2025 University of the Witwatersrand Application Date

2025 University of the Witwatersrand Application Date

Humanities
School of Human and Community Development Intake Closing Date Programme of study January 2025 Open 2 March
Close 31 May Master of Arts in Community Based Counseling Psychology   Open 2 March
Close 2 May Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology   Opens 2 March
Closes 24 July Master of Education in Educational Psychology   Opens 15 July

Masters in Research Psychology and Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report Psychology   Opens 15 July

Master of Arts in Psychology by coursework and research report   Opens 15 July

Master of Arts in the field of Social and Psychology Research   Opens 15 July

BA Honours in Organisational Psychology   Opens 15 July

BA Honours in Psychology   Opens 15 July

Master of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Organisational Psychology   Opens 4 May

Master of Arts in Occupational Social Work    Opens 4 May

Master of Arts in Social Development   Opens 4 May

Master of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology School of Literature, Language and Media
Intake Closing Date Programme of study January 2025   Honours in Journalism

15 November

Career entry: International and SA applicants
Mid-career: International and SA applicants     Honours in Sign Language   15 November

International applicants
SA applicants      Masters in Journalism   15 November
15 November International applicants
SA applicants     Media Studies   15 November International and SA applicants     Honours and Masters and PhD in Modern Languages   15 November International applicants
SA applicants     Honours and Masters in Creative Writing   15 November International and SA applicants      All other disciplines (Honours and Masters Programmes) including ICT Policy and Regulation    15 November International applicants , SA applicants School of Social Sciences Intake Closing Date Programme of study January 2025

06 September
06 September

Honours and Masters Programmes Labour, Policy and Globalisation (GLU)
International applicants
SA applicants

31 October

African Centre for Migration and Society, Honours and Masters in Demography and Population Studies
31 October
30 November Applied Ethics for Professionals, History
International applicants
SA applicants

31 October

History

31 October Diversity Studies – Honours and Master’s   31 October Political Studies, Development Studies – BA Honours and Master of Arts   30 November Anthropology

 

31 October

All other disciplines

International applicants
SA applicants Wits School of Arts Intake Closing Date Programme of study January 2025

31 October
30 November All disciplines (Honours and Masters Programmes)
(no mid year intake for coursework degrees)
International applicants
SA applicants Wits School of Education Intake Closing Date Programme of study January 2025
31 August
31 October

B Ed Honours, PGCE, Master of Education, PG Diploma in Higher Education
International applicants
SA applicants

 

Please consult the Student Call Centre: 011 717 1888 or contact the appropriate Faculty for possible amendments to these dates.

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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.