How to Apply Online at SMU 2024/2025

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How to Apply Online at SMU 2024/2025

How to Apply Online at SMU 2024/2025

All interested applicants, regardless of color, ethnicity, ethnic identity, religion, gender, or country of origin, are welcome to fill out the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University SMU online admission application form 2024 as soon as the official opening date for the 2024/2025 academic year is released.

South Africans and interested foreign applicants can apply electronically for Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University SMU admissions as Government Sponsored or Private candidates.

Mode of Application for 2024/2025 at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

You can apply either online or manually. However, online applications are currently limited to undergraduate qualifications for South African and International applicants who have written or are studying towards the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Independent Examinations Board (IEB) certificate or studying at other South African Universities.

Online Application 2024/2025

To apply online, you need:

  • Access to the internet and a valid email address;
  • To complete the Application Form accurately online;
  • To specify the names of your first and second choice degrees (if applicable);
  • Pay the R200 non-refundable application fee; and
  • Upload the following documents: certified copies of your ID/passport; Grade 11/12 results; academic record (if you have attended other universities including SMU) and proof of payment of the non-refundable application fee.

Can I submit my application fee after the deadline, and how do I do that: All prospective applicants may start their applications manually or electronically after the application opening date. Application fees must be paid by the deadline or earlier. However, applicants are urged to send in their money as soon as they can. For applicants who are prepared to pay their application money into the official bank account of SMU, the following information is provided:

  • Bank Name:                        Standard Bank
    Account Number:                071 244 395
    Account Name:                    Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
    Branch Number:                   020 909
  • Reference no.:                Your ID/ Passport number/ Student number

Please note:

  • No cash should accompany the application form.
  • Application Forms without proof of payment will not be considered.

Supporting Documents that must be submitted to applicants

  • Certified copy of your ID or Birth Certificate.
  • Certified copy of final Grade 11 results or mid-year Grade 12 results or National Senior Certificate (NSC)/Matric Certificate (if you have completed Grade 12/Matric).
  • Official academic record(s) from previous university(ies) attended, including SMU (if applicable).
  • Proof of application fee payment (copy of deposit slip).

International Students Application 2024/2025

All non-South African citizens and non-permanent residents are required to obtain a study permit prior to registering as students. Application for study permits should be submitted to the South African Home Affairs, Consulate or High Commissioner in your country of residence/origin, and should be in favour of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU). The study permit should \be submitted during registration.


What are the admissions requirements?

For information on admissions requirements and relevant school subjects, refer to, click under students and look for the following:

  • Admissions and Selections Rules for different Schools; and
  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

Visit the official website for more information.

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