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General queries

In order to streamline queries please take a moment to read the following information to determine whether your question may be answered.

Please note:

  • The academic year runs from February to November.
  • The University of Cape Town does not offer part-time study or distance study for undergraduate Engineering & the Built Environment degrees.
  • Students should bring their ID document or passport for registration.


2022 NSC Entrance Requirements

2022 International Entrance Requirements

Please Note: for admission in 2022 - the NBTs are not required.

  • You may apply online. In order to apply online you will need a working email address and your South African identity number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.
  • Applications close on 31 August (year previous to study) for South African Residents and Citizens, and for International applicants.

Applying to Architecture

Information for prospective architecture applicants.

Application Status

Check your application status online or follow the directions on your letter from the admissions office in order to log onto the web and determine your application status. Should you not have received your log-in and password, you may also use your names and birth date.


Should you be considering sponsoring students in Engineering & the Built Environment, please email Mary Hilton or phone +27 021 6504108 for details on the procedure.
Should you wish to advertise bursaries to Engineering & Built Environment students, please email Mary Hilton.


View information on undergraduate degree funding.
View information on postgraduate degree funding.

Employment/Looking for Graduates

Please email the Career Services or telephone +27 021 650 5325.

Academic Transcripts/Verification of Degrees/Proof of Degree in English

Please email the Student Records Office or phone +27 021 650 5092.


See the UCT website for general information on graduation.


View information on postgraduate studies and how to apply for degrees in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment.

For the Masters in Project Management please contact Mareldia Fagodien or phone: +27 021 650 5753.

Other postgraduate queries can be directed to Khanyisa Tivaringe or phone: +27 021 650 3860.


See the fees section on the UCT website for information on fees, or send an email.

Student Housing

Student housing and residence life information are available on the UCT website.

Should the above not cover your query please email ebe-faculty@uct.ac.za or telephone on +27 021 650 2699.