How Do I Select Study Units At Unisa 2023

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How Do I Select Study Units At Unisa 2023

How Do I Select Study Units For A Semester At Unisa 2023

At Unisa, a study unit is an academic module which forms part of your course of study, which represents a credit point value that contributes to your course. Your course program will state the total number of credit points you need to achieve (and often the specific units required) to attain your award. When you have enrolled in a unit, you are agreeing to undertake the required study and to complete the assigned assessment pieces as per the unit outline.

The 2023 registration period at Unisa has been open, therefore students who have gained admission are all urged to proceed to register as early as possible. Selecting a study module at Unisa is part of the registration process. In selecting a module, registrants are to make sure they do not exceed the prescribed number of modules per semester or year, if happens that way the registrations will not be processed. Please also take Unisa’s re-admission rules into consideration when selecting your number of modules for the semester or year.


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Unisa Registration Date 2023 For Higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, BTech & degrees, including the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

Unisa semester Registration opens Registration closes Final date for initial minimum payment so that your registration can be finalised
Final date for payment of all outstanding study fees
Undergraduate semester 2 modules registered in semester 2 20 June 2023 29 July 2023 31 July 2023 31 August 2023


 Select A Qualification And Choose A Module At Unisa 2023

Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate.

It is also very important that you manage your studies and are able to pass the number of NQF level credits for which you register each semester or year. Please take note of Unisa’s admission and re-admission rules, and the Unisa rules for students.

You must pass a minimum number of credits/modules annually so that you are able to re-register and continue with your qualification:

  • At least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each) in your first year of study;
  • At least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each) in your second or further years of study.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits/modules per semester:

  • At least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each) in a semester;
  • At least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each) per year for year modules. Unisa semester

The maximum number of credits does not include supplementary and/or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree/non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately:

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules;
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.


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How Do I Select Study Units At Unisa 2023

For you to choose a qualification, follow the process below:

  • Visit Unisa’s registration website.
  • Choose a qualification level of your choice, then click “Go”.
  • Enter your student Unisa’s number in the block provided and other details as required.

(If you don’t have a student number you won’t be able to continue. First, apply online for admission.)

  • Check your personal details on the screen.

Change any contact details that are missing or incorrect.

  • Click on the modules from the drop-down list for which you want to register.

In order to ensure that you meet all the qualification requirements for your selected modules, you must:

  • meet all the prerequisites and co-requisites for the selected module
  • enter the correct module code
  • select the correct semester (1 = first semester; 2 = second semester). Unisa Modules


Contact Unisa

General resources: websites, general SMS, fax and e-mail enquiries. A number of administrative processes, including the convenience of fee payments and information about examinations, are available on the following platforms:

  • All application, registration and study-related information are available on the Unisa corporate website in both web and Mobi formats.
  • Unisa website (
  • The myUnisa website.
  • myUnisa (
  • Fax enquiries to 012 429 4150

Applicants (new applicants & Unisa students who applied for admission to a new qualification) may only register if they have received an offer of placement from Unisa and have accepted the offer online. Unisa reserves the right to not process and/or cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification.

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