Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Online Application Process

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Online Application Process

An application form can be downloaded on the right of this page, it can be sent to you by post or you can request an application package by e-mailing international@nmmu.ac.za

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION. THE FORM SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING:

  • Certified / original school leaving certificates;
  • Certified copy of passport;
  • Certified copy of parent/legal guardian if applicant is under 21 years old;
  • Curriculum vitae if available
  • A photograph;
  • Proof of payment of the non-refundable application fee of R500;

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS CLEARLY INDICATED ON THE APPLICATION FORM:

  • Programme / course you are applying for and where possible the qualification code eg BMusic (code 10500) for information on programmes on offer click here.
  • Applicants must sign the application form;
  • The guardian must sign if the applicant is under 21 years of age;
  • Please provide an e-mail address where possible;

Prospective applicants must be aware that an incomplete application will not be processed and will result in unnecessary delays.

APPLICATIONS MUST REACH OUR OFFICE BY:

First semester (January – June) –  31 October

Second semester (July – December) – 30 April

Places in some programmes are limited so it is in your best interest to submit your application as soon as possible.

Please note: No late applications will be considered.

Submission of a completed application form does not imply that you have been accepted as a student, or that you may register. All applicants will be notified, in writing of the outcome of their application.

WHERE DO I SEND MY APPLICATION FORM?

EMAIL:

You may scan and email you application form to: international@nmmu.ac.za

BY POST:

OFFICE FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
NMMU South Campus
P O Box 77000
Port Elizabeth
SOUTH AFRICA
6000

BY COURIER:

OFFICE FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
NELSON MANDELA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
South Campus
University Way, Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth
SOUTH AFRICA
6000
Tel: +27 41 504 2161


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.