How to apply for Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University 2023 intake

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University


How to apply for Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University 2023 intake

Are you planning on furthering your medical qualifications? Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University has opened 2023 intake applications. The university was formerly known as the Medical University of South Africa and later became one of the University of Limpopo. The university provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical qualifications in the Schools of Medicine, Oral Health; Pharmacy; Science &Technology, and Health Care Sciences.

Closing dates for the SMU 2023 intake

Undergraduate programmes – Closed

Postgraduate programmes – 30 September 2022

An online application guide for Sefako Makgatho University

Applications must be submitted online; you will not be able to submit your applications after the closing date.

  • You can access the online application form here, complete the enrolment forms, and send them to You can apply for two programme choices, and you must complete a recommendation form for each programme choice.
  • Complete all the application fields
  • Upload all the required documents
  • Pay your application fee
  • Submit your application

Application fee and bank details for Sefako Makgatho University

You must pay a non-refundable fee of R200 into the university’s banking details below:

Bank: Standard Bank

Account Name: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Account Number: 071244395

Branch Code: 020909

Reference Number: Your student number, passport number or ID number

Required documents when applying to Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

To apply, you must upload certified copies of the following documents:

  • Matric exemption certificate
  • Diploma/ degree certificates
  • Transcripts showing marks obtained on each subject
  • Letter of registrar if you are applying for M Med and M Dent qualifications
  • A motivational letter or Curriculum letter if you are applying for Public Health
  • Professional councils’ registration certificate, if applicable
  • Identity Document
  • Marriage certificate/divorce decree, if applicable
  • Proof of payment of your application fee

Additional documents required from international student

  • A passport
  • A study permit
  • Proof of Medical Aid
  • SAQA certificate, visit

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University’s Address and contact details

Physical Address

Molotlegi Street

Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria,


Postal Address


P.O Box 60

Medunsa, 0204

Tel: (012) 521-5057 / 5059 / 5062

Fax: (012) 560-0086


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