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Course Information and Fees

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doctor technologiae

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DTech: (doctor technologiae)

The purpose of this programme is to develop the competence to conduct independent research under minimal guidance in the field of civil engineering. Such research should contribute significantly to the body of knowledge through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge. The research problem, including its justification, process and outcome, is reported in a dissertation and in scientific publications that comply with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
A learner achieving this qualification will be competent to conduct research independently, and contribute to advanced and significant knowledge production in the field of Civil Engineering.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this programme follow a career in research and development in industry or may be employed at research institutes. They are also employed in teaching and research positions at Higher Education institutions.

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

Sixth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
14320 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum of two years

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mr S Makaluza - Research Administrator
Telephone: +27 21 460 3055
Fax: N/A
Email: makaluzas@cput.ac.za

Contact: Ms. H. Van Zyl
Telephone: +27 21 959 6650
Fax: +27 21 959 6660
Email: vanzylh@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.