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​International Applicants

Undergraduate

Important information

  • Applicants may only apply for two study choices. These study choices may not be amended once they have been chosen.
  • If you are currently re-writing a South African Grade 12, please note that we can only process your application on the current results we have available.
  • If Grade 12 has been written more than once then your combined results must be uploaded at the end of your application process. If you are currently in your final year of study outside the borders of the Republic of South Africa then unfortunately you cannot apply for the 2019 application cycle.
  • Applicants will only be able to apply for a study visa upon the receipt of an admission/conditional admission letter from the University of Johannesburg.
  • International applicants currently studying towards a South Africa Grade 12 may be requested to provide certified copies of final Grade 11 results for verification and auditing purposes. 
  • Final school-leaving results (applicants who have completed High School/Secondary Education) must be submitted with an application. 
  • Diploma applicants are required to apply with their final school-leaving results and an exemption certificate from USAf is not required. 

Checklist for applying

  • Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
  • Have the requirements for study choices been met (see prospectus).
  • If residence is required then a deposit of R1220 must be paid. 
  • Exemption confirmation from USAf (Matriculation Board of South Africa) for applicants applying towards a degree
  • Certified and individually scanned documents if completed Grade 12 (see process below). 
  • Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal transfer/Senior applicants): 
    • All documents must be certified
    • When uploading documents, ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB, and that all documents are scanned in any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg or gif
    • Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments 
  • Alternatively, documents can be emailed to intappsdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za with the provisional reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email.

    DescriptionIncludesGrade
    NSSC (Namibian Results)HIGCSE/NSSC (HL) (SL)/IGCSEC - Higher level/G-Lower level
    International BaccalaureateIB HL/SLI - Higher level/B - Lower level
    Cambridge ResultsA-Level/AS-Level/O-Level/Kenyan/WAECA - A level/M-AS Level/O-O Level
    Kenya Certificate of Secondary EducationKCSEK
    West Examination CouncilWAECW
    Diplome/Exam D'Etat: Diplome d'Etat or d'Etudes Secondaire du CycleRepublic of Congo DiplomeD
    Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Mozambique)/Ensino Medio (Angola)CHL/EME
    Gabonese School LeavingBaccalaureateU
    Other International Results*All other results not catered for.X,Y,Z
    * Applicants selecting "Other International Results" must note the following:
    X = Applicants applying with percentages.
    Y = Applicants applying with numerical values.
    Z = Applicants applying with alphabetical values.

    Category A - Education, Humanities, Management, Economic & Financial Sciences, Art, Design & Architecture, and Law             
(Always capture/submit English, Additional Language and Mathematics + best three additional school subjects.)

Category B - Health Sciences and Science
(Always capture/submit English, Additional Language and Mathematics + Physical Sciences and/or Biology where applicable + best one or two additional school subjects.)

Category C - Engineering
(Always capture/submit English, Additional Language and Mathematics + Physical Sciences where applicable + best two or three additional subjects.)


Postgraduate


Important Information

  • Applicants may apply for two study choices. These study choices may not be amended once they have been chosen.
  • Before you submit your online application and upload/email documents, please visit the relevant faculty/department website to confirm additional documentation that may be required e.g. departmental application form, CV, motivation, thesis etc. 
  • Contact Student Accommodation should you require more information regarding residence.
  • The application fee is not required if you have previously applied and you are in possession of a student number. This is also applicable if you are applying to transfer into another qualification. 

Checklist for applying

  • Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
  • If residence is required then a deposit of R1220 must be paid.
  • Certified and individually scanned documents if completed Grade 12 (see process below). 
  • Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal transfer/Senior applicants): 
    • All documents must be certified 
    • When uploading documents, ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB, and that all documents are scanned in any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg or gif 
    • Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments 
  • Alternatively, documents can be emailed to intappsdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za with the provisional reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email. 

StepProcessEstimated Timeframe
1Acceptance of the POPI Act2 minutes
2Capture of Biographical data7 minutes
3Capture of grade 12/school leaving results 5 minutes
4Capture of previous studies (school details)5 minutes
5Capture of Qualifications (not applicable to all)3 minutes
6Acceptance of rules and agreement2 minutes
7Uploading of Documents (not applicable to all)5 minutes

Application Selection

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