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2023 October/November late application process at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) for programmes with available spaces

Online Assistance

Online assistance capacity has been increased for online applications and registrations processes. Applicants and prospective students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre on  086 123 2788 / 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries The official CPUT Facebook page regularly posts updates.  Please like the page for updates. Also consult the online application step-by-step guide downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply/step-4-online-application

Late Application Timeframe

2023 late applications will be available only for identified programmes with available spaces for the following application categories (unless otherwise specified in the list of programmes):

  • Applicants who exhausted only 1 or 2 options out of the maximum of 3 choices for applications submitted during the normal application timelines
  • Applicants who did not apply during the normal application timelines (maximum of 3 choices)
  • Regretfully, no 4th choices following the Dean’s Discretionary process will be considered
  • Students transferring from other universities
  • CPUT students who have taken a gap in their studies
  • Phasing out programmes
  • Advanced Diploma (Students who have completed a National Diploma/Diploma/Bachelors Degree or equivalent studies)
  • Postgraduate studies – M Tech/Master Course-based programmes
  • Postgraduate studies – Post Graduate Diploma programmes

 

Please Note

The following applications are still open for applications regardless of the late application timeframe (also included in the list provided below):

  • Full Research Masters and Doctoral programmes - closes 15 March 2023
  • Some late approved HEQSF programmes – closes 30 November 2022 or 16 January 2023

Who may apply

Applications are welcomed for the following applicants:

  • National applicants (with an SA ID), including Refugee/Asylum Seeker and/or Permanent Residency applicants with a National Senior Certificate (NSC) / SC (Senior Certificate) / NCV (National Vocal Certificate) / National Qualification.
  • National applicants (with an SA ID) with international qualifications who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Refugee/Asylum Seeker status applicants with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Permanent residency applicants with SA ID with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Regretfully no RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) applications will be considered.

 

List of identified programmes with available spaces

Late applications are now closed.

A few late approved as well as full Research Masters and Doctoral studying programmes are still available for applications. Click here to access the lists.

How to submit your late application

Online applications – Free of charge

All applications must be submitted online except for the few Non-degree programmes identified within Faculty of Health & Wellness Science. Please follow the manual application procedure outlined further down on this page.

Online Application Process

STEP 1: CHOOSE PROGRAMMES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Consult the 2023 Prospectus to ensure that you meet the minimum admission and subject requirements for your programme of choice. https://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply/step-1-choose-a-qualification
  2. Scroll down to your specific programme of choice for any additional (programme-specific) supporting documentation and/or any other requirements.

STEP 2: GATHER YOUR DOCUMENTS OR UPLOAD FURTHER/OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTS

  1. Important information is outlined on this page – click here.
  2. Please take note of the following regarding supporting documentation prior to uploading during submission of your application:
  • Minor applicants, not 18 yet at the time of application are required to submit a Minor Application Declaration, click here to download the form.
  • Important information regarding supporting documentation requirements click here
  • Reminder: Consult the list of additional admission requirements (qualification specific document requirements) as listed in Step 1: Choose a qualification and special requirements
  • Each document must be scanned, saved and uploaded individually against each uploading Certificate code during your online application submission
  • All documents must be scanned in any of the following file types: tiff, pdf, jpg or gif (MS Excel and MS Word document formats are not recognized)
  • The maximum scanned file size is 2MB each

STEP 3: SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION ONLINE

Category B Applications – few Non-degree programmes (manual application process)

Late Application Fee - R150 (if applying for the 1st time at CPUT during the late application timeline)

STEP 1: CHOOSE PROGRAMMES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Follow step 1 above as outlined for online application submissions

STEP 2: GATHER YOUR DOCUMENTS

  • Important information regarding supporting documentation requirements click here
  • Reminder: Consult the list of additional admission requirements (qualification specific document requirements) as listed in Step 1: Choose a qualification and special requirements

STEP 3: GET AN APPLICATION FORM

Click on the following link to download the application form https://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply/step-3-get-an-application-form

STEP 4: COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION FORM

Guidelines in how to complete the application form is available here https://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply/step-3-1-complete-your-application-manual-and-online

STEP 4.1 PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

Pay your application fee and attach the receipt to your application form. Click here for further details regarding payments.

STEP 5: SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM AND ANY ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

Please submit your manual late applications to Admissions@cput.ac.za or hand deliver to the ARC Office, Administration Building, Ground Floor, Bellville Campus.

Important Notice

Only completed applications will be considered. Please consult the list of supporting documentation

Only applications that followed the outlined application processes above will be considered

Manual application submission will not be considered except otherwise stated in the list provided i.e. few non-degree purpose progammes

Postal Services (including courier services) will not be considered.

Due to limited residence spaces, being accepted academically does not guarantee a space into the residence

Application outcome

Selections will be conducted within the respective Faculties and the outcome will be communicated via SMS to the applicant. Please track your outcome frequently and/or download your acceptance letter by accessing the CPUT website link: http://www.cput.ac.za/study/track