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About University of Cape Town UCT Faculty of Humanities
With close to 6000 students, the Faculty of Humanities is the second largest faculty at the University of Cape Town. 75% of our student population is at undergraduate level. The Faculty comprises 16 vibrant academic departments located in three main clusters: the Arts, the Social Sciences and the Performing and Creative Arts. Common to all is a focus on the human condition, in all its dimensions.
With four SARChI Research Chairs, one Mellon Research Chair as well as 86 new and renewed NRF-rated researchers, UCT Faculty of Humanities enjoys a strong tradition in interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our academics equip students with skills that are crucial for engaging with the material and non-material aspects of being human. We produce exceptional graduates who possess imagination, insight, mental agility and analytical skills. We prepare young people for a variety of career paths in the public and private sectors, in the media space, in the NGO sector and in research and academia.
Geographically our academic departments are housed on four UCT campuses, one in the city centre and three in Rondebosch. Hiddingh Campus is in the heart of Cape Town on the site of UCT’s predecessor, The South African College, and houses the Michaelis School of Fine Art; the Drama Department and The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA). The majority of our academic departments are located on Upper Campus, while the School of Dance and the South African College of Music are located on Lower Campus.
UCT Faculty of Humanities Courses
Check all the courses offered at the University of Cape Town under the Faculty of Humanities for the current academic year.
The Faculty of Humanities offers a wide variety of programmes in the Arts; Social Sciences and the Performing and Creative Arts. These include:
A. General Degrees
- Bachelor of Arts [BA]
- Bachelor of Social Sciences [BSocSci]
B. Structured Degrees
- Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art [BA9FA)]
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance [BA (TP)]
- Bachelor of Music [BMus]
- Bachelor of Social Science in Philosophy, Politics and Economics [BSocSc(PPE)]
- Bachelor of Social Work [(BSW)]
C. Extended Degrees
D. Degree Specialisations
- Bachelor of Arts specialising in Film and Media Production [BA]
- Diploma in Theatre and Performance [DTP]
- Diploma in Music Performance [DMP]
F. Higher Certificates
Higher Certificate in Adult and Community Education and Training
|Bachelor of Arts majors
|Bachelor of Social Science majors
|Majors offered through other faculties**
|African Languages & Literatures
Arabic Language & Literature
Film & Television Studies
Hebrew Language & Literature
Media & Writing
Theatre & Dance Studies
Visual and Art History
Politics and Governance
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental & Geographical Science
Ocean & Atmosphere Science
|Structured Degrees in the Humanities
|Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art [BA(FA)]
|Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance [BA(T&P)]
|Bachelor of Music [BMus]
|Bachelor of Social Science in Philosophy, Politics and Economics [BSocSc(PPE)]
|Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]
UCT Faculty of Humanities Applications & Admissions
University of Cape Town, UCT under the Faculty of Humanities offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses. UCT admission to all courses will be done online through the University of Cape Town, UCT online application portal. Further, the aspirants have to apply online in order to secure admission at the UCT Faculty of Humanities, the details of the UCT admissions procedure and online application are available here: UCT Faculty of Humanities Admissions and online application.
UCT Faculty of Humanities contact details
Humanities Undergraduate Office
For queries relating to Humanities Undergraduate Admissions or student administration, please contact us using the below details. If you are a UCT graduate and require copies of your academic transcript, please contact the UCT Student Records office.
(021) 650 2717
Humanities Postgraduate Office
Please visit our postgraduate web pages for information pertaining to the following: admissions, registration, academic supervision for postgraduate students in the Humanities. If you are a UCT graduate and require copies of your academic transcript, please contact the UCT Student Records office.
(021) 650 5079
The Dean’s Office
(021) 650 3059
Communication, Marketing and Alumni Office
(021) 650 4358
(021) 686 9840
Beattie Building, University Avenue
University of Cape Town
UCT Faculty of Humanities
University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3
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University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Humanities Website
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