Academic admission

Prospective undergraduate, postgraduate and international students who wish to join Nelson Mandela University in 2023 are invited to apply online as from April 2022.

In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing and planning by the university and yourself, online applications for early admission in 2023 should be submitted by:

  • 30 June 2022 for MBChB applications with the NBT (if applicable) to be written by no later than 31 July 2022.
  • 30 June 2022 for Bachelor of Radiography (BRad) applications.
  • 04 August 2022 for early applications (excluding MBChB & BRad).
  • 30 September 2022 for late applications (excluding MBChB & BRad).
  • 30 September 2022 for international student applications.
  • 30 September 2022 for ALL student housing applications.

Please note, places in some qualifications are limited, and it is therefore in your best interest to submit your online application and ALL supporting documentation timeously. Before completing an online application form, please take note of the Applicant Score (AS) and minimum pass % per subject requirements for the qualification you are applying for, or refer to the A-Z career webpage, faculty websites or faculty guides for additional information.