Postgraduate Applicants

Application procedures

  • All postgraduate applications are done online

Please remember to upload the following documents (where applicable)

  • Certified copy of your ID/passport.

  • Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.

  • Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South Africa universities, if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus

  • Certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record and certificate of conduct, if you attended other universities.

  • Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.

  • South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).

  • A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a Masters Degree or PhD.

  • A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.

  • Before applying online please make sure that you have read the guidelines above.

  • Please ensure that you have the USAF/SAQA documents to be uploaded in order to complete your application.

  • Please ensure to use reference APPN (followed by your student number) when making application fee payment.

  • Please allow the system 24hrs to 48hrs to clear your payment.

  • South African first time undergraduate applicants applying to UKZN must apply via CAO

  • For a detailed breakdown on online application process CLICK HERE

  • For Postgraduate Applications for Law CLICK HERE

            Click here to apply online       

     Closing Dates

    • Closing dates for Colleges and Schools vary

    • Please consult the Postgraduate Brochure for information on closing dates.

    • Closing date for Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Relations has been extended to 30th November 2022

     Second semester intake

    • Second semester applications closed on the 30th June.

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