University of Cape Town Online Application 2025/2026

University of Cape Town Online Application 2025/2026

University of Cape Town Online Application 2025/2026 – UCT Online Application for Admission in 2025


Applications for undergraduate admission in 2025 are closed. Unfortunately, we cannot consider late applications.

Applicants who need financial assistance must submit their applications on the NSFAS Online Application System. Applications are open and are scheduled to close on 30 November 2020. Applications must be completed at


Most postgraduate programmes containing coursework close on 31 October, with the exception of a few programmes and faculties which start to close from May onward. Please refer to the the 2025 Directions for Postgraduate Applicants for the closing dates applicable to you.

Applications for research-only postgraduate programmes do not close. Please select the year in which you wish to start your programme when applying.


The SSA programme is offered to international students who are pursuing a degree elsewhere and plan to study abroad at UCT for a semester or two for the purposes of international credit mobility. Upon completion of the UCT semester course-load, the credits can be transferred to their degree at their home university. SSA credits do not count toward a UCT qualification.

SSA application cycle:

First semester (which runs from late January to mid-June): applications open in the first week of August and close on 31 October of the preceding year.

Second semester (which runs from early July to late November): applications open in the second week of January and close on 30 April of the same year.

For further information, visit Semester Study Abroad.

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