Application for admission for 2018 Academic year

Everyone wishing to start a new qualification must firstly apply for admission. An application form can be downloaded from the website by following this link:

A fully completed application form can be:

Posted to this address:

The Registrar

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)

P.O Box 60



Or hand deliver to this address:

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)

Student Administration and Registration Office

Clinical Pathology Building


Enquiries can be directed to:

Contact details: (012) 521 4979/4058/5886/4319/4317/4204


Office hours from Monday to Friday: 07h30am – 16h00pm


Banking Details:

A non-refundable application fee of R200 is applicable with all applications and should be deposited to the following Banking Account:

Bank: Standard Bank

Account Number: 071 244 395

Account Name: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)

Branch number: 020 909

Reference: Use your ID number as reference

NB: No cash should accompany the application form

NB: Any application submitted without an application fee will not be processed. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment.


Applications closing dates:

Friday, 30th June 2017 is the closing date to apply for the following courses:

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); Bachelor of Diagnostic Radiography (B Rad); Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS); Bachelor of Dental Therapy (BDT); Bachelor of Oral Hygiene (BoH); Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm); and Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (BSc Physio)

Friday, 28th July 2017 is the closing date to apply for the following courses:

Bachelor of Nursing Sciences and Art (B Cur); Bachelor of Advanced Nursing Science (BNSc), Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (BSc Diet), Bachelor of Speech Language, Pathology and Audiology (B SLP & A); Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (B Occ Ther); Bachelor of Science (BSc) majoring in Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physiology, Psychology and Statistics

 NB: Applications sent by fax or submitted after closing date will not be considered