University Of Cape Town (UCT) Prospectus pdf Download
Choosing your tertiary institution and selecting your degree programme may well be two of the most important decisions you will ever make. We are so pleased that
you are interested in enrolling at the University o Cape Town (UCT).
This publication contains all the information you need to choose an academic programme within one of our six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law and Science.
This prospectus is a guide for school-leavers and others who are interested in studying for a first qualification at the University of Cape Town. It introduces you to life at UCT, describing the campus and detailing the services and facilities we provide for students.
Details of all undergraduate programmes offered are provided. We recommend that you also visit
the websites of faculties and departments in which you may be interested.
To help you understand the contents of this prospectus, we list below some of the terms that we
use in this prospectus and what we mean by these terms.
Admission Points Score (APS): This is a score calculated from your secondary school performance. View the calculation formulae in this prospectus.
Admissions selection criteria: We use these to select whom we will accept to study at UCT. First, we decide who has met the (minimum) admission requirements.
Then, we apply the admissions selection criteria for the programme concerned.
Applicant: A person who applies to study for a degree, diploma or certificate. Once you register at UCT, you become a student.
Application fee: This is the fee required as part of your application. It is non-refundable,
even if your application is unsuccessful.
Applicant number: An alpha-numeric ‘number’ will be allocated to you to identify and track your application.
It normally consists of the first three consonants of your surname, and the first three characters of your first name, followed by a three digit number.
It is important that you quote this number in any subsequent correspondence that you have with us.
Applicant status: Once you have submitted your application, you may monitor the progress of your application online by logging into Student Self-Service with the username and password we provide you after application.
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