2024 Unisa Registration Dates Extended

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The University of South Africa, what we know as Unisa, has announced that they'll be extending their registration for the 2024 academic year. This is for both new and returning students.

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Registration for the 2024 academic year has been extended at the University of South Africa (Unisa). Thousands of students are expected to register for academic programmes at the country's largest university in 2024. 

The registration closing date for honours degrees, postgraduate diplomas, and master's and doctoral qualifications has been extended

Unisa registration for undergraduate qualifications are however closed and not being extended.

All Unisa registrations for the 2024 academic year applies to students registering for semester or year models. While registration for all programmes opens on the same, the registration closing date will depend on whether it is a year or semester module. 

"The closing date for registrations for honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas has been extended to 31 March 2024. The closing date for registrations for master's and doctoral qualifications has been extended to 30 April 2024," said Unisa.

Unisa Registration Dates 

Undergraduate Qualifications

Semester modules: 10 January 2023 - 2 March 2024

Year modules: 10 January 2023 - 22 March 2024

Honours Degrees & Postgraduate Diplomas 

Semester modules: 10 January 2023 - 31 March 2024

Year modules: 10 January 2023 - 31 March 2024

Masters & Doctoral Qualifications

10 January - 30 April 2024

(exceptions apply) 

How To Register At Unisa

Unisa registration in 2024 will take place online on myUnisa. Here's how.

  1. Go to the Unisa registration website.
  2. Choose the qualification level and then click "Go".
  3. Enter your student number in the block provided and the other details as required. (If you do not have a student number you won’t be able to continue. You'll need to apply online for admission. During this process, a student number will be generated and communicated to you.)
  4. Check your personal details on screen.
  5. Change any contact details that are incorrect or missing. (Incorrect information may delay the delivery of your study material and prevent you from receiving important information from the university. Therefore it is important to provide your correct address and cellphone numbers.)
  6. Click on the modules from the drop-down list for which you want to register. Ensure that you meet all the qualification requirements for your selected modules. You must:
  7. meet all the pre-requisites and co-requisites for the selected module
  8. enter the correct module code
  9. select the correct semester (1 = first semester; 2 = second semester)
  10. The language of tuition for each module is stated in the module information.
  11. Do not exceed the prescribed number of modules per semester or year, as this may result in a delay in your registration being processed.
  12. Unisa retains the right to remove modules based on the number of credits allowed per semester and in accordance with the fees paid. (Please take note of the maximum period of time you have to complete your qualification.)
  13. Calculate your fees
  14. You can choose your modules and calculate your fees during the online registration process.
  15. Note the minimum fee that must be paid before Unisa will process your registration. If these fees are more than you can afford, remove modules until you can afford the fees.
  16. You can make payment online, using a credit card at http://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment.
  17. If you don’t have a credit card, you can pay at a First National Bank branch. Hold onto the proof of payment in case of enquiries. 
  18. Note that faxed and e-mailed registration forms are no longer accepted.
  19. Submit your registration.  
  20. When you are registered you will work on the MyUnisa portal for most Unisa communication and work.

New applicants and existing Unisa students who applied for admission to a new qualification may only register if they received a placement offer from the university. 

Re-registering students are required to register during the stipulated Unisa application period. Failure to register during the specified timeframe may result in complications for returning students.

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