HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR DEVELOPMENT FINANCE APPLICATION

Now that you’ve decided to take the next step, this is what you need to know about applying for the MCom in Development Finance at the UCT GSB. 

STEP 1: START YOUR PRE-APPLICATION JOURNEY

Submit your information and documents online, using the unique portal URL we provide you with. This allows us to get to know you and gives you the opportunity to gather all your information and documents. The required information includes:

  • Updated CV
  • Three motivational essays. The topics include:
    • 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? 
  • Two evaluators forms. Approach two individuals who know you in a professional context, and who are not family members, to complete the confidential evaluator’s forms. 
STEP 2: SUBMIT YOUR UCT APPLICATION, ONLINE

You will be prompted to complete and submit your UCT online application here, once you’ve been through the pre-application portal.

STEP 3: PAY THE APPLICATION FEE
Citizens of all African countriesR1 650 (One Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Rand)
Applicants from all other countriesUS$ 285 (Two Hundred and Eighty-Five 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 4: SUBMIT YOUR HARD COPIES

Please courier or hand-deliver certified hard copies of your  passport or ID, non-UCT degree certificates and academic transcripts to GSB admissions at the Breakwater campus: 

GSB Admissions,
Breakwater Campus,
Portswood Road,
Green Point,
Cape Town,
8001

Note: No faxed or emailed copies of certified documents will be accepted, to ensure their safe and uncompromised arrival in hard-copy format, for verification.

STEP 5: CHECK YOUR STATUS WHILE YOU WAIT


To follow your application status, visit http://studentsonline.uct.ac.za

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