Unisa includes courses in education, law, accounting, economics and business. The school also has a College of Agricultural and Environmental Studies and a College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
The College of Accounting Sciences is divided into the School of Accountancy, the School of Applied Accountancy and the Centre for Accounting Studies. Subject offerings among these three branches include auditing, taxation and financial intelligence.
The College of Education is divided into the School of Educational Studies, the School of Teacher Education, the Centre for Continuous Professional Teacher and Community Education and Training, and the Teaching Practice Unit. Subjects in this college include Psychology of Education, Mathematics Education and Language Education, Arts and Culture.
The College of Law trains students in such areas as criminal law and jurisprudence, whereas the College of Economic and Management Sciences and the College of Business have courses that prepare graduates to compete in a global market.
Students interested in science and technology can sign up for courses at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Studies and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The former's offerings include agriculture and geography, whereas the latter includes courses in physics, chemistry and engineering.
Degrees at Unisa include undergraduate and honors degrees, undergraduate higher certificates and diplomas, postgraduate certificates and diplomas, master's and doctoral degrees and certificates from the school's Short Learning Programmes.