Applications For 2022 Are Now Open At Nelson Mandela University

Prospective students who wish to study at Nelson Mandela University in 2022 are invited to apply for a certificate, diploma or degree qualification using our online application system. Apply online now!

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) has opened their applications for the 2022 academic year. Apply now!

NMU is today a sought-after educational destination and the most diverse university in South Africa. NMU brings together practical and higher education, as students can study towards diplomas and degrees up to and including doctoral level, and a number of courses include workplace experience as part of the curriculum.

How to apply

Decided what you want to study? Meet the requirements? Right, now you can apply.

Apply online for admission to study at Nelson Mandela University here

Click here for an Online Application Guideline

Required Documents

  • a copy of your final Grade 11 exam results or;  
  • the most recent Grade 12  (June/Sept) exam results (no March results), or
  • a copy of your matriculation certificate/statement of results if you have already passed Grade 12/completed schooling,
  • copies of your diploma/degree certificates plus academic record(s) and certificate(s) of conduct if you have studied elsewhere,
  • a copy of your ID (birth certificate if still waiting for ID),
  • a copy of the identity document of your parent/legal guardian/surety,
  • declaration by your parent / legal guardian / surety which can be found here 
    • If you are a dependent, or currently at school, or studying at a tertiary institution, or have recently left school and do/will not have permanent employment when applying or studying at the university.

2022 Application Closing Dates

  • Early closing date: 5 August
  • Late closing date: 30 September
  • MBChB closing date: TBA

Nelson Mandela University has more than 500 study programmes in seven excellent faculties that help their students achieve academic excellence. They are well-known for art and design, building, chartered accounting, engineering, health and environmental sciences, and information technology.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering, The Built Environment and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science

Campuses

  • Bird Street Campus
  • George Campus
  • Missionvale Campus
  • North Campus
  • Second Avenue Campus
  • South Campus
  • Ocean Sciences Campus

Funding Your Studies At NMU

Here's Where To Live As A NMU Student

In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing and planning by the university and yourself, online applications for early admission in 2022 should be submitted by:

  • MBChB applications: TBA 
  • Early applications (excluding MBChB): 5 August 2021
  • Late applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
  • International student applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
  • Student Housing applications: 30 September 2021

If you are admitted you will receive an Orientation Booklet together with registration information in November/December.

Final acceptance is dependent on your final school leaving results meeting the minimum admission requirements for your chosen programme, or the submission of your final academic record and certificate of conduct if you are studying elsewhere.

Click here if you want to track your application status or confirm an offer.

For more information, visit their website here.

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