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Course Information and Fees

BTech: CHEMISTRY (No new intake for 2020. (Returning students only) baccalaureus technologiae

CHEMISTRY (No new intake for 2020. (Returning students only)

BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

Graduates of this course are able to devise and apply specialised strategies and relevant management principles in quality control (QC) and research and development (R&D). They work as chemists, supervising technicians and technologists in chemical product and process development, and quality control.

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities exist in chemical laboratories and production or sales environments. Industries such as petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, mining, metallurgy and educational institutions employ graduates from this course.

Opportunities exist for graduates to pursue further educational qualifications. Graduates may apply for full membership of SACI (South African Chemical Institute) and professional registration as national science technologists with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP).

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

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
20440 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year (Bellville Campus)

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years (Bellville Campus)

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mrs Dawn Petersen (Administrative Assistant – Bellville)
Telephone: +27 21 959 8443
Fax: -
Email: petersendr@cput.ac.za

Contact: Mrs Louise van Wyk (Faculty Office)
Telephone: +27 21 959 6818
Fax: -
Email: vanwykl@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2021 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.