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Wits University Faculty of Science

Programme overview

    

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Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent
  • A pass in the relevant major course at this University or any other university whose programme has been approved by Senate.
  • At least 60% average in the final undergraduate course.

 

Additional Entry Requirements

Additional entry requirements may apply.

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Application Process

  • Please apply online. If you are unable to apply online, please download and complete the application form.
  • Some programmes, eg Psychology, Management etc, require additional departmental forms. Please fill in these additional forms as the application is not complete until this is done and ensure you provide all the requested supporting documentation within the timeframes for submission of the documentation. Applications that remain incomplete are withdrawn by the University.
  • It should be noted that no more than two choices of degree and/or diploma are permitted.
  • All additional documentation required by the University must be uploaded via the Self Service Portal https://self-service.wits.ac.za.  The University would request for the duly certified hard copies of all academic qualifications only if your application to study is successful.
  • All postgraduate applicants are required to pay an application fee of R200. Current University of the Witwatersrand students who apply online are not liable for this fee.
  • Once the application is complete in terms of the requested documentation, the application is then referred to the relevant School for assessment.  Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal https://self-service.wits.ac.za.
  • Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.
  • All applicants will receive their correspondence via their e-mail and can also view it on the Self Service Portal.
  • Applicants that are requested to provide an Academic Transcript and Degree Certificate are reminded that we require these documents for all tertiary qualifications, please note that credit certificates or statement of results are not acceptable. Applicants that are currently studying would be required to upload the Final Academic Record only once the final results become available towards the end of the academic year.      

For more information, please visit the Postgraduate Study at Wits site, or contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.

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International Students

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Online applications

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