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Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered, Online Courses, Online Application and Faculties

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally acclaimed institution, it is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 students.

The university has six faculties offering a wide range of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Applied Sciences, Business, Education and Social Sciences, Engineering, Informatics and Design as well as Health and Wellness Sciences.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Faculties

  • Applied Sciences
  • Business and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health and Wellness Sciences
  • Informatics and Design

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Education

Diplomas and Degrees

FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING (FET)

  • NPDE: National Professional Diploma In Education : Fet
  • PGCE: Further Education And Training
  • BEd: Senior Phase & Fet Teaching

GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (GET)

Diploma: Education: Grade R

  • ACE: Multi-Grade / Multi-Age Teaching
  • BEd: Foundation Phase Teaching
  • BEd: Intermediate Phase Teaching

RESEARCH AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

  • BEd Hons: Honours In Teaching And Learning
  • MEd: Education
  • DEd: Education

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Applied Sciences

Diplomas and Degrees

AGRICULTURE

  • ND: Agricultural Management (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Agriculture: Crop Production (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Agriculture: Animal Production (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Agriculture: Viticulture & Oenology
  • Diploma: Agriculture
  • Diploma: Agricultural Management
  • BTech: Agriculture
  • MTech: Agriculture (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • M: Agriculture

CHEMISTRY

  • ND: Analytical Chemistry (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Analytical Chemistry (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • Diploma: Analytical Chemistry
  • Diploma: Analytical Chemistry (Extended)
  • BTech: Chemistry (Last Part Time Intake In 2017)
  • MTech: Chemistry (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • DTech: Chemistry (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • M: Applied Sciences In Chemistry
  • D: Chemistry

CONSUMER SCIENCES – FOOD AND NUTRITION

  • ND: Consumer Science: Food And Nutrition (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Consumer Science – Food & Nutrition (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • Diploma: Consumer Science In Food And Nutrition
  • Diploma: Cosumer Science In Food And Nutrition
  • Diploma: Cosumer Science In Food And Nutrition (Extended)
  • BTech: Consumer Science: Food And Nutrition
  • MTech: Consumer Science: Food And Nutrition (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • M: Cosumer Science In Food And Nutrition

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  • ND: Environmental Health
  • BTech: Environmental Health
  • DTech: Environmental Health

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Environmental Management
  • ND: Environmental Management (Extended)
  • BTech: Environmental Management
  • MTech: Environmental Management

FOOD TECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Food Technology
  • ND: Food Technology (Extended)
  • BTech: Food Technology
  • MTech: Food Technology

HORTICULTURE

  • ND: Horticulture (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Horticulture (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • Diploma: Horticulture
  • Diploma: Diploma In Horticulture (Extended)
  • BTech: Horticulture
  • MTech: Horticulture (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)

LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Landscape Technology (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Landscape Technology (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • Diploma: Landscape Architecture
  • Diploma: Landscape Architecture (Extended)

NATURE CONSERVATION

  • ND: Nature Conservation (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • Diploma: Nature Conservation
  • Diploma: Nature Conservation (Extended)
  • BTech: Nature Conservation
  • MTech: Nature Conservation (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • M: Master Of Conservation Science

OCEANOGRAPHY

  • ND: Oceanography (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Oceanography (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • BTech: Oceanography
  • MTech: Oceanography (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)

MATHEMATICAL TECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Mathematical Technology (Applied Science)
  • ND: Mathematical Technology (Business)
  • ND: Mathematical Technology (Chemical Industry)

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Biotechnology (No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only)
  • ND: Biotechnology (Extended) No New Intake For 2018. Returning Students Only
  • Diploma: Biotechnology (Extended)
  • Diploma: Biotechnology

MARINE SCIENCES

  • Diploma: Marine Sciences
  • Diploma: Marine Science (Extended)

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Business

Diplomas and Degrees

POSTGRADUATE BLOCK RELEASE PROGRAMMES (MTECH COURSE BASED)

  • MTech: Business Administration (course-based)
  • MTech: Business Administration in Project Management (course-based)
  • MTech: Business Information Systems (course based)
  • MTech: Human Resource Management (course-based)
  • MTech: Marketing (course based)
  • MTech: Public Management (course-based)
  • MTech: Tourism Management (course based)

