University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate Online Application

By | July 14, 2023

University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate Online Application 2023/2024

University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate Online Application – How to Apply:

Applications for admission to honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas for the 2023 academic year

Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission, including first-time University of Johannesburg 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.

Postgraduate Online Application at University of Johannesburg 2023

The Office of Admissions is here to help prospective students navigate the University of Johannesburg online application and admissions process.

How to Apply?

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

  1. First, visit the official website of the institution via  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. Fill in the form with all necessary documentation (Latest Academic Results) that is required of you to support your application. 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. Also, remember to provide a valid cell Phone number when filling the forms because the school will text you if you are given admission.
  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.

Should you encounter difficulties when attempting to submit your application online, kindly send an e-mail to


Application Requirements – The selection Process

University of Johannesburg Postgraduate Online Application

What does the selection process entail?

  • Submit a completed application form with supporting documents
  • Final School results
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document or Birth Certificate
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any language other than English)
  • Provide proof of a non –  refundable Application Fee R200.00
  • Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of learning and teaching (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 6 and TOEFL at an average score of 80–104 for Undergraduate programs) Alternatively, you may elect to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP).  Should you choose to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP), Mr. Malibongwe Masango will be the contact person for UJELP. Mr Masango is contactable on +27 (0) 11 559 4265 or
  • In case were both first and second choices were unsuccessful, the International Admissions Office will offer an international applicant an alternative choice option when meeting the requirements
  • Should you require on-campus accommodation, please submit a completed residence application form at the same time you apply to study at UJ

Please Note:

All applicants are advised to please not send cash through the mail or leave documents and cash with any unauthorized persons

  • Make sure to review all applicable requirements prior to applying for admission. The admission requirements apply to all students who are interested in pursuing a program or course at the University of Johannesburg.
  • Make sure you upload all the required documents and pay the required fees. Click here to learn all about University of Johannesburg fees such as application feeadmission fee, tuition, and scholarships for University of Johannesburg Programs.
  • All applications for admission must be submitted online during the prescribed application period.

Degree-seeking students

In order to study for a South African degree applicants are required to have achieved a South African National Senior Certificate with a degree endorsement. All International applicants with high school qualifications achieved outside of the Republic of South Africa require a certificate of exemption from the Matriculation Board of South Africa for admission into undergraduate studies. The following supporting documents must be submitted to the Matriculation Board on the address provided below;

  • Form M30
  • Correctly certified copies of the applicant’s educational qualifications certified by a South African High Commission, Consulate, Trade Mission or a Public Notary in your home country
  • A correctly certified copy of your passport or birth certificate certified by a South African High Commission, Consulate, Trade Mission or a Public Notary in your home country
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any language other than English)
  • Exemption fee as determined by the Matriculation Board
  • Submit proof of payment for the Exemption fee of R562 payable to the banking details below


Online Application Closing date 2023

The 2023 University of Johannesburg Admission Closing date is scheduled as follows:

Postgraduate Diplomas and Honors Degrees admissions


Only for first-time undergraduate and postgraduate entering applicants
Open: 1 April 2023
Close: 31 October 2023 @ 12:00

All postgraduate programmes (Except for programmes listed below)
Close: 31 October 2023 @ 12:00
MEng/MPhil in Engineering Management (Course work)
Close: 30 September 2023 @ 12:00

BEd Hons Educational Psychology
MEd Educational Psychology
Close: 23 June 2023 @ 12:00

Postgraduate Certificate In Education (PGCE)
Close: 31 August 2023 @ 12:00

MA Clinical Psychology
MA Counselling Psychology
Close: 7 July 2023 @12:00BA Hons in Psychology
BSc Hons in Psychology
Open: 1 July 2023
Close: 30 September 2023 @12:00
AdvDip in Business Management
BA Hons in Human Resource Management
BA Hons in Industrial Psychology
BCom Hons in Financial Planning
BCom Hons in Human Resource Management
BCom Hons in Industrial Psychology
BComHons in Information Systems
BCom Hons in Investment Management
BCom Hons in Marketing Management
BCom Hons in Strategic Management
BCom Hons in Property Valuation and Management
BCom Hons in Quantitative Finance
MCom in Accounting (RD)
MCom in Auditing (RD)
MCom in Computer Auditing (CW) – (if offered)
MCom in Finance (CW)
MCom in Financial Management (RD)
MCom in International Accounting (CW) – (if offered)
MCom in Investment Management (RD)
MCom/MPhil in Industrial Psychology
MCom in SA & International Taxation (CW) – (if offered)
MCom in SA & International Taxation (RD)
MCom in Quantitative Finance (RD)
PhD in Accounting
PhD Accounting with specialisation in Accounting and Finance
PhD in Auditing
PhD in Finance
PhD in Industrial Psychology
PhD in TaxationClose: 30 September 2023 @ 12:00


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 Johannesburg with a username and PIN to log in to the application status page.UJ Postgraduate Online Application

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 Johannesburg?

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 Johannesburg

For more information and enquiries, contact the University of Johannesburg below:

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