Nelson Mandela University (NMU)

About

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) is a new generation university, distinguished by the wide range of study options and access routes open to students. NMU nurtures innovation, fosters creativity, embraces technology and develops people to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Quality higher education is offered to more than 27 000 students across six campuses, making NMU the largest university in the Eastern Cape.

APPLICATION OPNENING DATES

Applications open in April 2023

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

Application closing dates: 

  • MBChB applications: 30 June 2023 (NBT results must be available on or before the 31st of July 2022).
  • BRad – Bachelor of Radiography applications: 30 June 2023
  • Early applications (excluding MBChB & BRad): 04 August 2023
  • Late applications (excluding MBChB & BRad): 30 September 2023
  • International student applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2023
  • Student Housing applications: 30 September 2023

APPLICATION FEES

  • There is no application fee for South African students.
  • The application fee for international students is R500.

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? →Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Qualification Cost Range per Annum

Tuition costs at NMU vary, depending on the course.

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: First, you have to make sure that you meet the programme’s admission requirements you wish to apply for.

 

Step 2: Obtain a copy of the undergraduate programme guide or Z-Card to assist you in making an informed choice.

As soon as you know what you want to study and that you meet the admission requirements, you can apply online.

 

Step 3: You must submit your application form together with ALL the relevant supporting documentation before the initial closing date.

Your application cannot be considered if you do not include all your supporting documents with your application form.

All prospective applicants will be notified by SMS and e-mail of the outcome of their application.

 

  • For Undergraduate studies, you will be able to find details about the general admissions requirements here.
  • For Postgraduate studies, you will be able to find details about the general admissions requirements here.

Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email: info@mandela.ac.za
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111

Need to find the institution?

Street Address (South Campus):
University Way
Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth
6031

QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

Nelson Mandela University offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Arts
  • Business and Economic Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering, Built Environment and IT
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Science

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope!