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University of Witwatersrand

Campus, Johannesburg South Africa
    • QS World University Rankings
      403
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio15
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students1,756
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty1,611

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    The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) offers a wide range of postgraduate courses in English, from bachelor’s degrees through to PhDs.
    Tuition fees vary by degree program and nationality.
    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.  

    About

    The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) offers a wide range of postgraduate courses in English, from bachelor’s degrees through to PhDs.
    Tuition fees vary by degree program and nationality.
    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.  

    University highlights

    University of Witwatersrand is one of the top Public universities in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is ranked #403 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #363
    • 2013
      #=313
    • 2014
      #=318
    • 2015
      #=331
    • 2016
      #=359
    • 2018
      #=364
    • 2019
      #=381
    • 2020
      #400
    • 2021
      #403

    Ranking criteria

    27.9
    Overall
    25.2
    Academic Reputation
    28.8
    Employer Reputation
    12.6
    Faculty Student Ratio
    38.2
    Citations per Faculty
    82.6
    International Faculty Ratio
    10.2
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    23,693

    %
    %

    International students
    1,756

    %
    %

    Total faculty staff
    1,611

    498
    1113

    Total students
    23,693

    International students
    1,756

    Total faculty staff
    1,611

    1113
    498

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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