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Study at Unisa

Undergraduate & honours degrees, undergraduate higher certificates & diplomas,
postgraduate certificates & diplomas

Undergraduate, honours, higher certificates, diplomas & degrees Unisa is a distance education university and studying with us can be both challenging and rewarding. It is important that you know what it takes to be a distance learning student. Read more.

Second semester registration dates: 17 June to 18 July 2014
(Registration payments will be accepted until 31 July 2014)

Applications for 2015 will open in August 2014.




Master's & doctoral degrees

Undergraduate, honours, higher certificates, diplomas & degreesBy registering for a master's or doctoral degree through Unisa, you will enjoy the support of experienced academic and administrative staff, and the opportunity to conduct focused and meaningful research in one or more exciting fields. Read more...

Next application phase: 15 September to 14 November 2014
Next registration phase: 24 November to 27 March 2015


Short Learning Programmes

Short Learning Programmes are short courses that allow you to broaden your knowledge and skills in specific areas. They are not regarded as formal qualifications and range in duration from three months to one year. Short Learning Programmes have their own registration processes and registration dates.


International students

We pride ourselves on our service to the global market. Students can live on any continent, in any country. Provided you have access to the internet, you can further your studies through Unisa. We're an open distance learning institution after all. Read more.


Students with disabilities

Unisa provides equal opportunities for all students and specialised assistance to students with disabilities throughout the administrative and study processes. Read more.