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Prospective postgraduate students who wish to study at Nelson Mandela University in 2024 are invited to apply online for honours, master’s or doctoral degree using our online application system.

Honours applicants are encouraged to consult with the relevant faculty before submission, as some courses have closed.

Masters and PhD applications are open throughout the year

Office of Research


  • Manages ethics processes for research involving both humans and animals.
  • Facilitates postgraduate student funding.
  • Offers Development workshops for both postgraduate students and staff.
  • Provides training and consultation for statistical needs of researchers.
  • Supports emerging researchers, including postdoctoral and research fellows.

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