For Application Forms:

Prospective students apply online; the application process is managed by the Wits Student Enrolment Centre, Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House.

Submit a Postgraduate online application on

Upload application documents on

(Academic degree, transcript, certificate, Curriculum Vitae, reference letters and letter of motivation)

A non-refundable application fee of R200 can be paid once your application has been submitted. You will receive an email notification with payment instructions. Please also upload proof of payment.

If you would like to be considered for Wits Postgraduate Merit Scholarships, apply through the Student Self-service portal.

Degree Codes

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (PGDA) in Applied Drama- AXA00

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Drama Method in partnership with the Wits School of Education- HX000

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities & Social Contexts- AHA00

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Drama Therapy- AHA00

Master of Arts in Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities & Social Contexts- ACA00

Master of Arts in Drama Therapy- ACA00

Master of Arts in Dramatic Art (Dissertation and Creative Research)- ARA08

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-Dissertation and Creative Work- ADA02

Closing Dates

Closing dates for the applications for Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Masters, and PhD:

  • October 2020 for 2021 intake (International applicants)
  • November 2020 for 2021 intake (South African citizens)


For assistance with the application process, email the Programme Manager (Student Recruitment, Welfare & Scholarships)

  • Email:
  • Office: 1703, University Corner Building, Braamfontein, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Phone: +27 (0)11 717 4783