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Postgraduate applications

Postgraduate applications: Master's and Doctoral studies

IMPORTANT: Prospective postgraduate (M&D) students for full research studies must first identify a potential research topic and supervisor before applying. For information on the fields/areas of study and supervisors click here. Acceptance is dependent on a supervisor being available for a specific field of study – applicants should consult with the department before submitting their applications.

Be sure to include the following information when communicating with the department.

  • Student number (if known)
  • Proposed Qualification
  • Proposed field of Research
  • Possible supervisor (if known)

To start the Application process go to: http://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply

Closing dates

The application deadline for first-time master's and doctoral studies (full research) is 14 March 2025 for both national and international applicants.

The application deadlines for first-time master's coursework studies are 30 September 2024 (national applicants) and 30 August 2024 (international applicants).

Find out more about postgraduate studies at CPUT on the Centre for Postgraduate Studies webpage.