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1. Link to the Online UCT Application Form:The preferable way to make an application to UCT is via the online application form.It is very important that you select the Academic Development degree programme when you apply in order to make a direct application to the EDU Commerce. C

2. Commerce Faculty Admissions Requirements:The Commerce faculty has specific entry requirements which applicants completing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) matriculation must meet in order to be accepted, see link below. Particular attention must be paid to the following:

  • English Home Language (HL) - 60%
  • English First Additional Language (FAL) - 50%
  • Mathematics - 60% [70% required for Computer Science and 80% required for Actuarial Science]
  • It is compulsory for all applicants to write ALL THREE of the National Benchmark Tests: Academic Literacy (AL), Quantitative Literacy (QL) and Mathematics - See more information at

3. University of Cape Town ProspectusThe University of Cape Town has a number of other degrees which are on offer when considering a second choice during the application process. Have a look at the UCT undergraduate prospectus for more information: