2019 University of Cape Town Application

By | May 3, 2018

2019 University of Cape Town Application



Applications for admission in 2019 are open, and close, for all programmes, on 30 September 2018.

Applicants who need financial assistance must submit their applications on the NSFAS online application system. Applications close on 30 November 2018. Applications must be completed at http://nsfas.org.za/content/howtoapply.html


Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October 2018. Please refer to the 2019 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.


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 2018 and 2019 admission

2018 second semester applications open 8 January and close 30 April 2018.
2019 first semester applications close 15 November 2018.

For further information, visit the Semester Study Abroad webpage.

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