University Of Johannesburg Distance Learning Courses

University Of Johannesburg Distance Learning Courses, welcome to the UJ’s Short Learning Programme and Continuing Professional Development site.


Our online programmes are carefully designed to make earning a university qualification possible. Reach your personal education goals or advance your professional career with one of our accredited online qualifications. With six start dates per year, no travel required, and a pay-per-module approach, our format gives you, as a first-time student or working professional, a convenient and accelerated opportunity to develop valuable leadership skills across a variety of industries and public services.


  • Online Advanced Diploma in School Leadership and Management
  • Online Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy
  • Online MBA
  • Online Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Leadership and Management
  • Online Advanced Diploma in People Performance Management
  • Online Master of Public Health
  • Online Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  • Online Advanced Diploma in Logistics
  • Online Advanced Diploma in Transportation Management
  • Online Master of Education in Educational Management
  • Online Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets
  • Online Master of Education in Information and Communication Technology

Online Application Process:

Short Learning Programmes can only be applied for online.

Please note the following:

• No application fee will be charged for online applications.

• If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database.

This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

A first-time applicant must follow the steps below to apply online:

Step 1: Go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply  (click here) and select online web application.

Step 2: Thereafter select First-Time Applicant. Read the instructions and scroll down to the online application link.

Step 3: Thereafter complete your biographical information, which will lead you to receiving a student number.

Please keep an eye on the UJ webpage to see if there are any changes to the instructions for applying online.

The University will inform you, in writing, should your application be successful