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North West University NWU

The NWU offers more than just an education: we offer people a place in the world. Academically, students benefit from great choice and flexibility, enabling them to fulfill their potential and start preparing for their careers. 

Through collaboration with other universities and institutions internationally, we are part of the global higher education community. Our internationalisation activities include student and staff exchange and cooperation in academic, research, cultural and sports matters.

Courses Offered: 

Undergraduate students can study courses at one of the 8 faculties at the university.


  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Theology

NWU Campuses

North West University is made up of three campuses.

  • Mafikeng Campus
  • Potchefstroom Campus
  • Vaal Traingle Campus


All students must be registered annually as provided in the General Academic Rules, the Statute of the North-West University and the relevant provisions of the Higher Education Act.

Annually, more or less at the beginning of February, it is Registration time for students. View the NWU website for the latest information on the NWU fees.


Review the instructions on the NWU website to see when the applications dates are for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Delivery Method: 
Type of Institution: 
- Education Faculty
- Engineering & the Built Environment Faculty
- Health Sciences Faculty
- Science Faculty
- Commerce Faculty
- Law Faculty
- Humanities Faculty
- Theology and Religion Faculty

Qualification Types: 

Bachelors DegreeHonours DegreeMasters DegreeDoctorate

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