Frequently Asked Questions

UJ offers a growing range of 100% online degrees that can be found on this site under the Programmes tab.
No travel or contact sessions are required! The student is able to complete each consecutive module leading to degree completion completely online.

This allows the flexibility to study at times best suited to individual schedules and enables students to balance work, studies and other responsibilities.

Once enroled, the student can access the modules at any time via a laptop or other digital device, and an Internet connection from home, work or other convenient locations.
Yes! Students are not isolated while completing their studies, in fact, the online programmes are designed to be a highly interactive learning environment.

While immersed in their studies, students will be able to share their perspectives and participate in topical discussions with a cohort of peer students.

Faculty are fully supportive and available for questions while providing assignments and guiding instruction using various technologies. Students can experience both the rigour and rewards of a university degree without setting foot on the campus.
The UJ online programmes are uniquely organized to offer students multiple opportunities during the year to begin their course.

Instead of a typical academic schedule of two semesters or enrolment periods per year, the online programmes begin six times per year on a revolving schedule.

Not having to wait until the next semester begins allows students to move through their programme more quickly and efficiently, on a schedule that is most suitable to them. For specific start date information, refer to the calendar for the programme of choice.
In general terms, the student must have access to the Internet and a laptop or other digital device.

Specific technology questions can be addressed through support services available after the student enrols.
Yes, technology support is included in the programmes.

To make progressing through their programme easier, students are instructed in how to access and use the online portal as part of their first module.
The programmes are organized into consecutive 7-week modules, so that the student can complete them more quickly than other formats.
Tuition fees for the online programmes are affordable and based on 7-week sessions, the cost for which varies by programme.

The student can enrol, and pay for, one 7-week session at a time. For total cost, please see the individual programme information.
Getting started is easy and there is no application fee.

After checking the admission requirements for the selected programme to ensure the qualifications are met, the prospective student can apply online by filling out a student profile form and then submitting an application to UJ via an online portal.
Email enquiries@online.uj.ac.za or phone 0800 980 364 (toll-free).


Reasons to Enrol in a UJ Online Programme



Our online programmes are carefully designed to make earning an accredited university qualification possible for students from all walks of life.

Students benefit from the rigour and faculty instruction of a traditional programme, made accessible online.



No travel required

6 start dates per year

Pay per module

Fully supported

Work and learn
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