Master's & doctoral degrees


Applications for admission to master's & doctoral qualifications: 10 September - 23 November 2018

Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission, including first-time Unisa applicants, Unisa students wanting to apply for a new qualification, students in their final year of a qualification wanting to start a master's or doctoral qualification, and previously registered master's & doctoral students who did not register for the 2018 academic year and now wish to continue with their studies.

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 degree (90040-MIT) 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 (qualification codes: 90042, 98511, 98402, 98594 and 98420) 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.