University of Johannesburg UJ Application 2020

By | August 21, 2019

University of Johannesburg UJ Application 2020

The University of Johannesburg (UJ), only established in 2005, was formally known as RAU.  This is a public university located in the heart of South Africa: Johannesburg.


The University of Johannesburg offers internationally respected and accepted
certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

With over 200 undergraduate programmes to choose from, you can take your pick.
These programmes are offered in the following
eight faculties:

 Art, Design and Architecture

 Business and Economics (College)
 Education
 Engineering and the Built Environment
 Health Sciences
 Humanities
 Law
 Science

To apply to University of Johannesburg , you need the documents below :

1) A certified copy of the green bar coded ID

2) Proof of payment of any relevant application fees

3) Certified copy of grade 11 results and any latest grade 12 results

 Applicants must check individual further requirements for each course and each tertiary institution. Please also be aware of NBTs and check with your university if you need NBT results to apply.

FYI: South Africans learners wishing to apply online will need a working email address and an ID number. Foreign learners wishing to apply will need to have their passport number.

Application Closing Date:

27 September 2019 (Undergraduatesat 12:00
31 October 2019 (
Postgraduatesat 12:00

Application Fees:

When you apply with a paper/hardcopy application form for admission to the University of
Johannesburg, please pay the application fee of R200 into UJ’s bank account (first-time applicants only).

Alternatively, you may apply online, for which no application fee will be charged.
Students without a valid UJ student number, but with a valid South African ID Number or Passport Number, must use the following account.

Banking Details:
FNB UJ Main Account
Account type: Cheque
Account number: 626 158 73280
Branch name: FNB Client Services
Branch code: 210-554

 Reference on the deposit slip: Please use
your ID Number as the reference.
 If you are prompted for a SWIFT CODE, you
must provide the following information:
 Please attach a copy of proof of payment
when you submit your paper/hardcopy
application form.
 Be sure to make a photocopy of your deposit
slip and keep it for your own records.
 Residence deposit: R1 220

Application Requirements To Qualify For UJ Admission

To be able to gain access to a faculty and to a specific programme, applicants are required to have the appropriate combination of recognised National Senior Certificate (NSC) or
Independent Examinations Board (IEB) subjects as well as certain levels of achievement in these subjects as set out in this prospectus.

Learners who have not written the National Senior Certificate or Independent Examinations Board final examinations, but fall in the
categories listed below will be referred to the
faculties* for faculty-specific selection:
 ACE School of Tomorrow,
 National Certificate Vocational (NCV)
 N3/N4/N5/N6 results, and
 Any other final school-leaving certificates
not aforementioned.
 PsyCaD evaluation.

Note: Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training for new undergraduate first years

Conditional admission is based on the final Grade 11 results. Final admission is based on the final Grade 12 results.
The earlier you apply, the more likely it is that you will be accepted into a UJ Residence.
Only once you have applied and you have your reference/student number will you be able to investigate bursaries that may cover your studies.

University of Johannesburg UJ Application Procedure

Step 1: Select your qualification study choices 1 and 2. (Ensure you meet the admission requirements as set out in this prospectus.)

Step 2: Complete the academic application form with a payment of R200 for a paper
application (no payment required for online application).

Step 3: Once you have submitted your application, please allow for three weeks before checking on the status of your application. If your application meets the necessary requirements and there is space in your selected programme, you will be informed on
whether your application has been successful or not.

Please note that all official communication will be sent via email. You may also go to the
UJ website to check your application status using your ID or student number.
NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final
admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed
to register.

How to determine your Admission Point Score (APS)

An Admission Point Score (APS), explained below, has been developed for the National Senior
Certificate (NSC) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) based on the Achievement
Rating of each subject. The total APS is the sum of the achievement ratings of the six school
subjects. Life Orientation is not counted in the calculation of the APS.

Rules to be implemented with this development.

In order to determine the Admission Point System (APS) the following principles need to be taken into
 Applicants with the following results, WAEC, Diplome or Exam D’Etat, Certificado de Habilitscoes Literarias,
Ensino Medio and Baccalaureat should be linked with the Ordinary Level (O) Grades on ITS.
 Applicants with the following results, HIGCSE, NSSC (HL), AS Level, IB (SL) and KCSE should be linked to the
South African NSC (N) Grades on ITS.
 Applicants who have set for either A Level or IB (HL) should be linked to the (A) Grades on ITS.

UJ Online Application System

Please note the following:
 No application fee will be charged for online
 If you have previously applied and have a
UJ student number, please call the UJ Call
Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell
number and email address are captured on
our student database. This will ensure you
receive a PIN number to complete the online
application process.
An applicant must go to
and select online web application.

Documents Required For UJ Application

The following must accompany your application form if you are currently in Grade 12:

  1. Copy of the proof of payment (R200) for paper applications only.
  2. Should you apply for accommodation, a deposit of R1 220 must accompany your
    The following must accompany your application form if you have completed Grade 12:
  3. Copy of the proof of payment (R200) for paper applications only.
  4. Certified copy of your National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.
  5. Should you apply for accommodation, a deposit of R1 220 must accompany your application.
    Send your application to:
    Student Enrolment Centre
    Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
    University of Johannesburg
    PO Box 524, Auckland Park 2006