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For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Step 1: Choose a qualification
Mastering the technology required to send a satellite into space, saving lives with your specialised knowledge of emergency medical care or designing a fashion collection – the sky is the limit when it comes to choosing a course of study at CPUT.
We offer more than 70 career-focused courses. The documents and links below will help you choose the course that’s right for you.
- Faculty Handbooks contain detailed information about each faculty and course.
- The Online Prospectus will show you all our courses, their subjects, and their estimated cost.
- 2018 List of Qualifications
Business and Management Sciences
Health and Wellness Sciences
Informatics and Design
The Admission Requirements leaflet contains the admission requirements for all the courses presented at CPUT, as well as general admission information, qualification structures, and details about where each course is presented. Prospective students are encouraged to check the requirements of the course they want to study before applying.
View the Admission Requirements for 2019
Additional admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application. Applications without the additional requirements will not be considered.
Design and Architecture
Students applying for Architectural Technology, Interior Design, Visual Communication Design, Fashion, Jewellery Design and Manufacture and Product Design must submit a portfolio with their application and complete the biographical and cover page documents.
- Portfolio Requirements
- Biographical Document
- Cover Page
Film and Video Technology
Students who wish to apply for Film and Video Technology must submit a letter of motivation with their application.
- Letter of motivation
Students who wish to apply for the National Diploma Optical Dispensing must complete a separate questionnaire along with the application.
- Optical dispensing questionnaire
Students who wish to apply for Radiography must complete a separate questionnaire along with their application.
- Radiography cover letter
- Radiography questionnaire
A student who wishes to apply for Somatology must complete a biographical questionnaire and must have a medical report completed by a medical practitioner. Both these documents must be submitted with their application.
- Biographical questionnaire
- Medical report
Tourism and Events Management
Students who wish to apply for Tourism and Event Management must submit a motivational letter with their application.
- Motivational letter
Students who wish to apply for Sport Management must submit a questionnaire with their application.
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
First-time applicants and current CPUT postgraduate students
IMPORTANT: Prospective postgraduate students for full thesis studies must first identify a research topic and supervisor before applying.
Acceptance is dependent on a supervisor being available for a specific field of study – you should consult with the department before submitting your application.
Be sure to include the following information when communicating with the department.
• Student number (if known)
• Proposed Qualification
• Proposed field of Research
• Possible supervisor (if known)
For information on the fields/ areas of study and supervisors click here.
To start the Application process go to: http://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply
- International postgraduate studies, Postgraduate 2019 application form PDF.
Postgraduate Admission Requirements
M & D Full Research is 15 March 2019 for both National and International applicants.
RETURNING higher degree (Master’s and Doctoral) and structured Master’s degree candidates must register by 6 March each year.
Guide to postgraduate studies
Find out more about postgraduate studies at CPUT on the Centre for Postgraduate Studies webpage.
The fees for 2019 reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.