You can apply online through our Online Admission system which will guide you through the application process step-by-step.
You can apply offline through a paper-based application process. Download the application form, print it and complete all the necessary fields. We advise that you keep a copy of your application for your own records. Once you have completed the form you need to submit it, along with your supporting documentation, in one of these ways:
*Be sure to ask for a receipt so that you have a record of when you sent it. Allow for 2-3 weeks for a postal application to be received.
Students are selected based on academic merit. To be eligible for an undergraduate degree, you must have completed the South African.
If you would like to study at MSA, you must be at least 17 years old or older when you enrol and you must have made an application to study when you were 16 years old.
The South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) issued with a minimum of 50-59 percent (a score of four), who have completed the following subject requirements (as publicised by UMALUSI – the council for quality assurance in general and further education and training):
* Two (2) official languages selected from Group A: one is offered at Home Language Level, and the other, at either Home or First Additional Language Level. One of the two languages must be the language of learning and teaching (LOLT) at the school/institution that the candidate has attended.
|Degree||Course Code||Minimum NSC (or equivalent international qualification required)||Subject requirements|
|Bachelor of Social Science||4086||31||English Home Language (4)|
|Bachelor of Business Science||4415||31||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (4), Mathematical Literacy (5)|
|Bachelor of Business Science specialising in Accounting**||4413||31||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (4)|
|Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences||4307||33||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (4), Mathematical Literacy (5)|
|Bachelor of Public Health||4502||31||English Home Language (4)|
|Bachelor of Commerce in Law***||3669||31||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (4)|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (4 years)**||3677||31||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (6), Physical Science (5)|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (5 years)**||3687||28||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (5), Physical Science (4)|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (4 years)**||3678||31||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (6), Physical Science (5)|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (5 years)**||3688||28||English Home Language (4), Mathematics (5), Physical Science (4)||Bachelor of Child and youth Care (4 Years)||3695||31||English Home Language (4)|
** Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted. South African students must have achieved a minimum of 4 in Mathematics in order to major in Accounting in the Bachelor of Business Science and continue studying towards registration as a Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
***Mathematics Literature will only be accepted if an applicant has obtained 75% or more.
If you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to the bachelor degree you’d like to study, maybe the Foundation Programme is for you – it bridges the gap between your highest qualification and the academic qualifications accepted by us.
|Stream||Course Code||Minimum NSC (or equivalent) Required||Subject Requirements|
|CIMA Certificate in Management Accounting||3690||A South African Senior Certificate (NSC) with a good understanding of English and Mathematics of Mathematics Literacy OR Adequate working experience|
|Diploma in Enterepreneurial and Small Business Operations||3684||24||English (3) and Mathematics (3) or Math Literacy (4) OR Higher Certificate or equivalent qualification will be considered|
|Foundation Programme Social Science||3673||21||English (3)|
|Foundation Programme Business||3674||23||English (3) and Mathematics (3) or Math Literacy (5)|
|Foundation Programme Information Technology||3672||23||English (3) and Mathematics (3) or Math Literacy (5)|
|Foundation Programme Health Sciences||3670||23||English (3) and Mathematics (3) or Math Literacy (5)|
|Foundation Programme Law||3675||23||English (3) and Mathematics (3) or Math Literacy (5)|
|Foundation Programme Science||3671||24||English (3), Mathematics (4) and Physical Science (4)|
**Math Literacy will not be accepted
Didn’t study the NSC? You can still apply
If you have studied an international qualification the academic requirements will differ. Be sure to check the requirements before applying.