UCT Application 2021 is ongoing. See How to apply for University of Cape Town application 2021 online. Check the UCT online application portal for 2021 here.
The Management of the University of Cape Town (UCT) is accepting new applications from qualified applicants into Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in 2021 academic year. Forms will be available on the portal till the UCT closing date 2021.
UCT Online Application Procedures 2021
Here are the things to consider before you apply.
- You will need an email address to complete the application.
- South African applicants will need an ID number. Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
- Once you receive your student number from UCT, you will need to pay the application fee.
- Make sure your documents are scanned according to the directives.
We recommend that You review the UCT Prospectus 2021 so that You can understand this institution and How It works better.
UCT Application 2021
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;
- Go to UCT application page
- Enter your first name as shown in your ID/passport and other requested information to create your account
NOTE: SUPPORTED INTERNET BROWSERS ARE INTERNET EXPLORER 7 – 11 AS WELL AS FIREFOX, EDGE AND CHROME. UNSUPPORTED BROWSERS ARE NOT FULLY COMPATIBLE AND MAY PREVENT YOU FROM COMPLETING AND/OR SUBMITTING YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.
The account information should be noted as they will be needed in future
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NSFAS Student Funding 2021
The National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding applications are open. every interested student should apply online. The UCT NSFAS student funding will close on 1 August 2020.
Late and incomplete applications may be rejected.
UCT POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION 2021
The University of Cape town Postgraduate Application 2021 is expected to end on 31 October 2020.
Most postgraduate programmes containing 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 (which runs from late January to mid-June): applications open in the first week of August and close on 31 October of the preceding year.
Second semester (which runs from early July to late November): applications open in the second week of January and close on 30 April of the same year.
For further information, visit Semester Study Abroad.
UCT Application 2021 fees
The University of Cape Town Application 2021 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 2021
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.
UCT Requirements 2021
UCT general admission requirements
- Your admission to UCT is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.
- If you don’t meet these requirements, you may want to consider alternative qualifications or possibly, if you qualify, an extended programme, enabling you to register for limited modules in your first year.
- Students who completed Grade 12 at the ACE (Accelerated Christian Education) School of Tomorrow may no longer be accepted at UCT.
- Some UCT qualifications have limited spaces available. Meeting the general and / specific admission requirements for a qualification does not guarantee that you will be offered a space for the 2019 academic year.
UCT Closing Date for application 2021
It is profitable to know the exact closing dates for the institutions you want to apply to. Applying after the deadline may ruin your chances of getting admitted.
To check the date, Go to UCT Application Closing Date Page
Online vs Postage/Courier
Some universities use an online application system, while others only accept hard copies. Some offer both. Take this into account when starting the application process.
Exam Results for UCT Application 2021
Your Grade 11 marks are really important for your application. Some universities allow you to use your Matric June marks, so have these at hand!
Financial Aid for University of Cape Town Application 2021
If your family’s income falls below a certain bracket, you could qualify. This will be a separate form and you’ll need your parent or guardian’s payslip ready for proof.
Current Year’s Activity
If you’re in Matric, the university requires your school marks and school activity details. If you took a gap year they’ll need travelling or working details.
UCT Application Necessary Documents 2021
Below are what you will need before proceeding to the University of Cape town Application 2021.
- Certified copy of your ID
- Parent’s/guardian’s ID
- Exam results
- Proof of residence
- Most recent payslip NEVER sends the original documents.
Make Sure all Details are Correct
Fill in your application form slowly and double-check your details before submitting online. If you fill out a hardcopy, use a pencil before filling it out with a blue or black pen.
Pay the Application Fee
Make sure of the required amount, EFT it or pay it at the bank. Never post it. Send the university proof of payment if it’s required.
Signing the Declaration
Read through the form and make sure your details are all true and correct. You AND your parent/ guardian need to sign it.
UCT Application 2021 Acceptance
You will be sent a formal email or letter to inform you of your acceptance. Remember to continue working hard and pay the minimum initial payment by the due date.
Please Note*: For most institutions, you will have to write an NBT test, which will test your academic readiness. Make sure you check up with the institution you’re applying to whether or not you’ll need an NBT result for your application. Your NBT results are valid for 3 years (how cool?) and you only need to write the test once if you’re applying to more than one institution.
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