ACCOUNTING

  • NHC: Accountancy
  • NHC: Accountancy (Extended)
  • ND: Accounting

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • BTech: Business Administration
  • MTech: Business Administration (Research-Based)
  • MTech: Business Administration (Course-Based)
  • MTech: Business Administration In Project Management (Course-Based)
  • MTech: Business Administration In Entrepreneurship (Research-Based)

COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

  • ND: Cost And Management Accounting
  • BTech: Cost And Management Accounting
  • MTech: Cost And Management Accounting

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • ND: Entrepreneurship (To Be Discontinued As Of 1 January 2018, And Replaced By Diploma In Entrepreneurship)
  • ND: Entrepreneurship (Extended)
  • Diploma: Entrepreneurship
  • BTech: Management In Entrepreneurship
  • MTech: Business Administration (Entrepreneurship)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • NHC: Financial Information Systems
  • ND: Financial Information Systems
  • BTech: Financial Information Systems
  • MTech: Business Information Systems (Research–Based)
  • MTech: Business Information Systems (Course Based)

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Hospitality Management: Accommodation
  • ND: Hospitality Management: Professional Cookery
  • ND: Hospitality Management: Food And Beverage
  • BTech: Hospitality Management
  • MTech: Food And Beverage Management

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Human Resource Management (To Be Discontinued As Of 1 January 2018, And Replaced By Diploma In Human Resource Management)
  • Diploma: Human Resource Managment
  • BTech: Human Resource Management
  • BTech: Human Resource Development
  • MTech: Human Resource Management (Research-Based)
  • MTech: Human Resource Management (Course-Based)
  • DTech: Human Resource Management

INTERNAL AUDITING

  • ND: Internal Auditing
  • BTech: Internal Auditing
  • MTech: Internal Auditing
  • DTech: Internal Auditing

MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Management (To Be Discontinued As Of 1 January 2018, And Replaced By Diploma In Management)
  • ND: Management (Extended)
  • Diploma: Managment
  • BTech: Management

MARKETING

  • ND: Marketing (To Be Discontinued As Of 1 January 2018, And Replaced By Diploma In Marketing)
  • ND: Marketing (Extended)
  • Diploma: Marketing
  • BTech: Marketing
  • MTech: Marketing (Research-Based)
  • MTech: Marketing (Course Based)
  • DTech: Marketing

OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Office Management And Technology
  • ND: Office Management And Technology (Extended)
  • BTech: Office Management And Technology
  • MTech: Office Management And Technology
  • DTech: Office Management And Technology

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • BTech: Project Management

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Public Management
  • ND: Public Management (Extended)
  • Diploma: Public Administration
  • BTech: Public Management
  • MTech: Public Management (Research-Based)
  • MTech: Public Management (Course-Based)
  • DTech: Public Management

RETAIL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Retail Business Management
  • BTech: Retail Business Management
  • MTech: Retail Business Management

SPORT MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Sport Management
  • ND: Sport Management (Extended)
  • BTech: Sport Management
  • MTech: Sport Management

TAXATION

  • BTech: Taxation

TOURISM MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Tourism Management
  • ND: Event Management
  • ND: Event Management (Extended)
  • BTech: Tourism Management
  • BTech: Tourism Management In Event Management
  • MTech: Tourism And Hospitality Management (Research-Based)
  • MTech: Tourism Management (Course Based)
  • DTech: Tourism And Hospitality Management

PRINTING, PLASTICS, PACKAGING

  • ND: Printing Management (To Be Discontinued As Of 1 January 2018, And Replaced By Diploma In Printing Management)
  • Diploma: Printing Management

REAL ESTATE

  • ND: Real Estate

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Operations Management

APPLIED LAW

  • B: Bachelor Of Paralegal Studies

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Engineering

Diplomas and Degrees

BUILDING

  • ND: Building
    (Phasing Out – Replaced By Diploma In Construction Starting In 2018)

NOTE; Only Students Who Have Previously Studied This Qualification Will Be Allowed To Register.

