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Postgraduate Application Guidelines

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Postgraduate Applications

Apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation and processing time of your application, application fees & tuition payment, travel and accommodation arrangements (if applicable).

Late applications may be accepted and processed, but the University cannot guarantee that a decision will be made in time for admitted applicants to make the necessary arrangements to start their studies at BIUST.

  • Familiarise yourself with the content and career prospects of the programme you are interested in BEFORE you apply for admission.
  • Check that the programme and the course offered by the relevant academic department will meet your academic objectives.
  • Please view the relevant department/programme here for further information.
  • Some programmes have specific application requirements and/or an additional application process.

Please READ CAREFULLY. To ensure that your application is processed efficiently, it is essential that we can accurately interpret the information you provide, particularly your name, contact details, email and postal address details. All sections in the application form must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be processed. All application forms must be received by the closing date.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all documents are attached upon submission of the application form. Submit a copy of your Senior Secondary School Certificate, Diploma, A-Levels etc, and transcript (where applicable) with the Application Form. Official result slips may be accepted at first in lieu of a certificate. However, a copy of the certificate should be submitted as soon as it is available. Applicants with certificates written in a language other than English must attach a certified official English translation.


Change of Names/Surnames: Kindly provide proof of change of name(s) if your School Certificates and/or other official documents bear different names. The onus is on the applicant to submit all required documents with the application form. Any application form that does not have all the required documents will not be processed.

Applicants must submit the following where applicable:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Full application fee or proof of application fee payment receipt
  3. A copy of the senior secondary school certificate or equivalent, accompanied (if not in English) by a certified official English translation
  4. Certified copies of additional official documents (e. post-school certificate, transcript, professional registration certificates, certifying letters from examining bodies, proof of change of name, etc) where appropriate.

Selection Procedure: The Enrolment and Admissions Office will review and process all applications immediately after the closing date.

Return the completed application form to the Admissions Office at:

Botswana International University of Science and Technology
Private Bag 16

Once you have submitted your application form you will be issued with an acknowledgement letter. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions for any query at the following number +267 4931480/81/89 or email


Prospective postgraduate students apply by submitting the following:

  1. completed postgraduate application – PGS 010- “Application for Postgraduate Studies”
  2. motivation letter
  3. relevant certified certificates and transcripts (which have to indicate the CGPA) 
  4. certified copy of ID.

 Prospects applying for PhD apply by submitting a research proposal, relevant certificates and transcripts.

Applying for a postgraduate course online is easy, simply click. Most courses don’t have fixed application deadlines.