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How to apply

Applications for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies

Have a look at our Prospectus below:

Exemption and Recognition related information

Click here to download the Application for Exemption and Recognition form

Opening Dates

The 2025 applications have opened on Monday, 13 May 2024.

Closing Dates

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

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)

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Undergraduate

RPL APPLICATIONS - Undergraduate Studies (including Advanced Diplomas)

**Refer to RPL website for further details https://www.cput.ac.za/study/rpl **

 

Postgraduate

RPL APPLICATIONS - Postgraduate Studies

 

**Refer to RPL website for further details https://www.cput.ac.za/study/rpl **

Undergraduate Studies

CERTIFICATE & HIGHER CERTIFICATES

EXCEPT

Higher Certificate in Dental Assisting (HCDNAS)

Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care (HCEMDC)

30 September 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

DIPLOMA & NATIONAL DIPLOMA

EXCEPT

Diploma in Emergency Medical Care (D2EMCA)

Diploma in Somatology (D3SOMA)

Diploma in Grade R (DPEDGR)

Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (D3ECCE)

30 September 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

B ED QUALIFICATIONS

B Ed in Foundation Phase (BEFNPT)

B Ed in Intermediate Phase Teaching (BEINPT)

B Ed in Senior Phase & FET Teaching (BESPFT)

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

BACHELOR / BACHELOR’S IN SCIENCE

EXCEPT

Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care (PBEMCA)

Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care Extended (PBEMCX)

Bachelor of Health Science in Opticianry (BGOPTY)

Bachelor of Health Science in Medical Lab Science (BPSMLC)

Bachelor of Health Science in Medical Lab Science Extended (BPSMCX)

Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Technology (BPHSDT)

Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Technology Extend (BPHSDX)

Bachelor of Nursing (BPNURS)

Bachelor of Nursing (Extended) (BPNURX)

BSC in Diagnostic Radiography (BPSDGR)

BSC in Diagnostic Ultrasound (BPSDGU)

BSC in Nuclear Medicine Technology (BPSNUM)

BSC in Radiation Therapy (BPSRDT)

30 September 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

 

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

31 July 2024

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE (PGCE)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education: FET (PGCFET)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase & FET Teaching (PGCSFT)

 

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

 

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

ADVANCED DIPLOMA

EXCEPT

Advanced Diploma in Somatology (ADSOMA)

Advanced Diploma in Technical & Vocational Teaching (ADTVET)

Advanced Diploma in Adult and Community Education and Training Teaching (ADACET)

30 September 2024

 

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

 

31 July 2024

30 August 2024

30 August 2024

Postgraduate Studies

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

30 September 2024

30 August 2024

HONOURS BACHELOR’S IN EDUCATION

30 September 2024

30 August 2024

MASTER’S DEGREE (Course based)

30 September 2024

30 August 2024

MASTER’S DEGREE (Full Research)

14 March 2025

14 March 2025

DOCTORAL DEGREE

14 March 2025

14 March 2025

Check below for a list of 2025 Undergraduate qualifications

Check below for a list of 2025 Postgraduate qualifications

Supporting documentation for certain application categories

  • A detailed list of documentation that is required during your online application submission is available. Please prepare, save and have it ready before your submit your application online.
  • Click here to view the detailed list.

Additional admission requirements (additional supporting documentation that is required - applicable to certain programmes only)

Some programmes require students to submit additional information as part of their application and in addition to the supporting documentation listed above.

Applications without the additional requirements will not be considered.

To view a full list of additional supporting documentation and additional programme-specific requirements, click here.

Mode of application

All applications must be submitted online (except otherwise indicated on this website).

Regretfully, no manual application submissions will be processed where online submissions have been enabled.

Number of application choices per applicant

An applicant is allowed to submit a maximum of 3 choices for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies. For RPL applications, only 1 choice is permissible.