Master's & doctoral degrees

Everyone planning to start a new master's or doctoral degree must apply for admission, including first-time Unisa applicants and Unisa students applying for a new qualification. 

Applications for master's and doctoral qualifications are closed (exceptions apply)

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

Applicants who wish to pursue a multi, inter or transdisciplinary doctoral degree should apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (90040) Please contact the Master's and Doctoral Administration Section for assistance (012 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za).
College of Science, Engineering and Technology (excluding Computing students) Please contact the Master's and Doctoral Administration Section for assistance (012 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za).
Decision Sciences Please contact the Master's and Doctoral Administration Section for assistance (012 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za).
Master of Science in Nature Conservation (full dissertation) (98022) Please contact the Master's and Doctoral Administration Section for assistance (012 441 5702; mandd@unisa.ac.za).
Selection degrees Selection degrees 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.