University of Cape Town
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's, certificate, diploma, professional qualification (3-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of class II, division 2.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 years of university education.
Documents required: Official transcript/academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted as a college in 1829; acquired official name in l918. Usual admission requirements: matriculation certificate (12 years of education) or certificate of exemption from the Joint Matriculation Board (JMB).
Most degrees, diplomas, and certificates can be awarded with "distinction" as a whole or in one or more subjects. 75% is required for subjects awarded with "distinction."
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's: 1-2 years after appropriate degree/diploma; usually by examination and dissertation; can be awarded with "distinction."
- Ph.D.: 3 year minimum following bachelor's degree.
Last updated: May 09, 2005