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Looking to enhance your career? Need the competitive edge? Join Wits, one of the leading research intensive universities in South Africa, to further your postgraduate studies.

Wits University offers intellectually stimulating research areas at the postgraduate level, excellent supervision and research support, as well as funding for meritorious students and those in financial need. We offer a comprehensive choice of postgraduate programmes across five faculties.

You can apply online and can only apply for a maximum of two programmes and two fields of study each, allowing a maximum of four postgraduate choices on the application.

Applications for Pure Research Degrees are considered throughout the academic year (PhD and Master’s by Research). Applicants are advised to consult the Faculty before submitting the application.

Checklist Forms  

Additional forms are often required as part of the application process. Click here to see which additional forms you may need to complete.


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Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

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