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NWU Online Application – Forms, Courses, Fee, Dates, Admission Requirements

NWU Online Application 2019: The North-West University (NWU) is open for 2019 application from 1st March 2018. The NWU 2018 online application will be available online tentatively till the end of September 2018. Candidates can apply for multiple programmes/courses through a single online registration form. Further with the NWU application form 2019, candidates can apply into every campus under the North-West University. Candidates need to ensure that they have scanned copies of their statement and other documents required to fill the application form of NWU 2019 such as ID. Scroll below to know more about application form of NWU 2018.

NWU 2019 Application Form: Important Dates

  • Application open date: 1st March 2018
  • Application closing date: 28th September 2018

For more information Download NWU Calendar

NWU Application Form 2019: Application Fee

  • Please take note that an application fee is no longer payable for the 2019 intake
  • An accommodation deposit of R500 is payable with residence application.

NWU 2019 Application Form: Eligibility Criteria

How to Fill NWU Application Form 2019

Step 1: Getting a student number (start at step 2 if you already have one)

Please note that the allocation of a student number does not mean that you have completed the application process. Please go through all the steps below to ensure that your application is complete and that it reaches us. Incomplete applications will not be processed by the University.

Step 2: Log in

When you receive a student number, use that together with the PIN number you created to log in.

Step 3: What do you want to study?

Complete all the fields. Use the yearbooks to obtain more information about the qualifications, modes of delivery and curricula.

Step 4: Upload supporting documents

In order to consider your application, please upload the following supporting documents:

  • Available grade 12 marks (or gr 11 if the gr 12 marks are not available yet), or a copy of your matric certificate – if you have already passed matric.
  • Copy of your ID
  • Additional documents for international prospective students:
    • A copy of relevant results
    • A copy of your passport

Step 5: Submit application

Please make sure that you press the Submit application button when you have finished ensuring that we receive your application.

NWU Courses

Browse NWU Courses by Departments

Mafikeng Campus

This Campus has five academic faculties with a total of 14 schools and various centres.

Agriculture, Science and Technology
– School of Agricultural Sciences
– School of Environmental and Health Sciences
– School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Centre for Applied Radiation and Technology

Commerce and Administration
Graduate School of Business and Government Leadership
School of Management Sciences
School of Accounting
School of Economic and Decision Sciences
Centre for Business and Management
Municipal Leadership Training Academy

Education and Training
School for Teacher Education and Training
School for Educational Leadership and Development
Centre for Teacher Development

Human and Social Sciences
School of Human Sciences (including Programmes in Theology)
School of Social Sciences
School of Postgraduate Studies and Research

School of Undergraduate Studies
School of Postgraduate Studies
Community Law Centre


Potchefstroom Campus

This Campus has eight faculties with more than 30 schools and centres.


School of Languages
School of Social and Government Studies
School of Music
School of Communication Studies
School of Philosophy

Natural Sciences
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
School of Geo- and Spatial Sciences
School of Computer, Statistical and Mathematical Sciences
Centre for Business Mathematics and Informatics
Centre for Environmental Management
Centre for Human Metabonomics

School of Ancient Language and Text Studies
School of Ministers’ Training
School of Biblical Counseling and  Church Ministry
– Greenwich School of Theology

Education Sciences
School of Human and Social Sciences for Education
School for Education Studies
School of Natural Sciences and Technology for Education
Research in Education Sciences

Economic and Management Sciences
Potchefstroom Business School
School of Accounting Sciences
School of Economics
School of Business Management
School of Human Resource Sciences

 Faculty of Law
Law Clinic
Potchefstroomse Electronic Law Journal (PER)
NWU Students Law Review

School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering
School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Electromechanical Engineering

Health Sciences
School of Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science
– School of Pharmacy
Subject Group – Physiology
Subject Group – Nutrition
Subject Group – Consumer Sciences
School of Psychosocial Behavioural Sciences
School of Nursing
BHSc in Occupational Hygiene

Unit for Open Distance Learning