Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT Online Application 2024 Undergraduate

Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT Online Application Undergraduate 2024


Apply online at: Please read the information and instructions contained in the following pages carefully before completing the application form.

Certain programmes are offered at certain campuses only, while others are presented at more than one campus. Consult the list on page 11 of this Application Form and indicate your campus of choice. Although everything will be done to accommodate you at the campus of your preference, placement remains at the discretion of the University.

PLEASE NOTE: Prospective students, who have handed in their application form, should track their application status at If accepted, your acceptance letter can be downloaded from this website.

International prospective applicants can download the Office of International Affairs’ (OIA) guideline document at



1 General

1.1 NB: Only one (1) application form per student is allowed. Any additional applications will not be processed.

1.2 This form must be completed by all students applying to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology for the first time. Students with a break in their studies of a year or more, must re-apply to continue their studies (no application fee payable).

1.3 It is in your own interest to ensure that this form is completed in full and that certified copies of all supporting documents are enclosed (ensure that certified copies are less than three (3) months old). If any questions are left unanswered or certified documents are not enclosed, or the contract is not signed, it will cause a delay as the form will be returned to you for completion. PLEASE WRITE IN BLACK INK AND USE BLOCK LETTERS.

1.4 Separate questionnaires for RADIOGRAPHY and OPTICAL DISPENSING can be downloaded from CPUT’s website, and must be completed in addition to the application form.

1.5 The undergraduate Nursing qualification, is presented at: a) Athlone, b) Worcester, or c) George.

1. 6 The closing date for applications for the next academic year is 30 SEPTEMBER except for: Design and Architecture Programmes, for which the CLOSING DATE IS 31 JULY FOR THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR.

1.6.1  No late applications will be accepted for undergraduate Bachelor of Education programmes.

1.7  For any further enquiries, please contact the Admissions Office at +27 (0)21 959 6082/6270 (Bellville Campus), +27 (0)21 460 3236/3861 (Cape Town Campus), +27 (0)21 680 1592/1546 (Mowbray Campus) and +27 (0)21 864 5503/ 5501 (Wellington Campus).

2 Admission requirements

2.1 Consult Faculty brochures for minimum admission and specific qualification requirements.

2.2 Candidates with Senior Certificate subjects on Higher and/or Standard Grade (pre-2009) are still accepted.

2.3 All candidates who comply with the minimum requirements are still subjected to a selection process.

2.4 In addition to the minimum requirements, all applicants for the Architectural Technology, Design or Public Relations programmes must submit a prescribed portfolio. Please ensure that you obtain the portfolio requirements booklet with this application form or download it from the CPUT website.

2.5 CPUT offers the opportunity for qualifying individuals to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Before applying please read what the RPL process entails on the CPUT website, RPL is a qualification-specific process and your work experience should be relevant to the qualification that you are applying for. In order to start the RPL process, you need to submit information about yourself as specified on the RPL pages, together with this application form to the relevant campus.

You may apply for RPL:

a)If you are 25 years old or older.

b)You have sufficient work experience of at least 5 years.

c)Your work experience is relevant to the qualification that you are applying for.

NB: Please submit all the required information before or on 30 JUNE. No late applications will be accepted.

3 Documents to be submitted with your application form

3.1 A certified copy (less than three (3) months old) of the first page of your Identity Document/Card must accompany your application.

3.2 A certified copy (less than three (3) months old) of your National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification must be submitted with your application. If you are still in Grade 12, your marks obtained in Grade 11 together with your most recent Grade 12 marks must be submitted.

3.3 If you attended any other higher education institution, an original Academic Record and a Certificate of Conduct, or certified copies (less than three (3) months old) of other certificates/diplomas/degrees obtained previously, must also be submitted.

3.4 Should the name on the National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification differ from the name on the application form, proof should be provided to explain the change in name.

3.5 International students must also meet the requirements set out in section 4 on page 2.

3.6 Students who apply for the Somatology Programme must submit a Biographical Questionnaire and Medical Report.

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