By | April 4, 2022

UKZN Applications – How To Apply

Undergraduate Applications

South African first time undergraduate applicants applying to UKZN must apply via CAO at

UKZN Application Forms

South African Undergraduate Applicants that have not been enrolled at UKZN form 2 semesters or more CLICK HERE

International Undergraduate Applicants CLICK HERE

Postgraduate Applicants CLICK HERE

UKZN Internal Applications

If you are a currently registered UKZN student and wish to apply for a different qualification please use the Internal Undergraduate Application Form and email it to with supporting documents.

For Internal Undergraduate Applications CLICK HERE

For Postgraduate Internal Application Form (Excluding Masters or Doctoral Programmes) CLICK HERE

For Postgraduate Internal Application Form (Masters and Doctoral Programmes) CLICK HERE

Completed Application forms with the required documentation MUST be saved as pdf and sent as one attachment to

Internal Undergraduate students applying for Postgraduate studies may apply online

Application enquiries may be sent to

Online Applications

For returning undergraduate students, students with a gap year, all local postgraduate applications and both undergraduate and postgraduate international applicants.

Please remember to upload the following documents (where applicable)

Certified copy of your ID/passport.

Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.

Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South Africa universities, if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus

Certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record and certificate of conduct, if you attended other universities.

Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).

A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a Masters Degree or PhD.

A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.

Before applying online please make sure that you have read the guidelines above.

Please ensure that you have the USAF/SAQA documents to be uploaded in order to complete your application.

Please ensure to use reference APPN (followed by your student number) when making application fee payment.

Please allow the system 24 hrs to 48 hrs to clear your payment.

South African first time undergraduate applicants applying to UKZN must apply via CAO at 

Click here to apply online