UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTSWe are accepting applications for admission in 2020 until 31 July for all undergraduate programmes.
Applicants who need financial assistance must submit their applications on the NSFAS online application system. All applications close on 30 November 2019. NSFAS applications must be completed at http://www.nsfas.org.za/content/how-to-apply.html.
Postgraduate programmes containing coursework mostly close on 31 October, with the exception of a few programmes and faculties which start to close from May onward. Please refer to the 2020 Directions for Postgraduate Applicants for the relevant closing dates.
Applications for research-only postgraduate programmes do not close. Please select the year in which you wish to start your programme when applying.
SEMESTER STUDY ABROAD (SSA) APPLICANTS
The SSA programme is offered to international students who are registered at their home university and plan to study abroad at UCT for a semester or two. Upon completion of the UCT semester course-load, the credits can be transferred to their degree at their home university. SSA credits do not count toward a UCT qualification.
SSA closing dates for 2019 and 2020 admission
Founded in 1829, UCT has a proud tradition of academic excellence and effecting social change and development through its pioneering scholarship, faculty and students. UCT’s reputation for excellence is underpinned by its distinctive research, led by its distinguished faculty, many of whom are world-leaders in their field. UCT has amplified their reach by offering online short courses for the global audience.