Master's & doctoral degrees

Register to study through Unisa - Master's and doctoral degrees
  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted.
  • Re-registering students (who made sufficient progress during the current academic year) and students who officially deferred their studies must register online within the approved registration period for 2018. Re-registering students who have not made satisfactory progress may be precluded from registering.

2018 master's and doctoral registration dates: online registration only

Please note that no printed registration forms will be accepted.


Online registrations open

Online registrations close

Contact details

New registrations (approved applicants) and re-registering students

3 January 2018

30 March 2018

+27 12 441 5702;

For MBA, MBL and DBL qualifications, please contact the Graduate School of Business Leadership (+27 11 652 0000;

MBA, MBL and DBL qualifications

3 January 2018

30 March 2018


3 January 2018

26 January 2018


College of Science, Engineering and Technology (excluding Computing students)

Students may register outside of the approved registration dates.

Please contact the Master's and Doctoral Administration Section for assistance, as you will not be able to register online once registrations close for other qualifications.


College of Science, Engineering and Technology:
+27 11 471 3296;

All other enquiries:
+27 12 441 5702;

Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - MIT option
Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - SET option

Master of Science in Nature Conservation (Full Dissertation) (98022)

Qualifications in the Department of Decision Sciences (Quantitative Management and Operations Research)