We 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
2019 first semester applications opened on 1 August and closed on 30 November 2018.
2019 second semester applications opened on 7 January 2019 and close 30 April 2019.
2020 first semester applications open on 5 August 2019 and close on 31 October 2019.
2020 second semester applications open on 13 January 2020 and close on 30 April 2020.