University of Cape Town (UCT)

Welcome to the University of Cape Town institution page! UCT is ranked as the number 1 university in Africa and is well-known throughout the world. They have 6 campuses throughout Cape Town, with the main campus sitting on the foot of Table Mountain. They are home to the Ikeys, their successful varsity rugby team.

Application Date:

31 July 2019 

Application Fees:

  • R100 (SA citizen)
  • R300 (International citizens out of the SADC region)

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Open Days

General Open Day: 4 May 2019
Time: 10am – 3pm
Venue: Upper Campus

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at UCT ranges anywhere from R30 000 to R80 000.

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Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is only available to undergraduate applicants.  Postgraduates need to apply online. 

You can post your application to:

The Admissions Office
University of Cape Town
Bremner Building Lower Campus
South Africa

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to UCT here


The university offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science

They also have a Graduate School of Business (GSB) and a Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED)

View the UCT prospectus here.

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope.


  • 2020 Prospectus [DOWNLOAD]
  • Fees Structure [VIEW]
  • Undergraduate Admissions Requirements [DOWNLOAD]
  • Postgraduate Studies at UCT [DOWNLOAD]
  • UCT Student Housing [VIEW]


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 021 650 2128

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
University Avenue
Upper Campus
University of Cape Town