University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences how to Apply or Admission Procedure

University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences how to Apply or Admission Procedure

Forms & instructions

Download the non-linked forms listed below from the central forms repository.

New Protocol Applications

  • New protocol application and submission instructions for researchers (fhs013hlp)
  • New protocol application form – Section A (FHS013)
  • Applicants for databases, registries or repositories should only fill out form (FHS020)
  • New Undergraduate student research protocol application form (FHS021)
  • Preparing a Synopsis: Section B – Pointers for Researchers (FHS014)
  • Preparing the Research Protocol Section C – Pointers for Researchers (FHS015hlp)
  • Research Protocol Section C (FHS015)
  • Eligibility for Expedited Review of US Federally-funded Research – Pointers for Researchers[Download]
  • New Protocol Applications – Pointers for Reviewers [Download]
  • Application form to conduct research at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital[Download]

Requirements for research in minors <18 years of age (Form A)

Informed Consent – (Please also see Standard Operating Procedures)

  • H3Africa Guidelines for Informed Consent [Download]


  • UCT’s No Fault Insurance – Master Certificate [Download]
  • University of Cape Town – South Africa – Amended Master Policy – 6 March 2017[Download]
  • Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) for the Protection of Human Subjects [Download]
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) Registration

Accessing Staff or Students for research purposes

  • Research Access to students (DSA 100)
  • Access to UCT Staff for Research Purposes (HR194 & HR190)

Active Protocols

  • Preparing an amendment – Pointers for researchers (FHS006hlp)
  • Notice of HREC Amendment Requirements [Download]
  • Protocol amendment form (FHS006)
  • Amendment form- study staff (FHS007)
  • Preparing an Internal Adverse Event or Unanticipated Problem report – Pointers for researchers(FHS008hlp)
  • Internal Adverse Event or Unanticipated Problem reporting form (FHS008)
  • Reporting form for safety information (FHS009)
  • Study closure report (FHS010)
  • Final Report – for Record Reviews/Audits/Collection of Biological Specimens/Repositories/Databases/Registries (FHS019)
  • Study exceptions and study deviations – pointers for researchers (FHS011hlp)
  • Study deviation form (FHS011)
  • Study exception form (FHS012)

Continuing Review (Annual Progress Reports)

  • Annual progress report – Pointers for researchers (FHS016hlp)
  • Annual Progress Report (FHS016)
  • Annual progress Report (FHS017) for Record Reviews/Audits/Collection of Biological Specimens/Repositories/Databases/Registries

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