University of Pretoria (UP) Online Application 2023
I am not sure which programmes I qualify to apply for at the University of Pretoria. Where can I find out more?
To find out which programmes you might qualify to apply for at UP, based on your National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Independent Examinations Board (IEB) marks, click here and select the “Programme Calculator” tile. You will be required to fill in your subjects and percentages.
When can I apply for University of Pretoria UP Application 2023?
If you want to apply for studies in 2023, you may apply from 1 April 2022. Information is available on the UP website:
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Where do I find instructions for the online application system?
The step-by-step instruction guide and video demonstration for online application to study at UP are available here.
Where can I find an application form?
Applications for 2023 open on 1 April 2022. Information, including application forms, is available on the UP website here.
How do I calculate my Admission Point Score (APS)?
The calculation of an Admission Point Score (APS) is based on a candidate’s achievement in any of the SIX 20-credit recognised subjects by using the National Senior Certificate Seven Point Rating Scale of Achievement. Life Orientation is a 10-credit subject, but is EXCLUDED when calculating the APS. When calculating your APS all recognised NSC subjects (including subjects from the non-designated subject list, eg CAT, Tourism, Hospitality Studies and Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Technology etc), except Life Orientation, are included.
Which documents must accompany my application form?
Please ensure that you comply with the minimum admission requirements before you complete your online application form.
– Upload a copy of your RSA identity document or, in the case of foreign candidates, passport
– If you are currently in Grade 12, please upload a copy of your Grade 11 final report.
– If you have already completed Grade 12 and took a “gap” year, please upload a copy of your National Senior Certificate or Independent Examination Board Certificate.
Which school results are taken into consideration for admission?
Conditional admission to the University of Pretoria is granted based
on the results of the final Grade 11 year mark (promotion mark). Please note that the final Grade 12 results remain the determining factor for admission; also note that the achievement of the minimum requirements does not necessarily guarantee admission to any programme or field of study.
* NO 1ST QUARTER, 2ND QUARTER OR MIDTERM RESULTS CAN BE ACCEPTED. I
f you did not complete Grade 11 in South Africa, please attach the mid-year Grade 12 results. If Grade 12 has been completed or is being repeated, please attach a certified copy of the final Grade 12 certificate. No other results can be taken into consideration. Also attach a copy of your identity document.
What is the closing date for selection programmes?
Some faculties have very particular selection procedures. For more information please click here