nmu online application

Application procedure

Please check this list to see which programmes are already full…

Apply online

  • Your online application form must be accompanied by:
    1. a copy of your final Grade 11 exam results or;  
    2. the most recent Grade 12  (June/Sept) exam results (no March results), or
    3. a copy of your matriculation certificate/statement of results if you have already passed Grade 12/completed schooling,
    4. copies of your diploma/degree certificates plus academic record(s) and certificate(s) of conduct if you have studied elsewhere,
    5. a copy of your ID (birth certificate if still waiting for ID),
    6. a copy of the identity document of your parent/legal guardian/surety,
    7. declaration by your parent / legal guardian / surety 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.
  • If your Applicant Score (AS) and subject specific marks do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen programme, you will need to consider another qualification as we no longer test applicants for admission
     
  • Some programmes have additional selection requirements; please consult the Undergraduate Guide for your faculty specific requirements.
     
  • You may track the status of your application.
  • The outcome of your application will be conveyed to you via our website and sms. Please ensure that we have your correct cell phone number.
     
  • If you are admitted you will receive an Orientation Booklet together with registration information in November/December.
     
  • Final acceptance is depended on:
    1. your final school leaving results meeting the minimum admission requirements for your chosen programme, or
    2. the submission of your final academic record and certificate of conduct if you are studying elsewhere.

Supporting documents

  • Proof of payment of your application fee (International applicants only)
  • Certified copy of your ID document (ID document compulsory for SA citizens – your application cannot be processed without a certified copy of your ID. If you are still waiting for your ID, submit a certified copy of your birth certificate).
  • Certified copy of ID of parent / legal guardian / surety (required if you are a dependant, or currently at school or have left school recently and do/will not have permanent employment when applying or studying at the university).
  • Certified copy of your latest school results e.g. Grade 11 final or Grade 12 June or September results or your final school leaving results – No Grade 12 March results.
  • Official declaration form signed by your parent / legal guardian / surety 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.
  • Academic record(s) and certificate(s) of conduct from previous institution(s) (if applicable)
  • Diploma/Degree certificate(s) (if applicable)
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Certified copy of passport (for international students) / proof of permanent residency (SA ID)
  • Proof of your current residential / home or postal address if applying for on-campus accommodation.
  • Completed disability assessments form (if applicable).
  • Postgraduate application form if you apply for postgraduate studies.