University of Cape TownOverview

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa’s oldest university. UCT was established in 1829 as the South African College, a high school for boys but has since evolved to become one of the top universities in the country. The University is currently structured as a non-profit public higher education institution and is one of Africa’s leading teaching and research institution.

UCT offers courses and programs leading to education degrees including Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at UCT.

General Information

University Name: University of Cape Town
Nickname: UCT
Year Established: 1829
University Motto: Spes Bona (Good Hope)
Country Rank: 1
World Rank: 148
Academic Calendar: Semesters
Law School: Yes, University of Cape Town – Faculty of Law
Other Faculties: Yes
Accreditation: UCT is accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training in South Africa.
Library Collection: Yes, University of Cape Town Libraries
Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Not Reported
Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees, Masters degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
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