UCT Admission Requirements for Commerce

Your admission to University of  Cape Town (UCT) is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements / APS for your chosen qualification. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may want to consider alternative qualifications or possibly, if you qualify, an extended programme (refer to the college admission requirements), enabling you to register for limited modules in your first year.

Here are the UCT Admission Requirements for Commerce:

Applicants need to write both of the National Benchmark Tests (Academic Literacy and Quantitative Literacy, and Mathematics) at the earliest opportunity. The results of these tests may lead to an early offer.
Offers will be based on the following:
  • Academic results from your NSC based on your percentage score for your top six subjects. Life Orientation is excluded from the calculation of your Faculty Points Score (FPS).
  • Performance in both of the National Benchmark Tests (AQL and MAT). A maximum of two attempts will be allowed. For further information about NBT dates and venues, please visit www.nbt.ac.za or call the NBT Helpline on 021 650 3523.
  • Performance in Mathematics and English in your final matric exam.
  • Your Grade 11 and Grade 12 final results.
The table below shows an example of how your FPS may be calculated:

For full details DOWNLOAD UCT 2019 Your Guide to Undergraduate Studies in Commerce