Course Information and Fees

BTech: ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY baccalaureus technologiae


BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

A person achieving this qualification will be a competent Senior Architectural Technologist/Practitioner who can conduct relevant applied research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology and/or design and/or management in the public and/or private sectors or specialised fields within built environment.

Graduates can register as professional architectural technologists in training with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession - SACAP. SACAP. After two years of candidacy a professional practice exam is written, leading to registration as a profesional who may work independently.

Career Opportunities
There are three routes that a diploma graduate can follow. One is to apply for the Mtech: Architectural Technology. , secondly a graduate could apply at a traditional university for further studies and the third is to enter the professional workplace as professional senior architectural technologist, as described above.

The senior architectural technologist is responsible for the application of construction technology in the design process. The main activities associated with this field are the production of drawings, detailing, presentation of drawings, model making, site supervision and monitoring, and liaison with clients, engineers, municipalities, quantity surveyors and contractors. Entrepreneurial skills and experience enable the senior architectural technologist to competently handle small to medium size work independently.

Admission requirements


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.

Additional admission requirements


For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
17090 ZAR
Total number of subjects to obtain the B Tech degree: 5

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years


The part time programme fees are equivalent to the full-time programme, per subject, over 2 years.

In addition, there is a R 3000 online support levy payable by part time students, per year.

The subjects are as follows:

THD400S (part time group)
URD400S (part time group)

AES400S (part time group)

Course is offered on Cape Town Campus. Media City Building

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Thandiswa Madadasana
Telephone: 021 440 2237
Fax: -

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2017 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.