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Learn online with Africa's number one University

Join over 30,000 ambitious working professionals who’ve already invested in growing their careers with online short courses and postgraduate programmes from the University of Cape Town and GetSmarter.
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The GetSmarter Approach to Online Learning Design

Our unprecedented 94.7% course completion rate is the result of a considered, constructive approach to facilitating the kind of career-focused skills development our students desire.
Benefit 1

World-class course content

We partner with top-tier Universities to create dynamic, industry-relevant online short courses.

Benefit 2

An immersive Virtual Learning Environment

Your course materials are accessible 24/7 via our collaborative online learning platform.

Benefit 3

Meaningful, expert mentorship

Throughout your course, you’re learning from and engaging with an authority in your field.

Benefit 4

Personalised,
proactive support

Your dedicated Course Coach makes it easy for you to maintain your learning momentum.

How does it work?

Take this backstage tour of our Virtual Learning Environment and find out more about how our courses are presented online:

Learner testimonials

Thousands of busy working professionals have advanced their careers with a part-time short course through GetSmarter - hear what they had to say about learning online with us.

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