University Of Cape Town Get Smarter
University Of Cape Town Get Smarter, If you’re ready to start a new learning journey and equip yourself with the practical and relevant skills to successfully advance your career, browse our full short course portfolio now to find a course that suits your career path.
Welcome To Your UCT Online Campus | The Online Learning Experience
Wondering what contributes to our 90%+ online short course completion rate? At the heart of the GetSmarter online learning experience, lies a virtual classroom that makes it possible for students to experience prompt response, personalised engagement, and proactive support on their online learning journey. Our approach to online learning puts the student at the centre of all learning experiences.
Step into your Online Campus
Experience an easy-to-navigate platform, designed to mirror the academic excellence available to on-campus students at the world’s leading universities. You’ll use this platform to interact with your Head Tutor, Success Manager and classmates; study and engage with your interactive course content, and upload your weekly assignments.
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Here’s how the Online Campus makes online learning easy:
- Each module is facilitated by industry experts, guiding you through lectures and interviews on the most industry-relevant topics for the course you’ve signed up to
- By having an online classroom, you’re able to enjoy the flexibility of online learning without worrying about carrying heavy textbooks and assignments around with you
- You receive personalised, people-mediated support via the online campus, motivating you through your online learning journey and ensuring you get through your weekly assignments.
You can look forward to an online education experience tailored specifically for the adult working learner. By allowing for deep learning in a structured timeframe, regular opportunities within a year to start studying, no travel considerations, and a manageable workload each week, you’re afforded the flexibility and convenience you need to learn and advance.
Getsmarter is a leading company offering online learning to busy professionals. The company was formed in Cape Town in 2008 and the first university they worked with was the University of Cape Town – UCT. Today they also work with the University of Stellenbosch, London School of Economics and Political Science, Harvard, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and University of Chicago.
The courses that Getsmarter offer have been developed by academics at leading universities. They use a ‘high touch’ methodology to help their students finish their courses. They claim that they achieve an 88% completion rate on their courses.
All the work is conducted online and all learners have a tutor who will assist them if they have any problems. They are now owned by 2U.