UKZN Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now

By | March 1, 2022

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now

UKZN Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now:

Applications for admission to honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas for the 2022 academic year

Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission, including first-time University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN applicants, students changing to a new qualification and/or changing the specialization of their current qualification, and applicants in their final year of an undergraduate qualification who wish to continue with postgraduate studies.

Application Requirements – The selection Process

What does the selection process entail?

Make sure to review all applicable requirements prior to applying for admission. Click here to view the detailed admission requirements for both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.

The minimum requirements for University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN admission are outlined below:

Postgraduate Entrance Requirements
Postgraduate Diplomas (NQF 8)

Requirements

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7 (a) OR
  • Attained a level of competence as defined by rule GR7 (b)
  • A School/College may prescribe further criteria for admission to study. Consult College Handbooks on www.ukzn.ac.za.

Duration

  • A minimum of at least two consecutive semesters. Except with permission of Senate all modules shall be completed at the University.

Curriculum

  • The curriculum will contain advanced reflection, practice and research methods in the area of specialization and may include a sustained research project in accordance with College rules approved by Senate.

Bachelor of Honours Degrees (NQF 8)

Requirements

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7 (a) OR
  • Attained a level of competence as defined by Rule GR7 (b)
  • A school/College may prescribe further criteria for admission to study. Consult College Handbooks on www.ukzn.ac.za.

Duration

  • A minimum of at least two consecutive semesters. Except with permission of Senate all modules shall be completed at the University.

Curriculum: The curriculum for the Honours degree shall include a prescribed research project as one of the modules wich shall account for a minimum of 25% of the credits for the degree.

 

Masters by Coursework and Masters by Research (NQF9)

Requirements

  • A relevant prerequisite degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7 (a) OR
  • Attained a level of competence as defined by rule GR7 (b)
  • A School/College may prescribe further criteria for admission to study. Consult College Handbooks on www.ukzn.ac.za

Coursework

  • A minimum of two consecutive semesters (full time) or 4 consecutive semesters (part time) before the degree may be conferred.
  • With permission and in terms of College regulations, periods of attendance at graduate level at another institution or in another College may be accepted. (Consult with relevant School).
Research
  • A minimum of two consecutive semesters (full time) or 4 consecutive semesters (part time) before the degree may be conferred.
Coursework
  • Candidates shall complete all modules of which one will be a dissertation on a research topic to be approved by Senate. The dissertation module will normally comprise 33-50% of the credit value of the degree.
Research
  • Candidates shall be required to pursue an appropriate program of research on a subject on a subject falling within the scope of the studies presented at the University. Students must also adhere to possible other conditions prescribed by Colleges/Schools.

 

Doctor of philosophy or supervised Doctor degrees by research (NQF 10)

Requirements

  • A relevant prerequisite degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7 (b)
  • A School/College may prescribe further criteria for admission on www.ukzn.ac.za.

Duration

  • A minimum of four consecutive semesters (full time) or eight consecutive semester (part time) before the degree may be conferred.
Curriculum
  • The academic board requires students to pursue an approved program of research on a subject falling within the scope of studies at the University. Such a program shall make a distinct contribution to the knowledge or understanding of the subject and afford evidence of originality shown either by the discovery of new facts and by the exercise of independent critical power. Students must also adhere to other possible conditions prescribed by Colleges/Schools.

 

UKZN Postgraduate Online Application – Apply Now

General Application Process

The following steps will guide you to successfully go through your application process:

  1. First, visit the official website of the institution via https://ukzn.ac.za/ to fill your form or acquire your application form at the school’s Campus. Students should apply within the application cycle. This prevents rejected applications.
  2. Certified copy of guardian\parent ID , Proof of residence, and  Student certified ID.
  3. Remember you will need email address when filling the form, It is, therefore, advisable to create an email address if you don’t have one. Click here if you don’t have an email address. Also, remember to provide a valid cell Phone number when filling the forms.
  4. A full application submitted entirely must include the certified copy of your ID and a certified copy of your latest school results as stated above.

Make sure you upload all the required documents and pay the required fees. Click here to learn all about University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN fees such as application feeadmission fee, tuition, and scholarships for University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Programs.

 

Online Application Closing date at University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN

The 2022 University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Admission Closing date is scheduled as follows:

Closing Dates For South African Citizens
Semester 1 (January intake)
  • Medicine: 30 June
  • All other programs: 30 September.

Semester 2: (August Intake)

Applications closed on the 30 June.

NB: All applicants who have successfully submitted their application forms should constantly check their online application status for more updates on their application.

 

Online Application Status Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access my Application Status Page?

When the college receives your application, you will receive an email from University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN with a username and PIN to log in to the application status page.

I did not receive the email to access my Application Status Page?

Please contact the Admissions Office

How do I apply for a program offered at the University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN?

To make an application for the courses offered at the TVET college, please visit the official website of the college to register and follow the steps to make your application.

I got a new email address, how do I update it?

Log in to the application status page. Click on “Change Email Address”. Then enter your new email address and click “Request Change”

I forgot my password for my Application Status Page, how do I retrieve it?

Check the Application Status page and follow the link to reset your password.

Contact Address of University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN

For more information and enquiries, contact the University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN below:

 

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