How to Apply
All applicantsmust complete an official University application form when they apply to study at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

You can download the application form from the Postgraduate Applications Procedure page on the main University website, or request it from the
Applications and Information Office
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban 4041
Ph: +27 (0)31 260 2212

Closing dates :
Most Diplomas,Honours and Masters Degrees: 30 November.
However dates for some postgraduate programmes may be earlier than this. Applicants are advised to contact the academic programme or School directly.

Check that you have:

  • Completed application form with non-refundable application fee of R340 (SADC and other countries in Africa) or US$100 (countries outside of Africa)
  •  Certified copies of degree certificates and academic records/transcripts, with translated copies (if original certificates are not in English)
  • Copy of evaluation certificate from SAQA (if available)
  • Professional registration certificates, where applicable
  • Certified copy of identity document or passport
  • Applicants applying for a research Masters degree/PhD should submit a brief proposal and curriculum vitae
  • Proof of proficiency in English if English is a second language - TOEFL, with a score of 550, or IELTS with an overall band score of 7.0. (See detailed explanation in International Student Handbook)
  • Proof of health insurance. (See detailed explanation in International Students

Academic Entry Requirements

Candidates should have completed a four year Bachelor’s Degree, OR a three year degree plus a one year full time Honours Degree in the relevant field to enroll for a Masters Degree. All foreign credentials have to be evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to submitting an application to the university. Visit the SAQA website at or contact them on +27(0)12 4315172. This is a paid service and payments determine turn around times.
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