University of South Africa Unisa


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The University of South Africa (Unisa) is the largest open distance learning institution in Africa, the longest standing dedicated distance education university in the world. According to the Unisa website, they enrol nearly one-third of South African students.

Unisa Courses

  • Accounting Sciences
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Graduate Sciences
  • Law
  • Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
  • Education
  • Human Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Business Leadership

Unisa Campuses

Unisa has 2 campuses, main campus and Sunnyside campus. Sunnyside campus is where applications, registrations and learning centre are located.

Unisa Fees

Fees are dependent on the modules taken. Students take between 4 to 6 modules and modules costs range from R1 570,00 and R4 550,00 per module. For more information on fees consult the website.

Unisa Application

Applications can be filled out online or collected from the admissions office.

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Type of education institution

Universities - Education Faculty - Engineering & the Built Environment Faculty - Science Faculty - Commerce Faculty - Law Faculty - Humanities Faculty :
Qualification Types
Higher Certificate
Advanced Certificate
Advanced Diploma
National Diploma
Bachelors Degree
Higher Diploma
Honours Degree
Post Graduate Certificate
Post Graduate Diploma
Masters Degree
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