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Applications for the M Phil Programme

Admission requirements
Students must have graduated (minimum of 65% GPA) with either:

  1. An Honours degree or equivalent in literature, fine arts, philosophy and / or social sciences, or
  2. A relevant Honours degree (or equivalent) that has given them a background in the creative and performing arts, sciences, planning, engineering, economics, education, or law. 

The UCT online application can be found at

Please include with your official UCT application the following documents in addition:

  • CV
  • a transcript
  • a cover letter describing why you wish to study in this area
  • a 750-1000-word description of a research interest or specific project that links with Environmental Humanities South
  • ‚Äčthe names of three referees together with their telephone numbers and email addresses.

Applications will be evaluated competitively by a selection committee.