Master's & doctoral degrees

Everyone planning to start a new qualification must apply for admission.

Everyone planning to start a new qualification must apply for admission.

Closed for 2017 (with the exceptions listed below).

Please note:

The closing date for postgraduate applications (postgraduate diplomas, honours, master's and doctoral degrees) was extended to 25 November 2016. We are hard at work verifying all the applications, but this will take some time. Unisa will inform all applicants of the outcome of their applications via e-mail or hard copy.

If you were previously registered with Unisa, Unisa will send the outcome of your application to your myLife e-mail account. Please check this e-mail account regularly for information. If you have forgotten your myUnisa/myLife password, please go to myUnisa (https://my.unisa.ac.za) to update your password.

You may apply for the following qualifications outside the prescribed application dates:

College of Science, Engineering and Technology (excluding Computing students) Contact the Master's and Doctoral Qualifications Section (+27 11 471 3296; mandd@unisa.ac.za) for assistance, as you will not be able to apply online once applications close for other qualifications.
Master of Science in Nature Conservation (Full Dissertation) (98022)
Applicants who wish to pursue a multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary doctorate should apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (90040) Contact the Master's and Doctoral Qualifications Section (+27 12 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za) for assistance, as you will not be able to apply online once applications close for other qualifications.
Decision Sciences Contact the Master's and Doctoral Qualifications Section (+27 12 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za) for assistance, as you will not be able to apply online once applications close for other qualifications.
Selection degrees Selection degress have different closing dates for applications and are administered by the respective academic departments. Only a limited number of students are selected per academic year.