Frequently Asked Questions

Applications

The College of Humanities at UKZN offers a wide array of innovative, enterprising undergraduate degree programmes which are in line with the diversity of professions found in society. The choice of study programmes enables students to shape their degrees according to their interests and career aspirations.

See the link for more information: https://coh.ukzn.ac.za/students/

Also see: http://applications.ukzn.ac.za/Programmes-Offered/Undergraduate-Programmes.aspx

UKZN’s College of Humanities is located on Howard College (Durban), Edgewood (Pinetown) and Pietermaritzburg campuses.

Undergraduate applications are done via the Central Applications Office (CAO) at www.cao.ac.za and close on September 30. Postgraduate applications are made via http://applications.ukzn.ac.za/

If you would like to apply for admission to a full-time undergraduate programme, you must apply using the UKZN Undergraduate application form. A non-refundable application fee is payable to UKZN. Enclose proof of payment as well as all documents requested on submission of your application. Ensure that your application reaches us before the closing date.

Download an application form for Undergraduate (Local & International) at www.ukzn.ac.za under Applications, or Contact UKZN on +27 (0) 31-260 2212/ 1084 or +27 (0) 33 260 5212 to request an application form and a copy of the undergraduate Prospectus; or Write to enquiries@ukzn.ac.za to request application material.

See link for detailed information: https://studyatukzn.ukzn.ac.za/apply-at-ukzn/how-to-apply/

I want to study at the College of Humanities, but I do not meet the minimum requirements for the course I want; what should I do?

You can upgrade your matric or explore an alternative access programme. UKZN strictly does not offer matric upgrades. Your application will not be considered if you do not meet the minimum requirements.

You can upgrade your matric or explore an alternative access programme. UKZN strictly does not offer matric upgrades. Your application will not be considered if you do not meet the minimum requirements.

To check your UKZN Application Status go to: https://caocheck.ukzn.ac.za/Start.aspx Select Application Year (e.g.,2022 or 2023) and Enter one of the following: CAO number, UKZN Student, ID or Passport Number and click Check button.