Applications

 

Thank you for the interest to study at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) in 2020.

Applications open on 11 March 2019 and the closing dates are as follows:

  • Friday, 28 June 2019: MBChB, B Radiography, B Dental Surgery,B Dental Therapy, B Pharmacy, BSc Physio
  • Friday, 26 July 2019: B Sc, BSc Diet, B Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, B Occ Therapy, B Oral Hygiene, B Nursing Sciences

For information on admissions requirements and relevant school subjects, refer to the undergraduate prospectus on www.smu.ac.za.

You can apply either online or manually. However, online applications are currently limited to undergraduate qualifications for South African and International applicants who have written or are studying towards the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Independent Examinations Board (IEB) certificate or studying at other South African Universities.

Prospective students are encouraged to apply as early as possible and adhere to the closing dates to avoid disappointment.

Manual Application process, please ensure that you:

  1. Complete the form in full and answer all questions with black ink
  2. Write your names the same as they appear in your identity/passport document.
  3. Specify the names of the first choice and second choice degrees (if applicable)
  4. Complete the residence section (if applicable).
  5. Pay the non-refundable application fee of R200.00 and send proof of payment. Use the reference number/student number generated by the system when making payment.

Please remember to attach the following documents:

  1. Certified copy of your ID/passport document (compulsory).
  2. Certified final Grade 11 results or Grade 12 June results or your National Senior/Matric/ IEB Certificate (if you have already completed Grade 12).
  3. Certified copies of your degree certificate(s) and academic record(s) (if you attended other universities).
  4. Certified copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable).
  5. Proof of non-refundable application fee payment of R200.

Banking Details are as follows:

  • Account name:  Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
  • Bank name:       Standard Bank
  • Account no.:      071244395
  • Branch no.:        020909
  • Reference no.:  Your ID/ Passport number

Please note:

  1. Your application will not be processed if you have not submitted all the required applicable documentation mentioned above.
  2. If you have not submitted the required documentation within a period of two months, unfortunately your application will not be considered.
  3. The University receives more applications than it can accommodate and meeting admissions requirements does not guarantee admission.
  4. The University reserves the right to verify the information provided.

APPLICATION FORMS SUBMITTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

All non-South African citizens and non-permanent residents are required to obtain a study permit prior to registering as students. Applications for study permits should be submitted to the South African Home Affairs, Consulate or High Commissioner in your country of residence/origin, and it would be issued in favour of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and to be submitted during registration.

The application form for admission is to be posted to:

The Registrar
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
P.O. Box 60
MEDUNSA
0204

Telephone No. 012-521 4058/ 5886/ 4315/ 4319/ 4137/ 4204/ 4979