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NMU Courses

If you are among prospective students who are looking to further their tertiary studies, then Nelson Mandela University(NMU) is a great option. Nelson Mandela University has more than 500 study programmes in seven excellent faculties that help our students achieve academic excellence. We are well-known for art and design, building, chartered accounting, engineering, health and environmental sciences, and information technology.

Nelson Mandela University is a leading institution of higher learning located in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The university is dedicated to providing quality education and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various faculties.

The courses are delivered by experienced and knowledgeable faculty members who are committed to providing an excellent learning experience.

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NMU Courses/Programmes Offered

The courses offered at Nelson Mandela University are designed to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and career aspirations. The faculties include Business and Economic Sciences, Engineering, the Built Environment and Technology, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Science, and Education. A wide range of courses are offered at NMU including;

Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences:

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality Management.

Engineering, the Built Environment and Technology Faculty:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics.

Faculty of Health Sciences:

  • Biomedical Technology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Environmental Health
  • Nursing, Pharmacy
  • Radiography.

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Humanities Faculty:

  • Anthropology
  • English
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Language and Literature Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political and Conflict Studies
  • Psychology, Sociology.

Faculty of Law:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Masters in Law (LLM).

Science Faculty:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
  • Physics.

Faculty of Education:

  • Foundation Phase Education
  • Intermediate Phase Education
  • Senior and FET Phase Education.

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NMU Application Date 2025-2026

Prospective undergraduate, postgraduate and international students who wish to join Nelson Mandela University in 2025 are invited to apply online. To ensure adequate time for application, processing and planning by the university and yourself, online applications for early admission in 2025 should be submitted by:

  • 30 June 2024 for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB).
  • 30 June 2024 for Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) and Bachelor of Radiography (Diagnostic) applications.
  • 02 August 2024 for early applications (excluding MBChB, BPharm & BRad)
  • 30 September 2024 for late applications (excluding MBChB, BPharm & BRad)
  • 30 September 2024 for international student applications (excluding MBChB, BPharm & BRad)
  • International student applications (excluding MBChB & BRad): 30 September 2024

NMU Application Fee 2025-2026

No application fee is required for South African citizens, but there is an application fee for International Students.

Please note an application fee of R500.00 needs to be submitted with all applications. You may pay your application fee by bank transfer or online credit card payment. (see details below) All current fee brochures are attached to the right column.

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How To Apply Online AT Nelson Mandela University

Follow the steps below to apply for admission at NMU;

  • First, you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme you wish to apply for.
  • Obtain a copy of the undergraduate programme guide or Z-Card to assist you in making an informed choice.
  • As soon as you know what you want to study and that you meet the admission requirements, you can apply online (https://applyonline.mandela.ac.za/).
  • You must submit your application form together with ALL the relevant supporting documentation before the initial closing date.
  • All prospective applicants will be notified by SMS and e-mail of the outcome of their application.

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