Becoming an ERC student

Thank you for your interest in the Energy Research Centre.

Please read carefully through the programme outline, degree streams and courses offered, “how to apply and important dates” pages.

The  process to follow is to apply online at the University of Cape Town’s Central Admissions System, as you would for any application to UCT. Once you have done so, please forward your application and accompanying documentation ( see admissions requirements) to  Please read the UCT, EBE and ERC postgrad pages carefully before contacting the ERC. We receive a very high volume of requests for information, most of which is available online. We cannot respond to all queries.

The Postgraduate Office at UCT is a very useful resource for postgrad applicants and students, with information on Faculties, funding, application processes and the like: