Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University SMU Nursing Application 2020

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University SMU Nursing Application 2020, the Department of Nursing Science was established in 1979 and made history on the 1st of February 1981 by introducing the undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Nursing Degree (BCur) for black post-matriculants.

Currently the Nursing Department is continuing with the current approved legacy nursing programmes whilst simultaneously embarking on the accreditation process in order to be ready to offer the new Under-Graduate degree and Advanced Diploma in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing in 2020 as directed by the South African Nursing Council.

Thank you for the interest to study at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) in 2020.

Applications open on 11 March 2019 and the closing dates are as follows:

  • Friday, 28 June 2019: MBChB, B Radiography, B Dental Surgery, B Dental Therapy, B Pharmacy, BSc Physio
  • Friday, 26 July 2019: B Sc, BSc Diet, B Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, B Occ Therapy, B Oral Hygiene, B Nursing Sciences


You are allowed to apply for only two study choices. For information on admissions requirements and relevant school subjects, refer to the undergraduate prospectus by clicking here.

You can apply either online or manually. However, online applications are currently limited to undergraduate qualifications for South African and International applicants who have written or are studying towards the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Independent Examinations Board (IEB) certificate or studying at other South African Universities.

To apply online, you need access to the internet and a valid email address. Please ensure that you:a. Complete the application accurately and fully. b. Write your names the same as they appear in your identity/passport document. c. Specify the names of the first choice and second choice degrees (if applicable) d. Complete the residence section (if applicable). e. Pay the non-refundable application fee of R200.00 and send proof of payment. Use your ID/ passport/ student number generated by the system when making payment.