Post Grad short videos
Here are some short videos of postgraduate students in the department speaking about their research groups and their postgraduate journeys.
Avishek 
Eniola 
Many&Malcolm 
Melissa 
Some research groups in the department
Here is some helpful information about a few of the research groups in the department as well as a summary of the honours courses. Be sure to follow the links for detailed and up to date information.
Mathematics
 Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science www.dmtcs.uct.ac.za
 Topology and Algebra https://sites.google.com/site/topolalgeb/home
Applied Mathematics
 CERECAM: Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics http://www.cerecam.uct.ac.za/
 Cosmology and Relativity Group
 QGaSlab: The Laboratory for Quantum Gravity and Strings https://sites.google.com/site/qgaslab/home
 MARAM: Marine Resource Assesment and Management Group http://www.maram.uct.ac.za/
 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Group http://math_research.uct.ac.za/~hskokos/
There are many more research areas in the department. The list of staff on the UCT maths website gives the research interests of each member of staff. See http://www.math.uct.ac.za/staffpermanentacademic, http://www.math.uct.ac.za/stafftemporaryacademic and http://www. math.uct.ac.za/staffhonorary.
Honours
http://www.mamhonours.uct.ac.za/
One year of study with coursework and a project with a supervisor. It is either Honours in Mathematics (MAM4000W) or Honours in Applied Mathematics (MAM4001W). A certain number of modules have to be taken. Maths modules can be taken in the Applied Maths course and viceversa. Some modules can also be taken in different departments. A reading module can also be taken. See the website for detailed information.
Some modules offered (subject to change) :


How to apply and admissions requirements:
http://www.mamhonours.uct.ac.za/applying
 • Admissions Requirements:
  For Mathematics, at least 65% for MAM3000W; an average of all Maths courses in undergrad should be at least 65%
  For Applied Mathematics, 65% for MAM3040W; an average of all Maths courses in undergrad should be at least 65%
 • Applying :
  You must send an email to Tanya Hannival (tanya.hannival@uct.ac.za) stating which course you’re applying for and you must also apply to UCT as a postgrad student
  Make sure to check the website for the details on applying and also on financial aid