UCT Faculty of Science Admission Requirements 2022-2023

UCT Faculty of Science Admission Requirements 2022-2023

UCT Faculty of Science Admission Requirements – see details below:

University of Cape Town Faculty of Science Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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.

Click here to visit any of the admission criteria stated below:

Admission criteria for those writing the NSC examinations
Admission criteria for those writing other International Board Examinations
Admission criteria for those wishing to transfer from another institution

University of Cape Town Faculty of Science Postgraduate Admission Requirements

In brief, the admission requirements that must be met in order to register for a postgraduate degree in the Science Faculty are as follows:

Honours degree: 
A candidate entering an Honours degree must generally have a BSc degree in the discipline in which he or she proposes to proceed to Honours.

Master’s degree: 
A candidate entering a Master’s degree must have a BSc (Honours) degree or four-year undergraduate equivalent (i.e. a four-year degree post-South African National Senior Certificate equivalent, which includes a research project).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):
A candidate entering the PhD must have a Master’s degree.