Ukzn international students Requirements

By | May 7, 2021

Ukzn international students Requirements

Ukzn international students Requirements


International applicants are subject to a selection procedure based on academic merit and the number of spaces available. Applicant with non – South African school leaving certificates must contact the South African Matriculation Board directly to determine if they qualify for admission to degree studies in South Africa.  Please contact Tel: +27 (0) 12 4812487 or consult or write to

International applicants may qualify for exemption through AEB or Cambridge examinations if they have two A-levels (‘A’ – ‘E’) and three O-level passes (‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’) or equivalent. However, certain subject groupings are also required. It is not sufficient to pass in O-levels only.

Read also on University of KwaZulu-Natal Application form

Please note that Faculties may have subject, level and minimum performance (in O and A levels) requirements for admission to their programmes. Please ensure that you have your original documents available at registration and arrange for official translations where applicable. Ukzn international students Requirements


Candidates should 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 enrol for a Masters degree. All applicants should apply to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to obtain a certificate of evaluation of qualifications prior to submitting an application to the University.

Read also on University of KwaZulu Natal Online Application

Visit the SAQA website at  or contact them on +27(0) 12 4315172.

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