Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) Nursing Application 2024

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) Nursing Application 2024

You can apply either online or manually. However, online applications are currently limited to undergraduate qualifications for South African and International applicants who have written or are studying towards the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Independent Examinations Board (IEB) certificate or studying at other South African Universities.

To apply online, you need access to the internet and a valid email address. Please ensure that you:a. Complete the application accurately and fully. b. Write your names the same as they appear in your identity/passport document. c. Specify the names of the first choice and second choice degrees (if applicable) d. Complete the residence section (if applicable). e. Pay the non-refundable application fee of R200.00 and send proof of payment. Use your ID/ passport/ student number generated by the system when making payment.

Please remember to upload the following certified and individually scanned documents:a. Copy of your ID/passport document (compulsory). b. Copy of your final Grade 11 results or Grade 12 June results or your National Senior/Matric/ IEB Certificate (if you have already completed Grade 12). c. Copy of your degree certificate(s) and academic record(s) (if you attended other universities). d. Copy of your marriage certificate/divorce decree (if applicable). e. Proof of non-refundable application fee payment of R200.

Banking Details are as follows:Account name: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences UniversityBank name: Standard BankAccount no.: 071244395Branch no.: 020909Reference no.: Your ID/ Passport number/ Student number

Please note:a. Your application will not be processed if you have not submitted all the required applicable documentation mentioned above. b. If you have not submitted the required documentation within a period of two months, unfortunately your application will not be considered. c. The University receives more applications than it can accommodate and meeting admissions requirements does not guarantee admission. d. There are limited places in University residence and admission to study at SMU does not guarantee a place in residence. The places are awarded on a first come first served basis and the University is not obliged to provide a place in the residence.

Consent to process personal Information
Please note that by continuing with this application, you give consent to the University to process your personal information and that the University reserves the right to verify the information provided. On the other hand, the University is committed to protecting personal information provided in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) No. 4 of 2013.

If you need more information, call 012-521 4058/ 5886/ 4315/ 4319/ 4137/ 4204/ 4979.

Please click here to apply online

A fully completed application form can be:

Posted to this address:

The Registrar
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)
P.O Box 60
Medunsa
0204

Or hand deliver to this address:

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)
Student Administration and Registration Office
Clinical Pathology Building
Basement

SMU Nursing Courses

Bachelor Degree in Nursing Programmes

B Cur Degree Programme

BANS (BNSc) Degree Programme

Honours Degree Programme

B Nurs Hons Degree Programme

Master’s Degree Nursing Programme

M Nurs Degree Programme

Doctoral Nursing Degree Programmes

PhD (Nursing Science)

Postgraduate Diploma Nursing Programmes

Dip OHN (Occupational Nursing)

Banking Details:

A non-refundable application fee of R200 is applicable with all applications and should be deposited to the following Banking Account:
Bank: Standard Bank
Account Number: 071 244 395
Account Name: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)
Branch number: 020 909
Reference: Use your ID number as reference

NB: No cash should accompany the application form

NB: Any application submitted without an application fee will not be processed. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment.

SMU Undergraduate Prospectus 2024

Enquiries can be directed to:

Contact details: (012) 521 4979/4058/5886/4319/4317/4204
Email: mmule.hlatshwayo@smu.ac.za
Office hours from Monday to Friday: 07h30am – 16h00pm


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.