UP Online application requirements 2023-2024

By | March 1, 2022

UP Online application requirements 2023-2024

UP Online application requirements 2023-2024

UP Online application requirements 2023-2024


Checklist for Online Application

  1. BROWSER REQUIREMENTS: IMPORTANT! This site requires Internet Explorer (IE) version 7 or 8 or higher browsers.
  2. DATA INPUTS: When you access the Online Application you will be requested to provide an email address to which UP can send communications.
    • Please take care not to make typing errors when providing your email address.
    • If you require a brand new email address, create a new gmail email address
  3. As part of the application process you will be required to capture your South African National ID number or, if you are an international applicant, your Passport number.
    • You will later need to scan your ID/Passport document so that it is available to be uploaded.
  4. When you start using the Online Application you will be requested to indicate the “Career” for which you are applying.
    • If you have never studied before or have not obtained any degree yet (new first year students), please select Undergraduate career.
    • If you have already obtained one or more degree/s, please select Postgraduate career.
  5. If you are applying as an undergraduate applicant for the first time, you will need to capture the details of your School and School results, which could be either of the following:
    • Your year-end Grade 11 marks, or
    • If you have already completed Grade 12, your final Grade 12 results.
    • You will later need to scan schools results so that it is available to be uploaded.
    • Warning: When you get to the screen where you are requested to capture the marks, please ensure that you capture your marks/symbols accurately and in the sequence as reflected on your school document. If you record your marks incorrectly, the University reserves the right to reject or revoke your admission.
  6. If you are applying to study towards a postgraduate degree, you will be requested to capture the details of your previous degree(s), eg Degree description, institution and year of graduation.
    • A comprehensive certified academic record will need to be scanned and uploaded, as well as a certificate of conduct.
    • Faculties may later require additional and/or original documents, depending on their specific admission requirements.
    • You must – either yourself or via third parties eg certain camera/photographic shops – be able to scan each of the requested documents into separate files using a “PDF” file format. Ensure to save with Acrobat or CutePDF and not Acrobat Reader. Convert any document to PDF to upload on your application.
    • You will later need to have these “PDF” files available on some form of electronic media (eg data disk, memory stick or your desktop) from which you can upload the necessary files as may be required during the application process.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to reject or revoke your admission if you provide incorrect, incomplete, illegible or fake documents.


  •  Certified copy of your ID or Birth certificates
  •  Certified copy of final Grade 11 results or final NSC/matric certificate (those who completed matric)
  •  A non-refundable application fee
  • Official academic record(s) from previous university(ies) attended, including this University (if applicable)
  •  Certificate of Conduct from all universities attended (If applicable)
  •  Please do not apply for courses NOT listed in the brochure as your application will not be considered

University of Pretoria, UP Application for International Students

Before being permitted to register at UP, international students are required to show proof of:

  • A valid study visa
  • South African medical aid cover
  • English proficiency

It is strongly advised that foreign students approach the South African Embassy in their home countries for more information or requirements before they come to the Republic of South Africa to study. Alternatively, applicants may visit the Department of Home Affairs at www.dha.gov.za



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visit the official site of UP for more information

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