Unisa Application Deadline 2021

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Unisa Application Deadline 2021

Unisa Application Deadline 2021

Undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees): Applications for admission to Unisa have been extended. Apply now!

Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas: Applications for admission to Unisa have been extended. Apply now!

Master’s & doctoral qualifications: Applications for admission to Unisa have been extended. Apply now!

Unisa will accept applications for admission to undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, BTech & degrees) for the 2021 academic year from 20 August – 27 September 2020.
Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas: 20 August – 27 September 2020
Master’s & doctoral qualifications: 10 September – 8 November 2020
Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission.

  • Undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, PGCE, BTech & degrees): Closed
  • Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas:
    Closed
  • Master’s & doctoral degrees:
    10 September – 23 November 2020(some exceptions apply)

Unisa’s Short Learning Programmes

Unisa’s Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) focus on “just in time” and “just enough” learning to meet a specific learning need identified by individuals, organisations or society at large. SLPs are offered by centres located within the different academic departments of Colleges. Programme content and contact details are contained in each programme. You may also direct enquiries to ucl@unisa.ac.za. As part of a pilot project, only a select number of programmes will be able to apply online. Other programmes will be added in 2020

  • Undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, diplomas & degrees, advanced certificates, advanced diplomas, BTechs & postgraduate certificates):
    • New & returning students: 10 – 28 June 2021
    • Students awaiting results: 16 July – 16 August 2021
  • Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas with semester modules:
    • New & returning students: 10 – 28 June 2021
    • Students awaiting results: 16 July – 16 August 2021
  • Master’s & doctoral degrees: Closed (with some exceptions)

Please note:

  • If you are a first-time Unisa applicant and do not have a myLife e-mail address, Unisa will communicate with you via the e-mail address and cellphone number you provided during the application period.
  • If you were previously registered with Unisa, Unisa will send the outcome of your application to your myLife e-mail account. Please check this e-mail account regularly for information. If you have forgotten your myUnisa / myLife password, please go to myUnisa (https://my.unisa.ac.za) to update your password.
  • Unisa provides all registered students with a free myLife e-mail address. It is your responsibility to activate your myLife e-mail account as soon as your registration is finalised. Your myLife e-mail account will be the only e-mail account recognised by Unisa for official correspondence to and from the university, and will remain the official primary e-mail address on record at Unisa. Click here for Unisa’s rules for students.