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 Sciences:
Admission to our undergraduate degree programme depends on a number of criteria and whether or not an applicant has previously studied at a tertiary institution.
The links below provide an overview of admission criteria for those writing the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC), for those writing International Board Examinations, and those who are wishing to transfer from another tertiary institution to UCT.
Admission criteria for those writing the NSC examinations
Admission criteria for those writing other International Board Examinations
Admission criteria for those wishing to transfer from another institution