CLOTHING MANAGEMENT

  • NC: Clothing Management (Discontinued)
  • ND: Clothing Management

(Phasing Out – Replaced By Diploma In Clothing And Textile Technology Which Started In 2017).
Only Students Who Have Previously Studied This Qualification Will Be Allowed To Register.

  • Diploma: Clothing And Textile Technology
    (Phased In From 2017 – Replaced National Diploma: Clothing Management
  • Diploma: Clothing And Textile Technology (Extended)
    (Phased In From 2017 – Replaced National Diploma: Clothing Management (Extended)
  • BTech: Clothing Management

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

  • BTech: Construction Management
  • BTech: Construction Management (Facility Management)
  • BTech: Construction Management (Health And Safety)
  • MTech: Construction Management

ENGINEERING: CHEMICAL

  • ND: Engineering: Chemical
  • Diploma: Chemical Engineering
    (Phasing In From 2018 – Replacing National Diploma: Chemical Engineering)
  • Diploma: Diploma In Chemical Engineering (Extended)
    (Phasing In From 2018 – Replacing National Diploma: Chemical Engineering)
  • BTech: Engineering: Chemical
  • MTech: Engineering: Chemical
  • DTech: Engineering: Chemical
  • M: Master Of Engineering In Chemical Engineering
  • D: Doctor Of Engineering In Chemical Engineering

ENGINEERING: CIVIL

  • ND: Engineering: Civil
  • BTech: Engineering: Civil (Construction Management)
  • BTech: Engineering: Civil (Urban Engineering)
  • BTech: Engineering: Civil (Transportation)
  • BTech: Engineering: Civil (Water Engineering)
  • MTech: Engineering: Civil
  • DTech: Engineering: Civil

ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL

  • ND: Computer Systems
  • ND: Engineering: Electrical (Power Electronics Stream)
  • ND: Engineering: Electrical (Electronic Communications Stream)
  • ND: Engineering: Electrical (Industrial Electronics Stream)
  • ND: Engineering: Electrical (Control Systems Stream)
  • ND: Engineering: Electrical (Power Systems Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Power Electronics Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Computer Systems Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Power Systems Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Control Systems Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Industrial Electronics Stream)
  • BTech: Engineering: Electrical (Electronic Communication Stream)
  • MTech: Engineering: Electrical
  • MTech: Electrical Engineering (Coursework)
  • DTech: Engineering: Electrical
  • M: Master Of Engineering In Electrical Engineering

ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL

  • ND: Engineering: Mechanical
  • ND: Engineering: Mechanical: Mechatronics
  • Diploma: Mechanical Engineering
    Phasing In From 2018 – Replacing National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma: Mechanical Engineering (Extended)
    Phasing In From 2018 – Replacing National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering (Extended)
  • BTech: Engineering: Mechanical
  • BTech: Engineering: Mechanical (Mechatronics)
  • MTech: Engineering: Mechanical (Course-Based)
  • MTech: Engineering Mechanical (Research-Based)
  • DTech: Engineering: Mechanical
  • M: Master Of Engineering In Mechanical Engineering

MARITIME STUDIES

  • ND: Engineering: Mechanical: Marine Engineering
  • ND: Maritime Studies

INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

  • ND: Engineering: Industrial
  • BTech: Engineering: Industrial
  • BTech: Quality
  • MTech: Quality

QUANTITY SURVEYING

  • BTech: Quantity Surveying
  • MTech: Quantity Surveying

GEOMATICS (SURVEYING AND CARTOGRAPHY)

  • ND: Surveying
  • ND: Cartography (Gisc)
  • BTech: Cartography
  • BTech: Surveying
  • MTech: Cartography

TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY

  • ND: Textile Technology (Discontinued)
  • BTech: Textile Technology (Discontinued)

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Health and Wellness Sciences

Diplomas and Degrees

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

  • ND: Biomedical Technology (Existing Students)
  • ND: Biomedical Technology (Extended)
  • BTech: Biomedical Technology (Returning Students And Full-Time Applicants For 2018)

Btech Phase Out

  1. Cape Town: New Students Please Note Only Students Who Intend To Study Full-Time Will Be Admitted In 2018
  2.  Cape Town: Current And Returning Students This Category Of Students Have Up To 2020 To Complete Their Studies At Cput
  3.  Distance Programme: New Students No New Student Will Be Accepted Into The Btech Programme In 2018
  4.  Distance Programme: Current And Returning Students

