UKZN Postgraduate Application Form

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UKZN Postgraduate Application Form

UKZN Postgraduate Application Form

The management of the University of Kwazulu-Natal has released its postgraduate application form for interested applicants to download and apply before the application deadline. Application for admission to Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Honours, Master and PhD programmes must be made on the Postgraduate Application Form.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal Postgraduate application form can be downloaded in PDF from the college’s official website, or better still download it on this website by clicking on the link below.

Before proceeding to the University of KwaZulu-Natal Application Form, We recommend that You review the UKZN Prospectus so that You can understand this institution and How It works better. Click on the link representing your level of study to access the online application.

UKZN Application Closing Date 2025-2026

The online application form can be accessible on the following dates;

Honours and Postgraduate Diplomas

  • Semester 1: 30 September
  • Semester 2: 30 April

Masters Coursework

  • Semester 1: 31 October
  • Semester 2: 30 April

Masters (Research) and Doctoral studies

  • no closing dates

READ: University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application (UKZN

UKZN Application Requirements 2025-2026

Please remember to upload the following documents (where applicable)
  • Certified copy of your ID/passport.
  • Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.
  • Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South African universities if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus
  • If you attended other universities, certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record and certificate of conduct.
  • Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).
  • A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a master’s Degree or PhD.
  • A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.
  • Before applying online please make sure that you have read the guidelines above.
  • Please ensure that you have the USAF/SAQA documents to be uploaded to complete your application.
  • Please ensure to use the reference APPN (followed by your student number) when making the application fee payment.
  • Please allow the system 24 hrs to 48 hrs to clear your payment.
  • South African first-time undergraduate applicants applying to UKZN must apply via CAO at

How To Apply For UKZN Online Application 2025-2026

Follow the steps below to apply online at UKZN for the 2025-2026 academic year;

  • Visit the official application website of  UKZN at
  • Download the online application
  • Complete the application form with the required information and attach certified copies of your ID and Matric Statement (All certified copies should not be more than 3 months old) as well as proof of payment of an application fee.
  • The non-refundable application fee or proof of payment MUST accompany this application form. International and local applicants: Application fees can be paid by electronic transfer/bank deposit
  • The application form MUST be completed as fully and accurately as possible to avoid processing delays. Use names appearing on the identity document when completing the form.
  • Submit your completed application before the closing date.

 READ: UKZN Online Application Undergraduate

Contact UKZN

Howard College Campus: +27 31 260 2151/2
Pietermaritzburg Campus: +27 33 260 6207/5014
Westville Campus: +27 31 260 2216
or Call +27 31 260 8596 and follow the voice prompts


For more information on the University of KwaZulu-Natal click here. We do hope this article was helpful. You can ask your question in the comment section.

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