NWU Online Application

NWU Online Application

  • First Know What to study?

Economic and Management Sciences
Health Sciences
Natural and Agricultural Sciences

  • Selection information

Types of Selection:

  • Paper / Academic selection: Selection is done on the academic achievement of Gr 11 or Gr 12 marks and the best candidates are selected. Average performance is also taken into account.
  • Faculty selection
  • Selection tests
  • Closing date: 30 June 2024

Please note that the closing date for the following selection programmes has been postponed to 30 September 2024:

Mafikeng Campus

  • Faculty of Health Science
    • BHSc with Sport Coaching and Human Movement Science (8DJ H03)
  • Faculty of Law
    • BCom Law (6DD H01)
    • LLB (6DE H01)

Potchefstroom Campus

  • Faculty of Health Science
    • Consumer Studies (8DS K01, 8DS K02, 8DT K01, 8DT K02)  
    • Occupational Hygiene (8EB K01)
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • All 7 Engineering Programs (7CG K01, 7CG K02, 7CH K01, 7CJ K01, 7CK K01, 7CL K01, 7CN K01)


  • Apply here
  • Closing dates:
    • Non-selection courses: 30 September 2024
    • Please take note that some of the non-selection programmes have already reached capacity. The online applications for these programmes have closed.
      • If a programme has reached capacity, applicants will receive a message that the application period has expired
      • A-candidates (applicants with 5 and more A symbols) can complete the PDF application form and email it to applicationsug@nwu.ac.za.
      • Only applications by A-candidates sent to the specified email address will be considered. Applications received via post will not be considered.
      • The closing date for non-selection programmes with available capacity is 30 September.
    • Selection courses: 30 June 2024 (with some exceptions)
    • Undergraduate enquiries
  • Distance learning inquiries

Calling our Call-centre

Unit for Open Distance learning:
Monday to Friday
08:00 tot 16:30

018 285 5900

Emailing Us:

Our email adress is : DistancePotch@nwu.ac.za

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