unisa prospectus 2023-2024

By | October 16, 2019

unisa prospectus 2023-2024

unisa prospectus 2023-2024

unisa prospectus 2023-2024

unisa prospectus 2023-2024

Who is eligible to apply for the Unisa Online Application.

  • Anyone interested in beginning a new qualification must apply for admission.
  • This includes first-time Unisa applicants as well as current Unisa students who are switching to a new certification.
  • Anyone who has completed a Higher Certificate or an Alternative Pathway / Extended Program must apply for admission to the next level of education.
  • If you previously applied for admission and received feedback but did not register for any reason, you must reapply.
  • Under the Unisa-TVET agreement, anyone who wishes to enroll in classes at a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college must apply for admission.
  • Please note: If you previously applied for admission and were offered a spot, but did not accept the offer and/or did not register for whatever reason, you must reapply.
Application Fees for University of South Africa:
  • South African Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of R105 for online applications.
  • Applicants applying via Unisa for a TVET college can use a hard copy application – the application fee for this is R160.

Submitting Results and Documents:

A complete application, submitted entirely online, MUST includes the following materials:

  • Proof of payment receipt of your application fee (This is a non-refundable compulsory fee for every applicant)
  • A Certified copy of your ID document(ID document is compulsory for South Africa citizens – your application cannot be processed without a certified copy of your ID and Passport Number for International Applicants)
  • Exam Results: Final Grade 12 results (if available). Grade 11 results (if you currently doing grade 12) are very important for your application. Thus, have it on hand.
  • A unique email address when applying either online or in a hard copy. Note that some of the systems do not accept emails from some of the universities: It is advisable to create and use a Gmail, Yahoomail address for the application.


  • Before you apply, read the admission requirements carefully to ensure that you are eligible for consideration.
  • Before applying, carefully read the application instructions’ step-by-step method.

NBT Test: This institution requires you to write a National Benchmark Test (NBT) before you can apply. For more information on NBT’s kindly click here

How to get Application forms: Application to the university can be done online or in a hard copy. Click here for the application form.

COST PER COURSE PER ANNUM:  To get specific course fees, contact Unisa directly.

CONTACT DETAILS: Do you have any question regarding your application? Sure you can contact the institution with the addresses and telephone numbers we have provided below to reach the school officials; you can email Email: study-info@unisa.ac.za or call Tel: 012 441 5888. For more info on University of South Africa, contact details click here

Unisa Residence Application:

Only applicants who have successfully applied for admission to the University of South Africa can use the online application.
As a result, once you have submitted your application, you are eligible to apply for residency.
To submit an application for residency  click here.

Completed Application Forms Must be Submitted:

  • Note: Results and certified documents must be submitted.
    The applicant must make sure that their Grade 11 and Grade 12 results are up to date.
    Remember that if you don’t do this, your application may be delayed.
  • Always keep in mind that you must submit it throughout the application period.
    All of the attachments must be certified copies of the original documents.
  • NB: Make a photocopy of the original document and submit it together with the photocopy.
  • The South African Qualifications Authority must evaluate international students, and this evaluation must be presented with the application form.
  • NOTE: You will be able to monitor the progress of your application once you have submitted it.

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The online registration process at Unisa is quick, easy, and accurate.
This is why we advise you to go with this option.
When enrolling online, you’ll be prompted if any information is missing or wrong, which will help you make sure you’ve filled out all of the required fields before submitting your registration form.

The steps are as follows

  • Go to the Unisa registration website: http://registration.unisa.ac.za
  • Choose the qualification level and then click “Go“.
  • Enter your student number in the block provided and the other details as required. (If you don’t have a student number you won’t be able to continue; you’ll need to apply for a student number during the next application period.)
  • Check your personal details on screen. Change any contact details that are missing or incorrect.
  • Enter the modules for which you want to register. You must
    • meet all the prerequisites and co-requisites for the selected module
    • enter the correct module code
    • select the correct semester (1 = first semester; 2 = second semester)
    • indicate in which language you want to receive your study material (English or Afrikaans)
      * Please note that not all modules are offered in Afrikaans. The language of tuition for each module is indicated in the      module information.
  • Do not exceed the prescribed number of modules per semester or year, as your registration will not be processed. Please also take Unisa’s re-admission rules into consideration when selecting your number of modules for the semester or year.
  • Calculate your fees
    • Use the fee quotation link on the Unisa website (http://www.unisa.ac.za/feequote) to obtain a quote for the cost of your modules.
    • Note the minimum fee that must be paid before Unisa will process your registration. If these fees are more than you can afford, delete modules until you can afford the fees.
    • You can make payment online, using a credit card at http://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment.
    • If you don’t have a credit card, you can pay at a Standard Bank. Retain your proof of payment in case of enquiries.
  • Submit your registration.

Study pack delivery options

At the point of registration, you will have three delivery options to choose from for your first study pack for the semester:

  • Courier: There is no additional fee to courier your study material. Please provide Unisa with your cellphone number, an alternative contact number (in case we can’t get hold of you via your cellphone number) and a valid physical delivery address. Please ensure that someone is available to take receipt of your study material pack.
  • Post: Provide Unisa with a correct address, suburb and postal code, and a valid cellphone number.
  • Counter collection: All Unisa students may make use of this option, but the counter collection points are only available at the Sunnyside Campus (Pretoria) and the Science Campus (Florida). If you select this option, your parcel will be packaged / picked as soon as your registration is finalised, but will only be available for collection two working days later.
    You will receive an SMS from Unisa once your parcel is ready for collection from your preferred collection point. If you do not collect your study material pack within two working days (48 hours) of receiving the SMS, your study material will then be posted to you via ordinary mail by the South African Post Office.

This option is only available for your first study pack.
The South African Post Office will send subsequent documents by conventional mail delivery.
After you’ve completed your registration, go to myUnisa to access and download your study materials for your modules.

Only at the beginning of the second semester will you receive study materials for second semester modules.
Second semester study materials will only be available on myUnisa when the semester begins.

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unisa prospectus 2023-2024

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