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University of the Witwatersrand WITS


The University of Witwaterstrand (Wits University) is located in Johannesburg. They offer a range of degrees, diplomas and short courses as well as online and part time courses. Wits University is said to have produced more millionaires than any other university in South Africa. They have approximately 37 000 students and 6 000 members of staff. Their website claims that more than 85% of research conducted by Wits University is published in accredited international journals.

University of Witwatersrand

University of Witwaterstrand Qualifications offered:

The University of Witwaterstrand has a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in the Health Sciences, Commerce, Law and Management, Engineering and Built Environment, Humanities and Science Faculties.

University of Witwaterstrand Campuses:

There are 5 Wits University campuses in total. East and West Campus are located in Braamfontein. There are three other campuses located in Parktown, the Education Campus and the Medical and Management Schools.

University of Witwaterstrand Courses:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty Science

Wits University also offers many short course so one can study part-time or online.

University of the Witwatersrand WITS Fees:

Fees are course specific. For more information,

University of Witwaterstrand Applications:

Applications can be filled in online. For more information;

University of Witwaterstrand Prospectus:

Prospectus can be access online;

Wits Student Accommodation:

Wits has residences on campus that can accommodate students in 6 clusters and there is a bus service to assist students in getting to lectures.  If there is not accommodation available for students in residences there are also many other options available in Joburg near the campus. Please review our Student Accommodation Page for more details.

Delivery Method:  Distance
Type of education institution: 
  • Universities
  • – Education Faculty
  • – Engineering & the Built Environment Faculty
  • – Health Sciences Faculty
  • – Science Faculty
  • – Commerce Faculty
  • – Law Faculty
  • – Humanities Faculty
Qualification Types:
  • Advanced Diploma
  • National Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Higher Diploma
  • Honours Degree
  • Post Graduate Certificate
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate

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