Choose your qualification
Choose a UNISA qualification and make sure you meet the admission requirements.
If you want to study at UNISA, you need to apply to first apply to see if you are accepted. This happens around 6 months before you will be able to study. You need to fill in the UNISA application form, and follow all the steps outlined below.
First, check the next application dates.
When you are ready to apply go to this page: Apply for admission. select which type of course you want to do, and then select “start the process”.
There are 7 steps you need to follow in order to apply at UNISA, including filling in the online UNISA application form:
Once you have submitted your application form + supporting documents and UNISA processes your application you will receive a student number. Remember this student number as you’ll use it for my.unisa.ac.za and further communications with the university.
You must thereafter pay a non-refundable application fee of R100. You can pay online via credit card (response is quicker) or via bank deposit. More information on paying the application fee and international payments.
UNISA will get back to you to inform you about the outcome of your application. For enquiries regarding applications call UNISA on 012 429 6171 or email UNISA via firstname.lastname@example.org. Expect the processing of the application to take from three days to a few weeks.
Once your application is successful, it is now time to register your modules and start studying! Follow the UNISA registration tutorial.
Last updated: August 27, 2017