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Course Information and Fees



AdvDip: (advanced diploma)

Graduates are equipped to be senior architectural technologists capable of designing and detailing multi-storey buildings, independently researching technological innovations, and performing professional architecture services in technology, design and management in the public and private sectors of the built environment.

Graduates can apply to the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) for registration as Candidate Senior Architectural Technologists.

Career Opportunities

The Senior Architectural Technologist is responsible for the application of construction technology in the design process.  The main activities associated with this field are the production of drawings, detailing, presentation of drawings, model making, site supervision and monitoring and liaison with clients, engineers, municipalities, quantity surveyors and contractors.

Once the necessary experience has been gained, the Senior Architectural Technologist is able to competently handle small to medium size work independently.

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


In year one, three subjects, totaling 50 credits, will be completed. These subjects are: Environmental Design 4, Architectural Literacy 4 and Architectural Practice 4.

In year two, the remaining two subjects, totaling 70 credits, will be completed. These subjects are: Architectural Technology 4 and Architectural Design 4.

A student can only proceed with year two subjects, on passing at least two of the three year one subjects.

Year one subjects

Environmental Design 4 (EMD470S)

Architectural Literacy 4 (AHL470S)

Architectural Practice 4 (AHP470S)

Year two subjects

Architectural Technology 4 (AHT470S)

Architectural Design 4 (AHD470S)

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

640 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus. Media City Building

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Thandiswa Madadasana
Telephone: 021 440 2237
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.