctoral students who did not register for the 2023 academic year and now want to continue their studies, must apply for admission. At the master’s and doctorate levels, you may only apply for one qualification.

All admissions applications must be submitted online. For the academic year 2024, no self-help office will be accepting applications at the regional offices. Qualification admission is not automatic. It will depend on whether you meet the admission and departmental requirements, as well as whether space is available for the qualification you are pursuing.

Unisa’s Postgraduate Application Process For 2024

Applying for admission to a master’s or doctoral degree comprises three steps:

  • Step 1: Apply for a student number (only applicable if you do not already have a formal Unisa student number).
  • Step 2: Apply for admission.
  • Step 3: Upload the compulsory supporting documents. These documents are displayed in red on the upload platform

How to Apply For UNISA’s Student Number

You must apply for a Unisa student number if you have never before studied towards a formal qualification at Unisa. Student numbers issued for Unisa’s short learning programmes are not valid for formal qualifications. Your formal Unisa student number will be your permanent Unisa student number.

If you are seeking admission to a selection degree and have never previously studied toward a formal certificate at Unisa, you must apply for a Unisa student number. You will not be allowed to enrol for the 2023 academic year if you do not have a valid Unisa student number and are admitted to one of the selection degrees.

An application for a Unisa student number is NOT an application for qualification entrance. You must finish the procedure by applying for admission and attaching the required documentation.

UNISA Postgraduate application fee For 2024

If you want to study for a master’s or a doctorate, you must pay an R125,00 application fee online. Use the Unisa student number as well as the application fee reference number and Send your payment proof to Please keep in mind that Unisa does not take cash at any of its locations. However, you may make a cash deposit into the university’s First National Bank account.

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You may now apply for postgraduate admission to UNISA 2024.>>>Postgraduate Online Application At UNISA For 2024-2025

Prospective applicants wishing to start a new qualification must follow the steps below

  • Go to UNISA postgraduate application portal at’s-and-doctoral-studies:-apply-for-admission
  • Select and Click on the ONLINE ADMISSIONS tab
  • Choose your Qualification “POSTGRADUATE”
  • Select the “Apply for Admission” link.
  • Before proceeding to the next level, carefully read the directions on the page that opens.
  • Select first-time Applicants to Unisa/Returning Applicants
  • Enter your passport or identification number.
  • Fill up the blanks with accurate information.
  • Upload the documents that apply to you.

UNISA Postgraduate Required Documents For 2024

Upload your supporting documents. As part of the online application procedure, you must upload all required supporting papers. Documents sent through email will not be accepted. You will have 10 working days from the date of your application to submit your supporting documentation. The 10-day period does not apply after the application deadline.

  • Copies of all official academic records, including all papers/modules passed, percentages obtained, and the ledger.
  • SAQA certificate of evaluation if your qualification(s) has/have been obtained outside the borders of South Africa.
  • A copy of your ID or valid passport.
  • A research outline, CV, and any additional documents as indicated in the admission requirements for the specific qualification.
  • If you applied via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), a letter stating that you may be considered for the qualification without meeting the formal admission requirements.
  • If you intend to apply for admission to a qualification offered by the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, please contact the college before submitting your application, as you require a departmental letter of permission from the department to be uploaded as part of your application.
  • Departmental forms for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
  • A valid e-mail address and cellphone number

What Will UNISA Do Upon Receiving Your Application?

The University of South Africa (Unisa) will review your application to confirm that you satisfy the admission standards and have submitted all the supporting papers.

If your application is complete, it will be forwarded to the appropriate academic department for a selection process in January/February 2024. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within the first week of March 2024.

The University of South Africa will also provide you with the contact details of a specific member of staff, normally your supervisor, within the relevant academic department. Please remember to register during the registration period which starts from February 09 for the academic year 2024.


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