Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas

Application approval and registration

Based on Unisa's application and selection process, you will not automatically be accepted to study through Unisa in 2018 even if you meet the general academic admission requirements for a qualification.

Unisa will assess your application according to the academic admission requirements for your qualification of choice, your final mark received at undergraduate level and the number of places available for the qualification for which you have applied.

Application outcomes

Your application was successful. Your application was unsuccessful.

Unisa will inform you that your application for the 2018 academic year was successful and the qualification for which you have been accepted.

Unisa will inform you that your application was unsuccessful. Visit www.unisa.ac.za/studyoptionsHONS to explore other study options.

Incorrect / incomplete applications will be rejected.

Please note:

  • Applicants whose admission to a qualification or to both qualifications of choice has been rejected may request a review of their application, either on the basis that they believe the decision was an error on the part of the university, or that further supporting documents may result in a different outcome to their application for admission.
  • 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. If you are a first-time Unisa applicant and do not have a myLife e-mail address, Unisa will communicate with you via the e-mail address and cellphone number provided during the application period.

Remember to registerRemember to register

If your application for admission is successful, you must register for the 2018 academic year. Should you not register for the 2018 academic year, you will be required to re-apply in 2018 for the 2019 academic year.