International applicants (including SADC applicants)

Applicants who are citizens of countries other than South Africa should contact the International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) for more information.

Application Procedure

Applicants must follow these steps:

  1. Follow the UCT application procedure (available here), and complete the relevant application forms. Closing dates for undergraduate applications may be viewed on the above website.
  2. Ascertain whether they meet our admission criteria. Please see the Admission Requirements section of the Humanities Faculty website.
  3. If you want to find out about entrance tests (AL and QL/AQL), which you may be required to take, please see the National Benchmark Tests site.
  4. Please also read about fees and the fee structure, as well as financial aid.