HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR MCOM DEVELOPMENT FINANCE APPLICATION

Ready to start your MCOM Development Finance application? This is what you need to know about applying for this programme at the UCT GSB. 

Once you have submitted the enquiry form, you will receive an email containing your unique Pre-application Portal Link(Please keep your URL private and somewhere safe. This way, you can leave and return to the pre-application portal whenever you need to - and you won’t lose your progress. You can also refer to the email we sent you, and click on the link at the bottom to get back.)

This is an important first step before your application begins, to ensure confirmation of the correct email address, and guide you through the application process. 

Each step of the process will be clearly indicated on the portal, with specific instructions for what to submit.

NB: PLEASE REVIEW ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS BEFORE STARTING YOUR APPLICATION

STEP 1: START YOUR JOURNEY WITH THE UCT GSB

Submit your information online, using the unique portal URL we email you, after you enquire or choose to apply on our site. This allows us to get to know you and gives you the opportunity to gather all your information in one place. You can leave and return as you need to before making your final submission.

This section will include:

  • Education background
  • Work History
  • Three Motivation Essays - Specific instructions, and a template, will be provided on motivations screen of the pre-application portal. 
    • What is your motivation for applying for the programme?
    • How will this programme help you in achieving your vision and goals for your future? 
    • Why have you decided on UCT GSB for your application and what are your expectations for your GSB experience?
  • Evaluator Forms - You will provide details of two people who will provide a reference in support of your application
  • Applicants whose mother tongue is not English will be required to produce a TOEFL certificate to verify fluency in English.


STEP 2: SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO UCT CENTRAL ADMISSIONS, ONLINE

Once you’ve completed step 1 above, you will complete and submit your application to UCT central admissions, to create your official student record. 

For this step, you will be required to submit certified copies of:

  • your identity documents 
  • CV
  • Certifications
  • Transcripts (if non-UCT) 
  • 3 motivation essays 

The UCT GSB Admissions team will receive notification once this step is completed.

STEP 3: CONFIRM YOUR DOCUMENT UPLOADS WITH THE UCT GSB

In this step, please confirm your document uploads from step #2 above by uploading them again via your unique UCT GSB pre-application link.

This will allow the UCT GSB admissions administration team (who are currently working remotely due to operational disruptions caused by COVID-19) to process your application faster and more efficiently, and helps to ensure that your application submission is complete and accurate.

STEP 4: PAY THE APPLICATION FEE

Pay your administration fee in order to cover the administrative costs of your application.

Citizens of all African countriesR1 850 (One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty Rand)
Applicants from all other countriesUS$ 300 (Three Hundred US Dollars)


Please note: Your application fee is non-refundable. 

BENEFICIARYUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN - GSB Account No. 9
BANKStandard Bank SA Ltd.
BRANCHRondebosch, Western Cape
ACCOUNT072953004
SWIFT CODE (FOR INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS)SBZAZAJJ
GSB REFERENCE NUMBER FORMATGSB/Surname/FirstName-OR-UCT student number
STEP 5: RETAIN YOUR HARD COPIES

All documents submitted in support of your application must be verified for authenticity. This is usually done by submitting hard copies of your documents but due to the current remote-working situation on campus we ask all applications to retain their hardcopies and keep them safe. 

You may be requested to supply these in future, but please do not send any hard copy documentation to the UCT GSB Breakwater campus unless specifically requested to do so.

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