University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate Application 2020

University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate Application 2020

About University of Johannesburg UJ Postgraduate

The University of Johannesburg has set itself the strategic goal of achieving global excellence and stature. Since its inception in 2010, the Postgraduate Centre (PGC) has evolved into a postgraduate development platform that is dedicated to improving key performance indicators related to postgraduate success. It contributes to the creation of a research-enabling environment through the provision of funding and research capacity development opportunities.

The mandate of the new University of Johannesburg Postgraduate School (UJPS) is a result of a collaborative process that aims to balance international best practice with the unique requirements of UJ. The vision of the UJPS is A school of excellence dedicated to UJ postgraduate development and performance’.

UJ Postgraduate Application



Open: 1 April 2019

Close: 27 September 2019 @ 12:00


All postgradauate programmes (Except for programmes listed below)

Close: 31 October 2019 @ 12:00

Postgraduate Degree | Diploma | Certificate and B-Tech| Advanced Diploma

Postgraduate Brochure
Search HERE to view postgraduate qualifications on offer in 2019/20      

Important information

  • B-Tech and Advanced Diploma qualifications are clasified as undergraduate.  It is however processed (administratively) as a postgraduate qualification due to previous studies involved and different application closing dates.  All B-Tech qualifications are gradually being phased out by the University of Johannesburg and will be replaced by Advanced Diplomas.
  • Applicants may only apply for two study choices. These study choices may not be amended once they have been chosen. 
  • Before you submit your online application and upload/email documents, please visit the relevant faculty/department website to confirm additional documentation that may be required e.g. departmental application form, CV, motivation, thesis etc. 
  • Applicants transferring from another university/tertiary institution are required to upload a full academic record/transcript and degree/diploma certificate (if applicable). Please refer to “Document upload requirements when applying online” below for more information on uploading of documents. 
  • Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications towards Clinical and Counselling Psychology are requested to apply directly to the Department. 
  • Contact Student Accommodation should you require more information regarding residence. 
  • To verify or update your cell number/email details – contact the UJ Call Centre on 011 559 4555. 
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       Checklist for applying


  • Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
  • Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal 
    transfer/Senior applicants): 
    • All documents must be certified When uploading documents, ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB, and 
      that all documents are scanned any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg or gif 
    • Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments 
    • Alternatively, documents can be emailed to with the provisional reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email. 
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Application Selection

Other Important Application Information

Download UJ Prospectus For 2020

University of Johannesburg (UJ) Important  Application Dates

How to Apply to University of Johannesburg

 University of Johannesburg (UJ) Admission Requirements

 University of Johannesburg (UJ) Residences/Accommodation

For general postgraduate enquiries please contact Mr Thabang Segami on 011 559 4514