Undergraduate & honours qualifications

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  • Applicants (new applicants & Unisa students who applied for admission to a new qualification) may only register if they have received an offer of placement from Unisa and have accepted the offer online. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification.
  • Re-registering students must register for the 2024 academic year during the relevant registration period.
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Higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, BTech & degrees, including the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

  Registration opens Registration closes Final date for initial minimum payment so that your registration can be finalised
Undergraduate semester 1 & 2 modules  10 January 2024  02 March 2024  02 March 2024
Undergraduate year modules  10 January 2024  31 March 2024 31 March 2024
Undergraduate semester 2 modules registered in semester 2 8 July 2024  19 July 2024  19 July 2024

Register online: www.unisa.ac.za/register
Unisa web credit card payments: https://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment (this is a secure site)

Contact details for undergraduate qualifications and postgraduate certificates:
General enquiries: enquire@unisa.ac.za
Tel: 0800 001 870

If you are already registered and would like to add additional modules, login to myUnisa,
choose the myAdmin link, click on "Student Admin" and then on "Register Additional Modules". 

Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas

Only online registrations will be accepted.

  Registration opens Registration closes Final date for initial minimum payment so that your registration can be finalised
Honours & postgraduate diploma semester modules 10 January 2024  02 March 2024 02 March 2024
Honours & postgraduate diploma year modules  10 January 2024 31 March 2024  31 March 2024 
Honours & postgraduate diploma semester 2 modules registered in semester 2 8 July 2024 19 July 2024  19 July 2024 
Contact details for honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences: sciencehons@unisa.ac.za
College of Accounting Sciences: cashons@unisa.ac.za
College of Economic and Management Sciences: econhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Education: eduhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Human Sciences: artshons@unisa.ac.za
College of Law: lawhons@unisa.ac.za
College of Science, Engineering and Technology: sciencehons@unisa.ac.za
Graduate School of Business Leadership: SBLPGD@unisa.ac.za

Last modified: 2024/03/27