Ukzn international students Requirements 2024-2025

By | September 20, 2022

Ukzn international students Requirements 2024-2025

Ukzn international students Requirements 2024-2025

Ukzn international students Requirements 2024-2025

This page contains information about the requirements for international students at Ukzn for the academic year 2024-2025.

  • International applicants are chosen based on academic merit and the availability of available spaces. Non-South African school leavers must contact the South African Matriculation Board directly to determine their eligibility for admission to South African degree studies. Please contact Tel: +27 (0) 12 4812487 or consult or write to
  • International applicants with two A-levels (‘A’ – ‘E’) and three O-level passes (‘A’, ‘B’, or ‘C’) or equivalent may be eligible for exemption via AEB or Cambridge exams. However, certain subject groupings are also required. Simply passing O-levels is insufficient.
  • Please keep in mind that Faculties may have subject, level, and performance (in O and A levels) requirements for admission. Please bring your original documents to registration and, if necessary, arrange for official translations. Requirements for International Students at UKZN
  • Candidates must have completed a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a three-year degree plus a one-year full-time Honors degree in the relevant field to be eligible for a Masters’ degree. All applicants should apply to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for a certificate of qualification evaluation before submitting an application to the University.

Visit the SAQA website at or call +27(0) 12 4315172 for more information.

Dates for Application Closing for UKZN

Here are the dates for applications

  • MBCHB’s June
  • for all other programs, September


Below are the admission fees for UKZN

  • R240 (SA citizen)
  • R300 (International student)
  • R465 (South African citizens’ late application fee)
  • R575 (Late application fee for international students)

UKZN Campuses

The university has a number of campuses for students

  • Edgewood
  • Howard College
  • Medical School
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Westville

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