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Applicants are required to submit the following to be considered into the Honours Programme:

  1. Departmental application Form + attach a full CV (including copies of  academic transcripts​) 
  2. UCT Online application Form (please read the relevant information if you are a foreign student
  3. A motivation letter (+/- 500 words) explaining why you are interested in doing the Honours degree.
  4. Students who have completed their degree elsewhere are required to submit a passport sized photograph with their application
  5. Students who have completed their degrees within the Oceanography Dept. should list the names of two members of staff who will act as referees 
  6. Deadline date for application is 30 September (each year)
  7. Applicants will be notified by the Faculty of the outcome of their application by 31 October (each year)


For queries, please contact the Honours course convener:   (Head of Dept.) Prof. Isabelle Ansorge

For more information on the Honours course, consult the SCIENCE FACULTY HANDBOOK 

Requirements for admission to postgraduate study, see the Postgraduate Hub

Once you have applied you can Check your Application Status (PG)