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UCT-approved online short courses with GetSmarter

The University of Cape Town partners with premier online education company GetSmarter to offer both online qualifications and industry-aligned online short courses.

GetSmarter understands there’s more to online education than simply making content available to you on a website. Their online education philosophy brings pedagogy (the art and science of learning), technology, and people together to provide you with a meaningful and interactive learning experience. Visit for more information.

The extensive portfolio of UCT-approved online short courses are designed to meet the current needs of professionals working in a variety of sectors:

Advance your career

Invest in your professional development and gain the credibility and recognition you need to secure successful career advancement.

Earn a recognised certificate

Access industry-relevant course material and enhance your CV with a certificate backed by UCT.

Maintain a work-life balance

Online distance learning: anytime, anywhere. Practically apply newly-acquired skills and expertise in the workplace and advance your career in your chosen industry.

"I thoroughly enjoyed learning online. It allowed me to further my studies in my own time and wherever I wanted to."
– Kyle Goate, UCT Effective People Management short course, past learner

General enquiries

  • For further information contact:
  • 021 447 7565

GetSmarter HQ

  • 2nd Floor Deneb House
  • 368 c/o Browning and Main Road
  • Observatory
  • Cape Town
  • 7925
  • South Africa