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Course Information and Fees

BTech: SOMATOLOGY (Will be phased out by 2020 and this will be replaced by an Advanced Diploma in Somatology qualification in 2021) *do not use* baccalaureus technologiae

SOMATOLOGY (Will be phased out by 2020 and this will be replaced by an Advanced Diploma in Somatology qualification in 2021) *do not use*

BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

This programme will afford Somatology graduates the opportunity to advance their studies in the wellness sciences, allowing them to specialise in sought after wellness therapies, with the emphasis on scientific research methods.

Graduates will be equipped to apply advanced wellness therapies, will be able to manage or start up a business enterprise with proficiency, and have the capacity to undertake research projects in wellness sciences.

Career Opportunities
The programme encourages entrepreneurship and small business development. Professional somatologists will be able to work in health and skincare clinics, wellness spas and cruise liners, locally or internationally. Graduates can also become involved in wellness sciences research or pursue a career as a lecturer.

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):
20050 ZAR
Total number of subjects to obtain the B.tech degree: 5

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Minimum one year

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Faculty office
Telephone: +27 21 460 3176
Fax: +27 21 460 3217
Email: jacksonv@cput.ac.za

Contact: Ms M Germishuys
Telephone: +27 21 460 8317
Fax: +27 21 460 9004
Email: engelbrechtm@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.