Admission to our undergraduate degree programme depends on a number of criteria and whether or not an applicant has previously studied at a tertiary institution.  

The links below provide an overview of admission criteria for those writing the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC), for those writing International Board Examinations, and those who are wishing to transfer from another tertiary institution to UCT. 

Guidelines for Admission to the Science Faculty in 2023

UCT Undergraduate Prospectus:  Admission 2023

Page last updated 23 August 2022