University of Cape Town Application for 2023 admission can either be processed online, gotten from the admissions office or PDF-downloaded from the official website and submitted physically to the admissions office.
University of Cape Town (UCT) online application for admission in 2023 is expected to open on 1 May and close on 31 August for the academic session.
- National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding applications open. You must apply online.
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UCT ONLINE APPLICATION 2022/2023
The University of Cape Town, UCT requests that prospective students submit their application for 2021 admissions as soon as possible before the closing date. To apply;
- Start with these steps to apply for UCT undergraduate admission online:
- Go to the application site to apply for both under/post-graduate
Applications for undergraduate study are open from 1 May until 31 August 2021. No late applications are possible.
For further information regarding the application cycle timeline, please see Key Dates.
National Benchmark Tests
Except for applicants to programmes in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, all undergraduate applicants who are normally resident in South Africa, or are doing their schooling in South Africa, must write the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs). If you wish to be considered for a conditional offer by the Faculty of Health Sciences, you must write the NBTs by 31 August 2021; if you write the NBTs after 31 August, you will only be considered for an offer in early 2023 after your final examination results are received. The final date to write the NBTs for admission to UCT is 2 October 2021.
Registration for the NBTs, which include the selection of a test mode, date and, where appropriate, a venue, must be completed online with the National Benchmark Test Project.
South African undergraduate applicants for need-based funding must submit their applications online to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).Please remember to submit your application as soon as possible after starting the online application.NOTE: Supported internet browsers are Internet Explorer 11, Firefox (version 60 and higher), Edge (version 42 and higher) and Chrome (version 69 and higher). Unsupported browsers are not fully compatible and may prevent you from completing and/or submitting your online application.
UCT Online Application 2024 for postgraduate ->>
Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October 2021, with the exception of a few programmes and faculties which start to close from May onward. Please refer to the 2023 Directions for Postgraduate Applicants or the Directions for 2023 Postgraduate Applicants for the closing dates applicable to you.
Applications for research-only postgraduate programmes do not close. Please select the year in which you wish to start your programme when applying.Please remember to submit your application as soon as possible after starting the online application.
The UCT application 2023 account information should be noted as it will be needed in the future.
However, candidates who do not have access to the internet can download the PDF of the application form. Guidelines on how the form will be filled and who it would be submitted to are explained in the PDF file available via the download link above.
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NSFAS Student Funding 2023
The National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding applications are open. every interested student should apply online.
UCT POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION
The University of Cape town Postgraduate application 2023 is expected to end on 31 October 2020.
Most postgraduate programmes contain coursework, with the exception of a few programmes and faculties that closes from May onward.
Check the 2021 Directions for Postgraduate Applicants for the closing dates applicable to you.
Applications for research-only postgraduate programmes do not close. Please select the year in which you wish to start your programme when applying.
UCT SEMESTER STUDY ABROAD (SSA) APPLICANTS
The SSA programme is offered to international students who are pursuing a degree elsewhere and plan to study abroad at UCT for a semester or two for the purposes of international credit mobility. 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 application cycle
First semester: UCT applications open in the first week of August and close on 31 October of the preceding year.
Second semester: applications open in the second week of January and close on 30 April of the same year.
UCT APPLICATION FORM FEES FOR 2023
The breakdown of the University of Cape Town application fees
- Applicants will need to pay R105 for online applications.
- Applicants applying via UCT for a TVET College can use a hardcopy application – the application fee for this is R160.
Submitting Results & Documents for UCT Application
When it comes to submitting your documents, you will need to ensure that your Grade 11 and the latest Grade 12 results are submitted. Failure to do this may result in delays with your application process. All the documents you attach will need to be certified copies of the originals.