2018 Will Be The Last Year Classes Will Be Offered Distance.

  • BHSc: Medical Laboratory Science
  • BHSc: Medical Laboratory Science (Extended)
  • MSc: Biomedical Technology
  • DTech: Biomedical Technology

DENTAL SCIENCES

  • NC: Dental Assisting
  • ND: Dental Technology
  • ND: Dental Technology (Extended)
  • BTech: Dental Technology
  • MTech: Dental Technology

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

  • Diploma: Emergency Care ( Please See Course Information Attached)
  • Diploma: Diploma In Emergency Medical Care
  • BTech: Emergency Medical Care > Course Discontinued As Of 2017 (Only Returning Students Will Be Allowed To Apply For 2018)
  • BEMC Bachelor Of Emergency Medical Care – ( Please See Course Information Attached)
  • BEMC Bachelor Of Emergency Medical Care (Extended) Please See Course Information Attached
    B: Bachelor Of Emergency Medical Care (Extended Curriculum Program)
  • MEMC: Master Of Emergency Medical Care

NURSING SCIENCES

  • BTech: Oncology (Nqf Level 7)
  • BTech: Occupational Health (Nqf Level 7)
  • BTech: Primary Health Care (Nqf Level 7)
  • BTech: Nursing Science (Nqf Level 8)
  • BTech: Nursing Science (Extended) Nqf Level 8
  • MTech: Nursing (Nqf Level 8)

OPHTHALMIC SCIENCES

  • ND: Optical Dispensing (Nqf Level 6)
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Cape Peninsula University of Technology Courses Offered – Informatics and Design

Diplomas and Degrees

  • Informatics and Design

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGEMENT

  • ND: Public Relations Management
  • BTech: Public Relations Management
  • MTech: Public Relations Management (Research Based)
  • MTech: Public Relations Management (Coursed Based)

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND INTERIOR DESIGN

  • Diploma: Diploma In Architectural Technology
  • Diploma: Diploma In Interior Design
  • BTech: Architectural Technology
  • MTech: Architectural Technology
    (Research Only Degree, Not For Professional Registration Purposes)

DESIGN

  • Diploma: Diploma In Product Design
  • BTech: Industrial Design
  • D: Doctor Of Applied Arts In Design

FASHION

  • Diploma: Diploma In Fashion
  • BTech: Fashion

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • BTech: Graphic Design

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  • HC: Information & Communication Technology
  • BTech: Information Technology
  • MTech: Information Technology
  • D: Doctor Of Information And Communication Technology
  • D: Doctor Of Philosophy In Informatics

INTERIOR DESIGN

  • BTech: Interior Design (Full Time)
  • BTech: Interior Design (Part Time)

JEWELLERY DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE

  • BTech: Jewellery Design And Manufacture

JOURNALISM

  • BTech: Journalism

MULTIMEDIA

  • BTech: Multimedia

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • BTech: Photography

SURFACE DESIGN

  • BTech: Surface Design

TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

  • Diploma: Diploma In Urban & Regional Planning
  • BTech: Town And Regional Planning
  • MTech: Town And Regional Planning

FILM AND VIDEO

  • Diploma: Film Production

POSTGRAD IN DESIGN
(Three Dimensional, Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Interior, Jewellery, Photography and Surface Design)

  • MTech: Design

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology Online Application

How to apply
You are now at the first step of your career – applying for admission.

There are two ways you can apply to CPUT:

  1. online via our website
  2. a paper-based form

Please note that Only the following category of applicants are eligible to apply manually (paper-based form).

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) candidates
  • Non South African Citizens (International applicants)
  • Non South African School Leaving Types applications

Need help?

Check out Frequently asked questions or contact us:

Call centre
Tel: +27 21 959 6767
Email: info@cput.ac.za

Admissions Office
Bellville Campus:
Tel: +27 21 959 6256
Tel: +27 21 959 6270

Cape Town Campus:
Tel: +27 21 460 3393
Tel: +27 21 460 3861

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