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School for Education Research & Engagement

  1. Complete an Nelson Mandela University admissions application form (obtain one from the Admissions Office or Programme Administrator whose details are alongside)
  2. Include all the required documents
  3. Include your Academic Record
  4. Apply before the end of August

For M Ed Research:

  • Choose one of the two delivery options (see M Ed Research for further information)
  • Include either your preliminary research proposal or a completed reading test – test available from the Programme Administrator (depending on the option you have chosen for your M Ed)

Documents required on application:

  • Official academic record (obtain from previous tertiary institution)
  • Certified copy of matriculation certificate
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate
  • Certified copy of Identity Document
  • Certified copy(ies) of qualification certificate(s)


Application Forms:

Application forms are available from:

The Registrar (Admissions)
Nelson Mandela University
PO Box 77000

Tel: 041 504 2593

Alternatively you can send an email to and she will forward the forms to you electronically.  

Contact information
Mrs Carol Poisat
Secretary: Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Tel: 27 41 504 4310