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.

Our courses

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

 

Admission requirements

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 2018

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. 

Photography

Film and Video Technology

Students who wish to apply for Film and Video Technology must submit a letter of motivation with their application.

Optical dispensing

Students who wish to apply for the National Diploma Optical Dispensing must complete a separate questionnaire along with application.

Public relations and Communication management

Students who wish to apply for Public relations management must complete a portfolio with their application.

Radiography

Students who wish to apply for Radiography must complete a separate questionnaire along with their application.

Somatology

Student who wish 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.

Tourism and Events Management

Students who wish to apply for Tourism and Event Management must submit a motivational letter with their application.

Sport Management

Students who wish to apply for Sport Management must submit a questionnaire with their application.

Open Day

Our annual Open Day takes place in May and provides visitors with first-hand information about our various courses.