University of Cape Town - UCT


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The University of Cape Town, referred to as UCT, is South Africa's oldest university and has its main campus on the slopes of Table Mountain in Rondebosch. UCT has a proud tradition of academic excellence and is currently the top-rated university in Africa and one of the top-rated universities in the world. 


In addition to providing excellent teaching, the University of Cape Town (UCT) encourages students to build their leadership and service skills. Staff and students come from many different communities in South Africa, as well as more than 100 countries across Africa and the rest of the world.

UCT Faculties

The Graduate School of Business teaches the MBA degree as well as other postgrad courses, short courses and industry-specific development programmes, It is housed in a converted prison at the V&A Waterfront in central Cape Town.

University of Cape Town Campuses

  • Upper Campus - Rondebosch
  • Middle Campus - Rondebosch
  • Lower Campus - Rondebosch
  • Hiddingh Campus - Central Cape Town
  • Health Sciences Campus - Observatory
  • Breakwater Campus - V&A Waterfront

UCT Online Application

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.

University of Cape Town Fees

For the latest fees information, download the latest Fees Handbook from the handbooks page on the UCT website.

UCT Jammie Shuttle

The UCT Jammie Shuttle is the free bus service for all UCT students and staff. It has been renamed the UCT Shuttle service and links many of the UCT residences and campuses.

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Universities - Education Faculty - Engineering & the Built Environment Faculty - Health Sciences Faculty - Science Faculty - Commerce Faculty - Law Faculty - Humanities Faculty :
Qualification Types
Bachelors Degree
Honours Degree
Post Graduate Certificate
Post Graduate Diploma
Masters Degree
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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a lot of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even starting your own business. There are so many choices but we are here to help.


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