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Course Information and Fees

ND: ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (No new intake for 2019. Returning students only) national diploma

ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (No new intake for 2019. Returning students only)

ND: (national diploma)

Graduates of this course are able to apply basic principles and techniques of chemical quantitative and qualitative analysis, quality control of raw materials and finished products, and research and development. Learners benefit from the practical hands-on laboratory skills component with up-to-date equipment as well as direct exposure to the work situation.

Opportunities exist for graduates to pursue further educational qualifications. Graduates may apply for associate membership of SACI (South African Chemical Institute).

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities exist in research and development laboratories, industries such as detergent, petroleum, plastics, food, metals, pulp and paper and pharmaceuticals and educational institutions. Graduates may be employed in a laboratory or do production work. Quality control and assurance is a field with a growing demand for these graduates. Graduates are able to conduct routine tests on raw materials, products or environmental samples or prepare basic chemical compounds.

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

640 ZAR

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Bellville Campus:
18950 ZAR

Third Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
4060 ZAR
  • Mathematics II and Physics II are required for admission to the BTech Chemistry.
  • The following subjects may be offered should there be a requirement:

    • Chemical Process Industries II.
    • Entrepreneurial Skills, and
    • Environmental Chemistry

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mrs D Petersen
Telephone: +27 21 9598443
Fax: -

Contact: Mrs L van Wyk
Telephone: +27 21 9596818
Fax: -

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 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.