Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Follow our 7-step application procedure.
There are four ways to get an application form.
No, we don’t currently offer online applications.
We have more than 70 courses across six faculties, visit our faculty pages for more information on these courses.
If you are unsure about what you want to study, you can contact the Department of Student Counselling for career assessment and advice.
View the Admission requirements.
Yes, you can. But you must apply with your National Senior Certificate and with an academic record from the college where you studied.
If you are still in Grade 12, your marks obtained in Grade 11 together with your most recent Grade 12 marks must be submitted.
If you have finished school, you must submit a certified copy of your National Senior Certificate.
Some courses require students to complete a portfolio, questionnaire or essay. Check the application form and the additional admission requirements.
Some course require students to write an NBT (National Benchmark Test).
International applicants have a number of requirements they must meet. Contact the Office of International Affairs.
You can submit your application form and accompanying documents in two ways:
- Forms can be hand-delivered at the campus where the programme is offered. The venues of offering of all courses are outlined in the application form.
- Forms can also be posted to the Admissions Office at the campus where the programme is offered.
To be accepted, you must at least meet the minimum admission requirements. To better your chances, make sure that you exceed the minimum requirements.
We receive thousands of applications, so it may be a while before you will hear back from us.
You can track your application online at: https://www.cput.ac.za/study/track
You can also contact the Admissions office at email@example.com or call any of the following numbers:
Tel: +27 21 959 6393
Tel: +27 21 959 6270
Tel: +27 21 959 6072
Tel: +27 21 460 3393
Tel: +27 21 460 3373
Tel: +27 21 460 8353
You will receive a letter from us stating that you are provisionally accepted. You will only be fully accepted once you have submitted your final matric marks and they meet the requirements. If you have not been accepted, you will also get a letter from us.
Fees differ depending on the course you want to study and the classes you take. On our website you can get a fees estimate.
You can only apply for a bursary from CPUT once you have been registered for your course. Contact the Financial Aid Office.
You can apply for residence when you apply to study.
|Courses/ applicants||Closing date|
|Architectural Technology||31 July|
|International applicants||31 August|
|South African applicants, including Design||30 September|
Yes! The Disability Unit offers support services for students with disabilities.