Graduate Applications

Applications for Executive Master of Entrepreneurship (EMENT) programme for January 2022 intake are currently open until 19th November 2021Prospective EMENT applicants can make their application below.

Applications for all other master’s degree programmes for August 2021 intake are currently closed. Applications for all master’s degree programmes for August 2022 intake can be made online from 14th February to 30th April 2022.

Applications for MPhil and PhD programmes are continuous. Prospective MPhil/PhD applicants can make their application below.

How to apply for admission

Before Applying

Make sure the following documents are readily available

  • Copy of Application fee receipt 
    (Prospective applicants are encouraged to pay their Application Fee online (https://www.ub.bw/ubpayments) or at the Banks
  • Certified copy of Degree Certificate (s)
  • Certified Copy of Transcript
  • Two copies of completed Professional/Academic References
  • Certified copy of National Identity Card (Omang for citizens) and Passport for international applicants
  • Personal Statement of Intent for Masters and Proposal/Research Plan for MPhil/PhD
  • A copy of the current practicing certificate by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Botswana or the country of origin.
  • Copy of proof of change of surname (where applicable) N.B. All former UB students who have changed their surnames should use surnames they used while they were students at UB so that the system will easily map their student ID to their surname and to their previous record. The new surname could be captured through SGS offices once the applicant has been admitted.

     An e-mail address is required for one to apply online

Completing your Application

Each applicant can submit two applications. Each application should have its own separate application fee, else one of them will be rejected.

Tracking your Application

  • Once you have applied and have received the acknowledgement letter, you may use the login details on such a letter to track the process of your application.

Making Changes

  • Applicants may make changes to their application any time before the closing date for applications, but that can only be through School of Graduate Studies Admissions Office.

General Information

Applications will be processed to determine eligibility, the outcome of which will be communicated to the applicants accordingly.

Applicants should ensure that they provide correct personal e-mail address and cell-phone numbers as the outcome of their applications will be communicated through such media.

For any enquiries, kindly contact the School of Graduate Studies Admissions office at telephone numbers (00267) - 3552960/2861/4712/4690/2862; or email: sogras@ub.ac.bw

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