Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) Application 2019/2020

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) Application 2019/2020

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About; In 2011, the Health Science faculty (Medunsa) separated from the University of Limpopo’s main campus. This is when Sefako Makgatho began. It first opened it’s doors in 2015. It is located next to the Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital.

The application process can be tricky. Worry no more, we have all the support you need to help you get through it. Click and read about Applications instructions 

Before you apply to SMU you should have the following;

  1. Proof of payment of your application fee (compulsory for SA and International applicants)
  2. Certified copy of your ID document(ID document compulsory for SA citizens – your application cannot be processed without a certified copy of your ID.
  3. Exam Results: Grade 11 Marks are very important for your application. Your Matric June Marks is allowed by SMU to use to apply. Thus, have it on hand.
  4. Remember you will need a valid email address when applying either online or in a hard copy . Note that the following systems do not accept emails from some of the universities: Hotmail, Webmail, Ymail, Outlook and Live. It is advisable to create and use a Gmail address for the application.

Be aware of the Application Date:

  • 29 June 2019 [MBChB, B Rad, BDS, BDT, BoH, B Pharm and BSc Physio]
  • 27 July 2019 [B Cur, BNSc, BSc Diet, B SLP & A, B Occ Ther, BSc (majoring in Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physiology, Psychology and Statistics)]

Application Fees:

  • R200 

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University required students to write NBTS Test before they can apply.

Open Days

Date: 18 May 2019
 SMU Sports Complex
07:30 – 16:00

Course Cost Range Per Annum ; Tuition costs at SMU range anywhere from R30 000 to R70 000.


Have questions about your application?
Tel: (012) 521-4111

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