University of Cape Town UCT Online Application 2018 – 2019

University of Cape Town UCT Online Application 2018 – 2019

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTSApplications for admission in 2018 are closed, and no late applications are accepted.


Applicants who need financial assistance must submit their applications on the NSFAS online application system. Applications close on 30 November 2017. Applications must be completed at


Postgraduate programmes containing coursework mostly closed on 31 October, with the exception of a few programmes. Please refer to the Directions for Postgraduate Applicants 2018 Admission 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.


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 2017 and 2018 admission
2017 applications are closed.
2018 first semester applications are closed.
2018 second semester applications open 8 January and close 30 April 2018.
For further information, visit the Semester Study Abroad webpage.

Please submit your application as soon as possible after starting the online application.

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