2022

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Welcome to the Cognition & Co Masters Applications page. Below you will find the application opening and closing dates for all the accredited coursework Masters programmes around South Africa.

Clinical Masters Applications for 2022

UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
Nelson Mandela University
CLOSED17 May 202114 June 2021TBCNMU
North-West University
Mafikeng Campus
CLOSED6 May 202130 June 202113 - 16 September 2021NWU
North-West University
Potchefstoom Campus
CLOSED3 May 202130 June 202130 August - 2 September 2021NWU
Rhodes UniversityCLOSED1 April 202118 June 202130 August - 3 September 2021RU
Sefako Makgatho UniversityCLOSED1 April 202130 June 2021TBCSMU
Stellenbosch UniversityCLOSED19 April 202128 May 20216 - 8 September 2021Stellenbosch
University of Cape TownCLOSED18 February 202128 May 202126 - 30 July 2021UCT
University of JohannesburgCLOSED1 April 20219 July 202130 August - 3 September 2021UJ
University of KwaZulu-NatalOPEN9 June 202130 July 2021 - Extended30 August - 3 September 2021
UKZN
University of LimpopoOPEN22 June 202131 July 2021TBCUL
University of PretoriaCLOSED1 May 202131 May 20215 - 9 July 2021UP
University of South AfricaCLOSED15 May 202130 June 202116 - 20 August 2021UNISA
University of the Free StateCLOSED12 April 202131 May 202116 - 20 August 2021UFS
University of the Western CapeCLOSED15 February 202114 May 2021Confirmed in July 2021UWC
University of the WitwatersrandCLOSED3 March 20214 May 202126 - 30 July 2021WITS
University of ZululandNo Programme for 2022

Counselling Masters Applications for 2022

Accredited UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
Nelson Mandela University
CLOSED17 May 202114 June 2021TBCNMU
North-West University
(Potch)
CLOSED3 May 202130 June 202130 August - 2 September 2021NWU
Rhodes UniversityCLOSED1 April 202118 June 202130 August - 3 September 2021RU
University of Fort HareOPEN7 May 202130 July 2021September 2021UFH
University of JohannesburgCLOSED1 April 20219 July 2021 16 – 20 August 2021UJ
University of KwaZulu-NatalOPEN9 June 202130 July 2021 - Extended30 August - 3 September 2021UKZN
University of PretoriaCLOSED1 May 202131 May 202126 - 29 July 2021UP
University of the Free StateCLOSED12 April 202131 May 202116 - 20 August 2021UFS
University of the WitwatersrandCLOSED12 March 202110 June 202102 - 06 August 2021WITS

Educational Masters Applications for 2022

Accredited UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
Stellenbosch UniversityCLOSED30 June 2021Stellenbosch
University of JohannesburgCLOSED30 June 2021UJ
University of KwaZulu-NatalOPEN9 June 202130 July 2021 - Extended30 August - 3 September 2021UKZN
University of PretoriaOPEN31 July 2021Follow standard university application procedure
University of the WitwatersrandCLOSED12 March 202115 June 202117 - 20 August 2021WITS
University of ZululandAWAITING INFORMATION

Industrial Masters Applications for 2022

Accredited UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
Nelson Mandela University
No Programme for 2022 - Recurriculating
North-West UniversityAWAITING INFORMATION
Rhodes UniversityAWAITING INFORMATION
Stellenbosch UniversityAWAITING INFORMATIONSUN
University of Cape TownAWAITING INFORMATIONUCT
University of Fort HareAWAITING INFORMATION
University of JohannesburgAWAITING INFORMATIONUJ
University of KwaZulu-NatalOPEN9 June 202130 July 2021 - Extended30 August - 3 September 2021UKZN
University of PretoriaAWAITING INFORMATIONUP
University of South AfricaCLOSED16 August 202117 September 2021TBCUNISA
University of the Western CapeAWAITING INFORMATION
University of the WitwatersrandOPEN16 March 202130 September 2021TBCWITS

Neuropsychology Masters Applications for 2022

Accredited UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
University of Cape TownOPENMarch 202131 October 2021TBCUCT

Research Masters Applications for 2022

Accredited UniversityOpen / ClosedApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
North-West UniversityOPEN30 September 2021TBCNWU
University of KwaZulu-NatalOPEN9 June 202130 July 2021 - Extended30 August - 3 September 2021UKZN
University of PretoriaCLOSED1 May 202130 June 20212 - 4 August 2021UP
University of South AfricaDiscontinued
University of the Western CapeOPEN9 April 202130 September 2021TBCUWC
University of the WitwatersrandOPEN17 March 202117 September 2021TBCWits

Disclaimer: The universities may update their dates and these might not reflect on this Cognition & Co page. We will do all we can to make sure these dates are as accurate as possible but Cognition & Co cannot be held responsible for any errors or missed deadlines.