Application & Admissions - Key Dates
Dates & Deadlines
The university operates on a clearly structured academic calendar. Missing any of these deadlines will definitely impact your progress negatively, so please check below for dates and deadlines that apply to you.
Application submission deadlines (no late applications will be considered):
- For study in 2021, applications closed in 2020. Applications for study in 2022 have opened, and close end August for research degrees, and end September for degrees based on coursework.
- For international applicants - you are advised to submit your application by 31 August (for reasons of visa applications)
- There is no second semester intake in postgraduate programmes in Law, so all coursework applicants must have applied by 30 September
- For more details contact Clare Richfield
University Term Dates
Updated UCT calendar information is available here: https://www.uct.ac.za/main/calendar/academic-calendar
Dates are intermittently updated, so please check back regularly.