Undergraduate & honours qualifications

  • Applicants (new applicants & Unisa students who applied for admission to a new qualification) may only register if they have received an offer of placement from Unisa and have accepted the offer online. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification.
  • Re-registering students must register for the 2020 academic year during the relevant registration period.

Undergraduate registration

(higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, BTech & degrees, including the Postgraduate Certificate in Education [PGCE])

  Registrations open Registrations close Final date for initial minimum payment so that your registration can be finalised

Semester 1

Semester 1 registration (semester and year modules) 3 January 2020 24 January 2020 31 January 2020
Semester 1 registration for students who write examinations in January / February 2020 for year modules 3 January 2020 7 March 2020 7 March 2020

Semester 2

New and currently returning students 9 June 2020 26 June 2020 31 July 2020
Student awaiting results 9 June 2020 24 July 2020 31 July 2020

Self-help centres are open from 08:00 - 15:30 week days, and from 08:00 - 11:30 on official Saturdays.

Official Saturdays open: 11 and 18 January 2020 & 18 July 2020


Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas: registration for these qualifications may only be submitted online

(excluding the Postgraduate Certificate in Education [PGCE])

  Registrations open Registrations close Final date for initial minimum payment so that your registration can be finalised

Semester 1

Semester 1 registration (semester and year modules, including CTA) 3 January 2020 24 January 2020 31 January 2020
Semester 1 registration for students who write examinations in January / February 2020 for year modules 3 January 2020 7 March 2020 7 March 2020

Semester 2

New and currently returning students (for qualifications with semester modules) 9 June 2020 26 June 2020 31 July 2020
Student awaiting results (for qualifications with semester modules) 9 June 2020 24 July 2020 31 July 2020
Contact details for honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences: sciencehons@unisa.ac.za
College of Accounting Sciences: cashons@unisa.ac.za
College of Economic and Management Sciences: econhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Education: eduhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Human Sciences:arts@unisa.ac.za
College of Law: lawhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Science, Engineering and Technology: sciencehons@unisa.ac.za

Last modified: 2019/12/03