UCT Online Application 2024 Undergraduate

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UCT Online Application 2024 Undergraduate

UCT Online Application 2024 Undergraduate

UCT Online Application for Undergraduate portal opens on April 1, 2023, for all students that desire to enrol on the various undergraduate programmes offered at UCT. Interested students are welcome to the UCT Online through the Application portal for Undergraduate studies. The application process is simple and cordial, allowing interested students to apply from anywhere in the world. The application form is available on the official website of UCT.

UCT is a world-class institution of higher learning located in Cape Town, South Africa. UCT is consistently ranked among the top universities in Africa and the world.

UCT Undergraduate Faculties and Programs

UCT offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs across various qualifications, including Commerce, Humanities, Law, Science, and Engineering. UCT is known for its innovative and challenging academic programs that prepare students for successful careers and leadership roles in their chosen fields. Below is a list of courses offered and their various faculties;


  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy/Astrophysics
  • Biological Sciences (Applied Biology, Ecology and Evolution and Marine Biology)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science (Business Computing, Computer Engineering, Computer Games Development and Computer Science)
  • Environmental and Geographical Science
  • Geological Sciences
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (falls under Health Sciences)
  • Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology (Biochemistry and Genetics)
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Statistical Sciences ( Statistics, Applied Statistics and Mathematical Statistics)


  • African Languages and Literature
  • African Studies
  • Afrikaans and Netherlandic Programmes
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language & Literature
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gender studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hebrew Language & Literature
  • Historical Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Political Studies
  • Portuguese Studies
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Development and Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature


  • Engineering


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Economics
  • Finance and Tax
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Psychology


  • Law

Health Science

  • Audiology
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology

UCT Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Diploma Study

  • a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (Moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in 4 recognised NSC 20-credit subjects.

Bachelor’s Degree Study

  • a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) need to pass a minimum of 4 subjects at a rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in any four 20-credit NSC subjects.
  • a South African Senior Certificate needs matriculation endorsement.
  • non-South African school-leaving certificates must qualify for a matriculation exemption certificate.

Minimum language proficiency

South African Senior Certificate undergraduate applicants

  • South African Senior Certificate undergraduate applicants to UCT must have achieved a pass of 40% or more on the Higher Grade in English (First or Second Language) at the Senior Certificate level.
  • South African NSC undergraduate applicants to UCT, must have achieved a rating of 2 (Elementary Achievement, 30-40%) or better at the Home Language or First Additional Language level.

Required Documents

  • Contact details
  • An application fee
  • Secondary school details
  • Post-school activities
  • Tertiary education details
  • Housing application
  • Funding application
  • Parent/guardian and fee-payer details
  • examination results from Grade 11 until September of grade 12
  • Transferring students should submit all transcripts and academic records

UCT Application Online 2024-2025 Procedure

  • visit the UCT website via www.uct.ac.za
  • Select the “Apply to UCT” page.
  • Download the online application form
  • Complete the online application form with the required information
  • Upload certified copies of supportive documents such as; academic transcripts, a copy of your ID or passport, and proof of payment of the application fee etc.
  • Submit the completed application form along with supportive documents.

For more information visit the official website of UCT. Kindly leave a comment below in the comment section.