UCT Postgraduate Applications 2022/2023 | How to Apply

Are you looking for information on how to apply for the UCT Postgraduate Applications 2022/2023? The information you need has been included in this post which includes: how to apply, when to apply, Prospectus, application deadline, student housing and Funding For GBS Postgraduate students.

UCT Postgraduate Applications 2022/2023Postgraduate Applicants

Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October 2022, with the exception of a few programmes and faculties which start to close from May onward. Please refer to the 2022 Directions for Postgraduate Applicants for the closing dates applicable to you.

How to Apply Online

There is nothing complicated about the UCT Postgraduate Applications 2022/2023. Just follow the simple steps below and you will be fine.

Step 1: Click here to begin

Step 2: Select the year you are applying for and then click continue

Step 3: create an account

Step 4: proceed to uploading relevant documents.

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

NOTE: Supported internet browsers are Internet Explorer 11, Firefox (version 60 and higher), Edge (version 42 and higher) and Chrome (version 69 and higher). Unsupported browsers are not fully compatible and may prevent you from completing and/or submitting your online application.

Enquires Regarding Applications

If you need assistance completing your application or advice on which program to choose. Please contact the following:

  • Admissions-pg@uct.ac.za,
  • Tel: (021) 650-2128,
  • Email: admissions-pg@uct.ac.za

The Admissions Office is located on Level 4 of the Masingene Building on Middle Campus and will direct you to a faculty office or department for more information or advice if necessary.

Applications for Student Housing

Residential accommodation applications must be received by September 30, 2023. The application is a requirement for academic admission. Only students who apply for full-time study at UCT are considered for housing.

You may want to review the UCT prospectus for a better understanding of how student housing works at UCT.

Funding For South African Postgraduate students

Complete the Postgraduate Funding Application as part of your application for admission to UCT. Please refer to the Postgraduate Funding Office (PGFO) for details: website: www.students.uct.ac.za/students/fees-funding/postgraduate-degree-funding/applications-requirements. The closing dates for the different bursaries and scholarships differ, contact the PGFO for information on the closing dates.

Funding For International Postgraduate students

International and refugee students are eligible for a limited number of scholarships. Due to budgetary constraints, international and refugee student scholarships at UCT are not full-cost awards. Please secure enough financing from other sources. You must first apply for admission to UCT (http://applyonline.uct.ac.za) before applying for financing from the Postgraduate Funding Office.

Information and the Application Form for funding (10C) can be sourced from the Postgraduate Funding Office – or from the Office’s website: http://www.students.uct.ac.za/students/fees-funding/postgraduate-degree-funding/applications-requirements

Please return the completed Form 10C directly to the Postgraduate Centre and Funding Office.
Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Funding For GBS Postgraduate students

Postgraduate students can apply for financing through the Graduate School of Business. Visit http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/funding-scholarships for further information.

Application Fees

  • UCT students/graduates (unless applying at the GSB) nil
  • Postgraduate applications from South Africa and SADC region R100
  • Postgraduate applications from outside of the SADC region R300
  • GSB applications from African citizens/permanent residents R1750
  • GSB applications from outside of Africa US$300

For full details about the application fee, click here.

Applications Closing date

Visit the application closing dates page to get the relevant information you need.

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