The University of Cape Town 2022/2023 Admission Requirements | Check your eligibility status. The University of Cape Town Admission Requirements serves as a guide to prospective students to check their eligibility status, get acquainted with the admission criteria, know the admission point score, application status, and the application deadline.
University of Cape Town Admission Requirements.
The admission requirements differ depending on what you want to study. The criteria for certificate courses, diplomas, and degrees are listed below:
Undergraduate Certificate Study;
To confirm eligibility for admission to undergraduate certificate study, applicants must consult the Admissions Office or the faculty concerned.
Undergraduate Diploma Study;
The minimum requirement for admission to undergraduate diploma study is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (Moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in 4 recognized NSC 20-credit subjects.
Bachelor’s Degree Study;
To be eligible for admission to degree study, applicants need to meet minimum requirements for eligibility:
- Applicants holding a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) need to pass a minimum of 4 subjects at a rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in any four 20-credit NSC subjects.
- Applicants holding a South African Senior Certificate need matriculation endorsement.
- Applicants holding non-South African school-leaving certificates must qualify for a matriculation exemption certificate. For more information please visit the website of the Matriculation Board HERE.