University of Cape Town (UCT) Online Application


UCT Application Form – Courses, Fee, Closing Dates, Admission Requirements

University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Form: The UCT application form is available online for download. Candidates can apply for multiple programmes /courses through a single application form or online application form.

Candidates need to ensure that they have copies of their statement and other documents such as ID required to fill the application form of UCT University. Scroll below to know more about application form of UCT.

Applications Open:  TBC

Applications Close: 31 July

University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Form : Important Dates:

  • Applications for admission are open, and close, for all programmes, on 30 September
  • Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October


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
c/o Bremner Building Lower Campus
South Africa

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.


Step 5:  Find Funding.

You may apply online. In order to apply online you will need a working email address and your South African identity number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.

Undergraduate and postgraduate applications from South Africa and the SADC regionR100
Undergraduate and postgraduate applications from outside the SADC regionR300
GSB applications from South Africa and African citizens/residentsR1250
GSB applications from outside of AfricaUS$250

The appropriate application fees reflected below should accompany all applications:

University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Form : Application Fees


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)

13 thoughts on “University of Cape Town (UCT) Online Application”

  1. Good morning,

    I would like to do PHD from ICT for 2020 on distance. This would be in education & training department. It must be on distance or online.

  2. Good afternoon. I am willing to study at UCT next year 2021 for a Bachelor’s degree in Astrophysics and i have a great passion in Astronomy.

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