2024 University of Cape Town Application
Applications for admission in 2024 are open, and close, for all programmes, on 30 September 2024.
Applicants who need financial assistance must submit their applications on the NSFAS online application system. Applications close on 30 November 2024. Applications must be completed at http://nsfas.org.za/content/howtoapply.html
Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October 2024. Please refer to the 2024 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 currently registered at their home university and who wish to undertake a semester at UCT. Upon completion of the semester abroad, the credits can be transferred to their programme at their home university. SSA credits do not count toward a UCT qualification.
Closing dates for 2024 admission
2024 second semester applications open 8 January and close 30 April 2024.
first semester applications close 15 November 2024.
For further information, visit the Semester Study Abroad webpage.
Please submit your application as soon as possible after starting the online application.