Complete Faculty of Humanities Course Handbook
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Accounting, Acting, African Studies, Afrikaans, Ancient Greek, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Chinese, Classics, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dance, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Ethics, Film Studies, Finance, French, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, Hebrew, History, Italian, Latin, Legal Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Radio - Television - Film, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, Theater, Women's and Gender Studies, Xhosa, Zulu
Taught In English
Hours & Credits
If you would like to see a full list of course offerings in the Faculty of Humanities, download the UCT course list PDF document by following this link:
Once you have downloaded the PDF, scroll down to its table of contents. There you will find a list of departments within the Faculty of Humanities. The list links to various sections of the document, all of which contain full course descriptions; course entry requirements (pre-requisites), a course outline, assessments (grading evaluation), NQF credits (18 NQF = 3 U.S. semester credits), and semester availability (S = Fall, F = Spring and W = Full academic year).
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.