UWC Postgraduate Online Application 2025/2026

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UWC Postgraduate Online Application 2025/2026

UWC Postgraduate Online Application 2025/2026

The University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) online postgraduate application portal is now open for applications for the upcoming academic year 2025/2026! Prospective students can submit their applications from May 13th, 2024 to September 30th, 2024.

The University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) online postgraduate application site is now open for the academic year 2025/2026! That’s right, aspiring postgrads can now apply from May 13th, 2024 to September 30th, 2024. That gives you a generous 140 days to prepare your application and secure your spot at this esteemed institution.

But the news gets even better! The UWC website is your one-stop shop for everything postgraduate admissions. You’ll find clear and concise information on:

  • How to apply: Dive into the step-by-step guide to ensure a smooth and complete application.
  • Admissions requirements: Understand what qualifications and documents you’ll need to submit for your chosen program.
  • Application fees: Get the details on fees and any applicable payment methods.
  • Registration dates and deadlines: Stay on top of important dates to avoid missing out.

What it means to be a postgraduate Applicant:

A student who has completed an undergraduate degree-level course at a college or university and is pursuing additional study at a more advanced level is known as a postgraduate.

Opening and closing Dates for Application: Postgraduate applicants are reminded to complete the online application form and submit all required documents by no later than 30 September (30 August for School of Government postgraduate degrees). Applicants who do not submit the required documents will be viewed as having an incomplete application and will not be considered for selection purposes. The University will not be held responsible for such incomplete applications

Application Fee: All potential applicants will have access to the online site to submit their applications after May 13, 2024. There is no charge for this. Administrative or application fees are not levied by the University of the Western Cape.

Prospective Postgraduate applicants must possess the following documents

  • Certified copy of identification document
  • Certified copy of Passport (International Applicants only)
  • Official Academic Transcripts/record of results  (All applicants)
  • Certified copies of degree certificates (All applicants)
  • SAQA Evaluation Certificate (International Applicants only)
  • Short Curriculum Vitae (CV) (All applicants)
  • One-page letter of motivation (All applicants)
  • Short research intention (Master and Doctoral applicants only)

How to Apply for Admission

Click on the following links to the needful within the stipulated timeline

  • Prospective postgraduate applicants must visit the official website @http://student.uwc.ac.za/
  • on the application portal and select ‘ New Application” if they are applying for the first time.
  • If you are returning to complete or correct your application, click on the Edit Application
  • Click on the Green button to accept the terms and conditions before you can proceed
  • A new page opens, and to begin with your application. There are 10 steps to complete depending on the options you select
  • A “*” next to a field denotes mandatory information.
  • Only applications that have ACCEPTED the terms and conditions of the University Western Cape will be valid
  • Provide your details including your ID details to generate your student Number.
  • Click on the submit button to submit your details
  • An email will be sent to the given email address which contains the student number
  • Applicant should choose two study programmes.
  • CLICK HERE to apply for your SECOND CHOICE
  • CLICK HERE to SUBMIT DOCUMENTS (no emailed documents will be accepted)

Postal Address

  • University of the Western Cape
  • Private Bag X17
  • Bellville 7535
  • Republic of South Africa

Telephone Number: +27 21 959 3900

Email Address: info@uwc.ac.za

For more information about the University of Western Cape, browse the official page

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