2025 Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences Application Process

2025 Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences Application Process

SEFAKO MAKGATHO HEALTH SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM

Prospective students are encouraged to apply as early as possible and adhere to the closing dates to avoid disappointment.

Kindly note that for practical reasons only a limited number of students can be admitted to different degree programmes.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the form in full and answer all questions with black ink

Make sure that the names appearing on your ID as well as your certificates are the same and in the same sequence

All the required documents must be attached to the application form.

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION FORM:

Certified copy of your ID or Birth certificates

Certified copy of final Grade 11 results or final NSC/matric certificate (those who completed matric)

A non-refundable application fee of R200,00. Applications received without the proof of payment will not be considered. No cash should accompany your application form.

The Banking details are as follows: Account name: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences

University; Standard Bank; Acc No.: 071244395, Branch Number: 020909 use ID No. as reference.

Official academic record(s) from previous university(ies) attended, including this University (if applicable)

Certificate of Conduct from all universities attended (If applicable)

Please do not apply for courses NOT listed in the brochure as your application will not be considered.

Application forms submitted after these dates will not be considered.

CLOSING DATES:

27 JUNE : MBChB, BDS, B Dent Ther, B Oral Hygiene, BSc (Physio), BRad (Diagn), B Pharm

29 JULY : BSc (Diet), B Speech Path Lang & Audio. B Occ Ther, BSc, B Cur, BNSc

All non-South African citizens and non-permanent residents are required to obtain a study permit prior to registering as students. Applications for study permits should be submitted to the South African Home Affairs, Consulate or High Commissioner in your country of residence/origin, and it would be issued in favour of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and to be submitted during registration.

SUBMIT A COPY OF THE NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (NSC) FINAL EXAMINATION RESULTS AS SOON AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.

NB: Submit original Documents, NSC Statement of Results or certificate, ID as well as an official academic transcript (if applicable) on the day of registration during January/February 2025

Kindly note that all first entering students to the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University must write the National Benchmark Test (NBT) in 2025 for 2025 admission. For further information about the NBT kindly call their offices on 021-650-3523 (between 08:00 and 18:00 on weekdays and between 07:30 and 11:30 on national test days). Email nbt@uct.ac.za

The application form for admission is to be posted to: The Registrar

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University P. O. Box 60

MEDUNSA 0204

Telephone No. 012-5214979/4058/5886/4315/4319/4137/4204 Fax No. 012-5215732

Email: mmule.hlatshwayo@smu.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.