General FAQ’s

Where can I study?

We offer our courses on the following campuses:

  • Cape Town: 1st Floor, Sunclare building, 21 Dreyer Street, Claremont
  • Durban: 3rd Floor, 199-203 Peter Mokaba Road, Morningside
  • Johannesburg: 1st Floor, 1 Sixty Jan Smuts, 160 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank
  • Pretoria: 1st Floor, North Block, Brookfield Office Park, 261 Middel Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk
  • Online (for certain qualifications)

Are you accredited?

All our qualifications are accredited by the Council on Higher Education and are registered by the South African Qualifications Authority. SACAP itself is registered by the Department of Higher Education. Furthermore, our 4 Year BPsych degree is endorsed by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

When do applications close for 2019?

The good news is that SACAP has 3 intakes per year so that students can start their studies in any one of our terms, starting in February, May and September. That said, space is limited so rather register sooner than later to avoid disappointment.

What time and when are the classes?

Class times vary depending on the particular module and the overall timetable for each campus. Most modules have more than one day and time option depending on student numbers.

How far in advance should I apply for a course?

While submitting an application does not grant automatic entry, we do work on a first come first served basis – so we encourage prospective students to apply as early as possible to secure their place in the programme of their choice. The good news is that SACAP has 3 intakes a year so students can start their studies in any one of our 3 terms, which start in February, May and September.

Do you provide me with accommodation?

We don’t offer any accommodation however, we do have accommodation partners. Upon request, your Admissions Officer will provide you with these details.

What are the minimum requirements?

The minimum requirements for admissions is a National Senior Certificate with a minimum of 45% in English. However, each qualification has its own minimum requirement. You can find out more about the requirements here.

How can I apply?

You can request an application form through our Enquiry form or by emailing us on

Am I supervised during Work Integrated Learning?

Yes, as a Work Integrated Learning student you’ll be supervised by a qualified, experienced and professional practitioner appointed by SACAP, as well as an onsite supervisor at your placement. Supervision provides students with insight, guidance and support to cope effectively with the realities and challenges of Work Integrated Learning. Supervision takes place both individually and in group sessions.

What is Work Integrated Learning? What does it include?

Work Integrated Learning is a comprehensive and practical placement within an organisational setting. It’s a distinctive feature of a SACAP qualification and most SACAP qualifications include a Work Inegrated Learning component. It is an invaluable opportunity to integrate all the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired in the classroom and apply them in a real-world setting under supervision. This means that you can graduate confident and work-ready. Read More.

What is ‘MySACAP’?

‘MySACAP’ is our online learning management system. Each SACAP student has a unique user access that lets them access learning materials, readings and resources, and interact with fellow students and educators.

Where can I get my textbooks?

You can buy your textbooks from any academic textbook supplier. Our preferred stocklist is Protea Bookshop. Textbooks can also be purchased on campus at the start of each term.

How many students are there in each class?

We keep our classes deliberately small. On average you can expect between 15-20 students with a maximum intake of 25. After all, an intimate and interactive classroom setting is a distinctive feature of SACAP’s teaching and learning environment and our educational philosophy.