UNISA Application For Admission 2021

Application for admission 2021
Undergraduate qualifications 
(higher certificates, advanced certificates,
diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees):
1 September – 30 November 2020

Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas: 
1 September– 15 December 2020

Master’s & doctoral qualifications:
15 September – 6 November 2020

Undergraduate qualications
Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas 
Master’s & doctoral degrees 
Short Learning Programmes

How To Apply? 

Ways to apply 

Download Unisa Prospectus Here 

Upload supporting documents 

Everyone applying for a new qualification must submit the required documents (all firsttime applicants and Unisa students starting a new qualification). The due date for uploading the required documents is the closing date for applications. No documents submitted after the closing date for applications will be accepted. Unisa does not provide scanners or electronic devices. Please ensure that your documents are scanned and uploaded to an electronic device before starting the application process.

Pay the application fee once you’ve received a student number from Unisa 

  • R105 for online applications 
  • R160 for hard copy applications (hard copy applications will only be considered in exceptional cases)
  •  Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030
  • Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information. 
This fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available. Unisa does not accept cash at any of its offices. 

The due date for the application fee is the closing date for the application period.

Any application submitted without an application fee paid on time will not be processed. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment

Make sure that your application is complete

If your application for admission to study through Unisa is incomplete, you will have to reapply during the next application period