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CPUT Entry Requirements: 2024/2025

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We are pleased to present to you the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s CPUT Entry Requirements for the 2024–2025 session.  Cape Peninsula University of Technology, CPUT Admission Requirements:   Right now, you are thinking of enrolling at the prestigious Cape Peninsula University of Technology and also wondering if you really have what it takes. You must have even played around with the CPUT online application portal and even gone to the extent of attending the University Open Day. Well, the CPUT entry requirements are at your fingertips because in this article, we are going to break down all the necessary admission requirements in detail so you know where you fit in and which qualification matches your grade/result.  This article you are reading contains all the necessary CPUT admission requirements for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. Kindly ride along as we make your CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY admission seamless and easy. 

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CPUT ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

For a successful admission into CPUT, You must meet the individual subject admission requirements for the qualification.   In addition, you must also meet the minimum APS scores using any of the METHODS that apply to the qualification you are applying for (CHECK HERE FOR APS).

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Admission requirements for the different courses offered at CPUT can be found above. You may also be required to complete a series of tests to assist in the placement process.
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Students following the Cambridge system should take note of the following requirements:
  • Passes in at least five different subjects of the IGCSE and HIGCSE study levels, of which at least two are HIGCSE level subjects.
  • A pass in the language which is the medium of instruction at the University (English or Afrikaans).
  • Specific pass grades: IGCSE: A, B or C; HIGCSE: 1, 2 or 3.
Other senior school qualifications will be reviewed on merit.
Evaluation of foreign qualifications
All applicants applying with a foreign qualification towards both undergraduate and postgraduate studies MUST have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to submitting their application forms (see below). The onus is on the student to apply timeously to SAQA, as this may take a bit longer. You should include the following with your application:
  • All qualification documents, i.e. the highest school certificate issued by the official examining body,.
  • Complete and legible transcripts of academic records in respect of all degrees or other higher education qualifications, together with the final certificates, preceding qualifications leading to any post-graduate or other advanced qualification when the latter is submitted.
  • Certificates in foreign languages should be submitted with sworn translations into English by an accredited translator.
  • check made out to SAQA. Information on the relevant evaluation fee can be obtained from the SAQA.
English-language proficiency
  • To be successful in your studies, you need a certain level of proficiency in English. This includes a pass in English at A-level or O-level; a Test in English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550; or a 6.5 on the International Testing System (IELTS). Other post-school English language qualifications will be evaluated on merit.
  • The Fundani Centre for Higher Educational Development supports students through a mentorship programme to develop their English Proficiency within their discipline of study.
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CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CPUT POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Postgraduate Diplomas Requirements
  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree  OR
  • Attained a level of competence
  • Some schools and colleges may accept an Advanced Diploma for entry into a Postgraduate Diploma if HEQF  (Higher Education Qualification Framework) requirements are met.
Duration
  • A minimum of at least two consecutive semesters. Except with permission of Senate, all modules shall be completed at the University.
Curriculum
  • The curriculum will contain advanced reflection, practice and research methods in the area of specialisation and may include a sustained research project in accordance with College rules approved by Senate.
Bachelor of Honours Degrees Requirements
  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree OR
  • Attained a level of competence
Duration
  • A minimum of at least two consecutive semesters. Except with permission of Senate, all modules shall be completed at the University.
Curriculum: The curriculum for the Honours degree shall include a prescribed research project as one of the modules, which shall account for a minimum of 25% of the credits for the degree. Masters by Coursework and Masters by Research Requirements
  • A relevant prerequisite degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree OR
  • Attained a level of competence
Duration Coursework
  • A minimum of two consecutive semesters (full-time) or 4 consecutive semesters (part-time) before the degree may be conferred.
  • With permission and in terms of College regulations, periods of attendance at graduate level at another institution or in another College may be accepted. (Consult with relevant school.).
Research
  • A minimum of two consecutive semesters (full-time) or 4 consecutive semesters (part-time) before the degree may be conferred.
Research
  • Candidates shall be required to pursue an appropriate programme of research on a subject falling within the scope of the studies presented at the university. Students must also adhere to possible other conditions prescribed by colleges and schools.
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Doctor of philosophy or supervised Doctor degrees by research 

Requirements
  • A relevant prerequisite degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree
Duration
  • A minimum of four consecutive semesters (full-time) or eight consecutive semesters (part-time) before the degree may be conferred.
Curriculum
  • Students will be required to pursue an approved programme of research on a subject falling within the scope of studies at the University. Such a programme shall make a distinct contribution to the knowledge or understanding of the subject and afford evidence of originality shown either by the discovery of new facts or by the exercise of independent critical power. Students must also adhere to other possible conditions prescribed by colleges and schools.
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