The university boasts more than a century of experience in offering quality

higher education, research, and technological innovation.


We unite the best traditions of both the academic and technological

words - from entrance level (certificates) through to research level (PhDs)










Nelson Mandela University offers both general and professional orientated university programs as well,

as technologically and career orientated programmes. 

The success of our career-focused programmes lies in the hands-on involvement of industry and business.


As an international student looking to study for a full degree at Nelson Mandela University, you will be pleased to know that our programs are recognized and accredited by the relevant professional bodies locally and in many cases, internationally.





The university has already established itself as a leader in fields such as automotive engineering, ecology, marine studies, community health, the built environment, are and design, accounting, and auditing, education, and IT, and offers students an even wider choice of stimulating programs opening up a variety of career opportunities.


Our students can already be found working around the globe.


Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate programs include diplomas and first degrees, i.e. bachelor’s degrees. All diplomas and some degree programs are career-focused, while others are more general and allow students to tailor their interests, aptitudes, and career plans.


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Post Graduate

Whether you are pursuing an academic or professional career, aiming for success in the private or public sector, or just want to add value to your personal development, postgraduate studies offer the opportunity to deepen your understanding and to specialize and focus on what interests you.

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Please note that we do not have any busaries, scholarships or sponsorship for undergraduate international students. Please feel free to enquire about tuition fees at Nelson

Mandela University. Postgraduate students can however apply for scholarships. Pleas evisit the website for mor information:


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Studying at the Nelson Mandela University is a life changing experience!
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