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Course Information and Fees



Diploma: (diploma)

The course aims to develop graduates who can apply basic knowledge, skills and values in the field of urban and regional planning; with a focus on spatial development, including the regulation and management of land use.

Career Information

The course equips the student with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil the tasks of a planning technician such as land appraisal, planning surveys, the analysis and presentation of data by means of maps, graphs, diagrams and sketches as well as all work, including legal procedures connected with planning processes in general.

Career Opportunities

The graduates could work in different environments, including, private planning firms, planning departments at different spheres of government (municipal, provincial and national), state-owned enterprises and non-governmental organisations.

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

First Year

Cape Town Campus:
2070 ZAR

Second Year

Cape Town Campus:
13350 ZAR

Third Year

Cape Town Campus:
2730 ZAR
Experiential Learning

Approximately 10 months in the third year of the qualification.

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Ms T Madadasana
Telephone: +27 21 440 2237
Fax: -
Email: madadasanat@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.