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How do I apply for Unisa 2020?

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The University of South Africa (UNISA) online application window for the 2020 academic year is open. The online application is simple and quick, giving first time students a great opportunity to further their studies. The purpose of this article is to show you how to apply for Unisa 2020.

ALSO READ: A complete guide to accessing study material via myUnisa account 

Undergraduates at UNISA were able to submit their applications until the 27th of September 2019. But UNISA has recently announced that they have re-opened the application period so that students are able to reserve their seat. Unisa has also confirmed the new closing date. Complete an application form and submit to avoid disappointments.

Do you want to study at Unisa for 2020? We’ve got a quick guide on how to navigate the process. Follow the below steps when you want to register with the University of South Africa.

Unisa Online Application Process

Applications are officially open on the 20th August 2019. There is now a five-week window for prospective students to register to study programme at Unisa, before the deadline closes on 27th September.

Step 1: Check Your Course Requirements

Check if you meet the admission requirements and the required academic points score for your chosen qualification. Each qualification is different and might require a set of points and subjects in order to enter. Research about the course and find out what it required to apply.

Step 2: Provide Valid Contact Details

Make sure you provide a valid email address and a cellphone number. The institution corresponds with applicants during and after the application process.

Step 3: Documents Required for Unisa’s Online Application

For the Unisa Online Application, the below documents will be required from prospective Unisa students. Upload only the required documents as individual files and not all the documents all at once. Make sure you have the below documents to apply at Unisa:

  • Copy of your school qualifications (eg Senior Certificate)
  • Copy of your official tertiary academic record(s) (if applicable) (internet copies will not be accepted)
  • Copy of your ID document (RSA students) or ID / passport (international students)
  • Copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
  • Sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans
  • Files must not be larger than 2MB (2048KB) each.
  • Only black and white documents may be submitted.
  • Only the following file types are allowed: PDF (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format file), DOC (Word document file) or TIF (image file)

Step 4: Apply Online

It now the time to apply by visiting Unisa website once you have completed steps 1, 2 and 3.

CLICK HERE TO START YOUR APPLICATIONS.

Step 5: Unisa Online Application Fee

All online applications to Unisa have a standard cost of R110. Your online application will only be accepted and processed once this amount has been paid. Even if you choose not to study at the University of South Africa, be advised that you cannot be refunded once you’ve paid.

When will I know if my Unisa application has been successful?

Once you have successfully submitted your application, wait for Unisa to let you know whether you have been accepted or not. You can also track your application status of your application via the Unisa website.

The closing date for undergraduate, honours and post-graduate course is Friday 27th of September 2019.

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Qualifications and Courses offered by Unisa

Unisa offers a wide range of courses and qualifications to further your studies. They have Higher Certificates, Advanced Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor Degrees. Below is a list of all Undergraduate qualifications:

Higher Certificates

  • Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Archives and Records Management
  • Higher Certificate in Banking
  • Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • Higher Certificate in Economic and Management Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Insurance
  • Higher Certificate in Law
  • Higher Certificate in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Marketing
  • Higher Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Higher Certificate in Physical Sciences
  • Higher Certificate in Retailing
  • Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work
  • Higher Certificate in Supervisory Management
  • Higher Certificate in Tourism Management

Advanced Certificates

  • Advanced Certificate in Accounting Sciences

Diplomas

  • Diploma in Accounting Sciences
  • Diploma in Administrative Management
  • Diploma in Agricultural Management
  • Diploma in Animal Health
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Corrections Management
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Explosives Management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Industrial Engineering
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Law
  • Diploma in Local Government Finance
  • Diploma in Marketing Management
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Nature Conservation
  • Diploma in Ornamental Horticulture
  • Diploma in Policing
  • Diploma in Public Administration and Management
  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in Pulp and Paper Technology
  • Diploma in Safety Management
  • Diploma in Security Managemen
  • Diploma in Small Business Management
  • Diploma in Tourism Management

Advanced Diploma

  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences Certificate in The Theory of Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences Internal Auditing
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences Management Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences Taxation
  • Advanced Diploma in Agricultural Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Animal Health
  • Advanced Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Education in Intermediate Phase Mathematics Teaching
  • Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering in Power Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering in Telecommunications
  • Advanced Diploma in Industrial Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Information Resource Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Mining Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Nature Conservation
  • Advanced Diploma in Ornamental and Landscape Horticulture
  • Advanced Diploma in Security Management

Bachelor Degrees

  • Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Internal Auditing
  • Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Management Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Taxation
  • Bachelor of Administration
  • Bachelor of Administration in Human Settlements Management
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Science and Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, Administration and Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts in Police Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Leadership and Citizenship
  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Multimedia Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Business Informatics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Public Procurement Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Quantitative Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Transport and Logistics
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Fashion Retail Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Fashion Small-business Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Food Retail Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Food Service Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Food and Clothing Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Food and Nutrition Stream)
  • Bachelor of Consumer Science (Hospitality Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Information Science
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Applied Mathematics and Physics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Applied Mathematics and Statistics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Chemistry and Applied Mathematics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Chemistry and Computer Science Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Chemistry and Information Systems Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Chemistry and Physics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Chemistry and Statistics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science General
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Chemistry Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Computer Science Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Information Systems Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Physics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Statistics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science Statistics and Physics Stream
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science (Agricultural Business and Management stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science (Animal Science Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science (Plant Science Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management (Botany Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management (Chemistry Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management (Zoology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Informatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Biochemistry (or Physiology or Microbiology) with Business Management Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Biochemistry and Botany Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Biochemistry and Microbiology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Biochemistry and Physiology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Biochemistry and Zoology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Botany and Microbiology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology (with Geography) Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Microbiology and Physiology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Microbiology and Zoology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Physiology and Zoology Stream)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences Biotechnology Stream
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences Genetics and Zoology (or Botany, Microbiology, Physiology or
  • Biochemistry)
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences Psychology and Physiology Stream (with Genetics)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Theology General (1 Major)
  • Bachelor of Theology General (2 Majors)
  • Bachelor of Theology General (4 Half Majors)

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