COTA 2023 Intake

By | December 7, 2022

College Of The Arts (COTA) Namibia 2023 Application Intake

Are you applying to the College of the Arts next year 2023?

The College of The Arts (COTA) 2023 application has been announced and the application forms for the 2023 academic year are available below.

In an official statement from the admission team, the management of the College of The Arts (COTA) released the 2023 application forms which can be obtained from the main campus or downloaded online using the provided links below.

New students can start with their application for the year 2023 starting November 01, 2022, to January 31, 2023.

Visit this page often for updates on the 2023 COTA intake.

2023 COTA Programmes on Offer

– Diploma in Television Production

– Diploma in Radio Production

– Diploma in Performing Arts

– Diploma in Music (Music Technology)

– Diploma in New Media Design

– Diploma in Fashion Design

– Diploma in Visual Arts

General Tuition Programmes on Offer


– Violin

– Brass

– Clarinet

– Sax

– Oboe

– Singing

– Music Theory

– Jazz Piano

– Guitar (Light & Bass)

– Electrionic Keyboard

– Drumkit & Percussion

– Classical & Modern Singing

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– Ballet & Contemporary Dance

– Drama

– Visual Arts & Ceramics

Admission Guidelines


The application forms for the general tuition and diploma courses are available at the main campus and KCAC campus.

Complete the application form in full and return it to the College of the Arts, P.O Box 2963 Windhoek Namibia or email to


  1. Download the PDF form (not available at the moment)
  2. Fill in the form by hand, scan and send together required documents to
  3. Alternatively send the documents to COTA, PoBox 2963, Windhoek
  4. Alternatively, hand in the form at either COTA Town Campus, or COTA Katutura Campus (KCAC)
  5. N$ 100 application fee payable (revisable).

Below are the minimum entry requirements for new applicants which won’t be different from the upcoming intake.



Grade 12/NSSCO (ordinary level), 23 Points, C in English or mature age entry 23 years + 3 years proven experience


Grade 12/NSSCO (ordinary level), 23 Points, C in English or mature age entry 23 years + 3 years proven experience


Grade 12/NSSCO (ordinary level), 23 Points, E in English or mature age entry 23 years + 3 years proven experience


Grade 12/NSSCO (ordinary level), 23 Points, D in English or mature age entry 23 years + 3 years proven experience

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Grade 12/NSSCO (ordinary level), 23 Points, C in English or mature age entry 23 years + 3 years proven experience

Grade 5 (e.g. Trinity, ABRSM, UNISA) in any instrument and Grade 3 (e.g. Trinity, ABRSM, UNISA) or equivalent knowledge in Music Theory

FD, VA, Music, Dance, and Drama: In extraordinary circumstances, applications can be accepted from persons over 19 years of age who demonstrate exceptional potential.

Candidates that do not meet the above requirements will be allowed to access the Bridging programme to qualify for a Diploma in the following year.


This form serves as an APPLICATION FOR SELECTION into the Diploma Courses. All applicants will be informed by SMS or telephonically about the start of the selection procedure. Please submit all applications as a hard copy at COTA Town Campus or KCAC Campus, in Windhoek.

COTA Application Fees 2023

N$ 100 application fee is applicable, to be paid cash when submitting. Only applications with proof of payment will be considered.

Application forms from outside Windhoek can be sent to the PoBox 2963, Windhoek (successful selected candidates will pay the N$
100 application fee upon Registration).


This form must be completed in FULL and all questions must be answered in BLOCK CAPITAL letters. This application must be accompanied by certified copies of Academic Records and of your passport or National Identity Document.

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Please attach a passport photo in the space provided for (upper right-hand side corner, front page). Students with foreign qualifications must ensure that qualifications are evaluated by NQA prior to submission.

Application deadlineJanuary 31, 2023

Contact Information

P O Box 2963 Windhoek Namibia

41 Fidel Castro St., Windhoek Namibia

Tel.: +264 (0)61 37 4100 / 27 7341 / 27 7330

Fax.: +264(0)61 22 9007 / 277310