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University of Witwatersrand

1 Jan Smuts Avenue Braamfontein Johannesburg View map
South Africa
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Public
Very High
27,748
1,571
1,933

Overview

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) offers a wide range of postgraduate courses in English, from bachelor’s degrees through to PhDs.

Browse all postgraduate programs here, or download a brochure here.

Tuition fees vary by degree program and nationality. Find out what you may be charged here.

Postgraduate funding is available and awarded on the basis of academic merit, including the postgraduate merit award, a scholarship given to deserving postgraduate students by the university in exchange for up to nine hours spent working for your department each week, and the National Research Foundation (NRF), which is awarded by the South African government to exceptional projects in the natural sciences and engineering, social sciences and humanities.

Entry requirements at postgraduate level include an upper second class bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject. At PhD level, you will need a good master’s degree and to have approached a supervisor from the relevant faculty.  Find more details on how to apply here.

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Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 27,748

13%
87%

International students - 1,933

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%

Total faculty staff - 1,571

480
1091

Total students - 27,748

13%
87%

International students - 1,933

Total faculty staff - 1,571

1091
480
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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