How to apply

2020 APPLICATIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES (APPLYING TO COMMENCE WITH STUDIES IN 2020):

Applications for the 2020 academic year intake opens on Monday, 20 May 2019 for all undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.

NB: Changes to Higher Education Qualifications in South Africa HERE

Applied Sciences Only online applications are acceptable unless otherwise stipulated in the table below:

Applied Sciences

Only online applications are acceptable unless otherwise stipulated in the table below:

Application Type

Mode of Application

SA citizens currently in Grade 12 (SA matric type) ONLINE applications ONLY 
• No application fee chargeable
No manual applications are acceptable
SA citizens who have passed Grade 12 or any other SA matric type/ qualification ONLINE applications ONLY 
• No application fee chargeable
No manual applications are acceptable
SA citizens transferring from other institutions • ONLINE applications ONLY
• No application fee chargeable
No manual applications are acceptable
SA CPUT students with a break in their studies of 1 year and more ONLINE applications
• No application fee chargeable
• No manual applications are acceptable
RPL applications (Recognition of Prior Learning) MANUAL applications ONLY - click here for RPL information and application procedures 
• R100 application fee chargeable
Non-SA citizens (International) including Refugee and Permanent Residency applicants MANUAL applications ONLY - click here for International applicants information and procedures
• R100 application fee chargeable
SA citizens who have passed a non-SA matric/ qualification MANUAL applications ONLY 
• R100 application fee chargeable

 

Applied Sciences CLOSING DATES

Qualification Type

• SA citizenship (with a SA ID number)
• Permanent Residency with a valid SA identification
• Refugees with a valid Refugee permit*

• Non-South African Citizenship (without a SA ID number)

RPL Applications 30 June 2019 30 June 2019
Certificate & Higher Certificates 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
BEd Qualifications                           30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Bachelor in Science 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Bachelor's Degree, B Tech & Advanced Diploma 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Diploma & National Diploma 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Except Fashion Design 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Surface Design 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Diploma Visual Communication Design (including ND Graphic Design) 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Diploma Product Design (including ND 3D Design) 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Interior Design 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Jewellery & Manufacture Design 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Except Architectural Technology 31 July 2019 31 July 2019
Post Graduate Diploma 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Post Graduate Certificate (PGCE) 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Honours Bachelors in Education 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Master's  & M Tech (Course based) 30 September 2019 31 August 2019
Master's Degree & M Tech (Full Research) 15 March 2020 15 March 2020
Doctoral Degree & D Tech 15 March 2020 15 March 2020