Register to study through Unisa

Important notice re payments: When you make any payment to Unisa, use your 8 digit student number and then a space and then your allocation as a reference number, for example (12345678 5400374721) to avoid delays in allocation of your payment and therefore your application and registration.

CLICK HERE for a digital banking "how-to" guide.  |  CLICK HERE for a "how-to" guide on how to do Unisa ATM deposits. 

Undergraduate qualifications, honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas

Registration for semester modules for undergraduate qualifications, honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas to be open from 9 January to 3 February 2023

Master's & doctoral qualifications

Registration for master's and doctoral qualifications to be open from 9 January to 31 March 2023. Registration for the Master of Accounting Sciences degree, and the MBA and MBL qualifications to be open from 9 January to 3 February 2023 (some exceptions apply). 


Short Learning Programmes

Applications and registrations for Short Learning Programmes open from 14 November 2022 to 28 February 2023. Click on your chosen Short Learning Programme (SLP) for the requirements. Also note the college in which your chosen SLP is offered so that you can navigate the application portal with ease during your process of application. All enquiries should be directed to

You can apply online for your selected Short Learning Programmes.