Study on Affordable Tuition at Cape Town University, South Africa

Cape Town University has a proud tradition of  academic excellence and effecting social change through its pioneering scholarships, amazing faculty and students.It is also renowed for its striking beauty with its campus located at the foot of Table Mountains Devil’s peak with amazing views of Cape Town. Also tuition fees are quite affordable for international students.

UCT is in a vibrant cosmopolitan city with students and faculty coming from more than 100 countries.The University also has connections and partnerships with leading companies and organizations around Africa and the world.

Accepted students also have the chance to hone their leadership skills by participating in more than 100 clubs and societies on campus.

Eligibility Requirements

-Applicants should be aged 18 years and above. Also you should be in good standing in your school.

-Possess a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.Note that GPA’s under 3.0 will be considered on a case by case basis.Usually for a GPA under 3.0 might be required to submit further documents.

Application Requirements

Apply online. Ensure applications ar turned in on or before the deadline.You might be required to make non refundable deposit before your application is processed.

-Official transcripts from the institutions you have attended.

-Digital headshot photo: Upload a passport style headshot in JPEG format.

Additional Requirements

Recommendation Letter

There is no length on this. But the recommendation must include an accurate and objective opinion of the applicant’s academic ability to undertake university course work in a foreign country.

Personal Essay

Although there is no length requirement, the essay must address your GPA, any particular academic challenges faced, reasons you chose this IES Abroad program, and how it fits into your academic career.

Tuition Fees

International students should budget roughly roughly $10,000 to $15,000 per year for undergraduate tuition fees.

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    1. Hi Victoria, for information on how to apply for a phd program in political science in UCT, please contact the department of humanities on this number: Telephone: ​(021) 650 2691 or use this page to submit a question. Goodluck

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