CPUT Online Application Form 2022/2023 & Guidelines for Admission

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT ONLINE Application form for Admission for 2022 is open. Have a look at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) 2022 prospectus and determine if you will proceed with the application via www.cput.ac.za.

 

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) online application for admission to undergraduate & postgraduate study programmes for both South African and international citizens close on specific dates in the year preceding the year of study. The closing date for CPUT online applications for 2022/2023 for MASTER’S DEGREE & M TECH (Full Research), DOCTORAL DEGREE & D TECH is 15 March 2022. (This date is for both domestic and international applicants).

Please refer to the available course and their respective admission requirements before beginning the online application.

What are the CPUT Application dates for 2022 admission?

Qualification Type SA citizenship (with a SA ID number)Permanent Residency with a valid SA identificationRefugees with a valid Refugee permit*   Non- South African Citizenship (without a SA ID number)  
MASTER’S DEGREE & M TECH (Full Research) 15 March 2022 15 March 2022
DOCTORAL DEGREE & D TECH 15 March 2022 15 March 2022

Late applications are considered for certain programmes identified with available space. Click here to access a full list of programmes available for applications

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1 CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ONLINE APPLICATION 2022 / 2023

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ONLINE APPLICATION 2022 / 2023

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Aspirants from South Africa and other countries for undergraduate and postgraduate can take note of the following online application information.

 

Step 1: Choose a qualification

We offer more than 70 career-focused programmes. The documents and links below will help you choose the programme that’s right for you.

The Prospectus booklet and pamphlets contains the admission requirements for all the programmes presented at CPUT, as well as general admission information, qualification structures, and details about where each programme is presented. Prospective students are encouraged to check the subject and mark requirements of the programme they want to study before applying.

Also note that the full acceptance to the programme will be based on the Final Grade 12 results.

Have a look at our 2022 Prospectus to know the number of available programmes

Click here to access the comprehensive prospectus

 

Step 2: Gather your documents or upload further/ outstanding documents

All applications must be submitted online (except otherwise indicated in the list of programmes)

International Applicants

  • Click here for detailed international related information.
  • Click here for international admission requirements
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RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning applicants)

First access the RPL website page for important RPL related information – click here

A number of documents must be submitted with your application. Do not send any original documents, only send certified copies must be attached to your manual application form. Copies of documents can be certified at a police station.

Please note CPUT reserves the right to verify documents for authenticity

Documents to be submitted by South African citizens:

  • Copy of the proof of payment of your application fee (online application submission is free of charge).
  • A certified copy of the first page of your Identity Document.
  • A certified copy of your Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. If you are currently in Grade 12, please submit your marks obtained in Grade 11.
  • An original Academic Record and a Certificate of Conduct, or certified copies of other certificates/ diplomas/ degrees you obtained previously from any other higher education institution.
  • Any other documents specifically required for the programme to which you are applying, as explained in the application form and admission requirements. Also, refer to Step 1 for detailed admission requirements

Documents to be submitted by non-South African citizens:

  • Certified copies of the following applicable documents (must be less than three (3) months old)
    1. Permanent Residency applicants: Passport and Proof of Permanent Residency/SA ID Document/Card
    2. Refugee/Asylum seeker temporary permit/formal recognition of refugee status in the RSA
    3. Passport
  • A certified copy of your school-leaving certificate, together with an English translation.
  • A scratch card (students from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examinations Council (NECO).
  • Congo-Brazzaville applicants must submit the Liste des Admis au Bac
  • Sixth-year Bulletin: Diplom D’Etat and Journal and transcripts of results or Journal or Confirmation of Results from the Embassy (students from Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo or Cameroon).
  • International/Foreign Post-Basic Nursing applicants need to submit a document indicating approval of nursing qualifications from, and certified by, South African Qualification Authority (SAQA), in order to be provisionally accepted. Full acceptance will only be considered if the applicant also submits proof of temporary registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) for two (2) years, in addition to a valid study permit.
  • Any other documents specifically required for the programmes to which you are applying, as explained in the application form and special admission requirements covered in Step 1.

All international undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications obtained must first be evaluated and verified by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before submitting applications for studying at CPUT. SAQA can be contacted at Postnet Suite 248, Private Bag X06, Waterkloof 0145, South Africa.  Tel: +27 (0)12 431 5000; Website:  www.saqa.org.za The onus is on the student to apply timeously to SAQA, as this may take a bit longer. From 1 August 2014, SAQA will only accept online applications for the evaluation of foreign applications. Please click here.

Applicants with approved qualifications obtained outside the Republic of South Africa (RSA):

An applicant may qualify for admission on the basis of qualifications obtained outside the RSA, whether they are SA citizens or not.  Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis.

  • School leaving certificate should be submitted with the English translation of the certificate
  • SAQA Evaluation certificate (see SAQA information outlined above) is mandatory and must be submitted together with your online or paper-based application

Foreign/International school-leaving certificates held by South African citizens:

SA citizens who are holders of foreign/international certificates (e.g. Cambridge International Examinations) can be admitted ONLY IF they meet the minimum requirements for studying at a university in South Africa, and in addition, meet the minimum admission requirements of the programme they are applying for (according to the faculty-specific requirements).  Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis.

SAQA Evaluation certificate (see SAQA information outlined above) is mandatory and must be submitted together with your online or paper-based application.

Important notes on online documentation Submissions

  • Minor applicants, not 18 yet at the time of application are required to submit a Minor Application Declaration, click here to download the form.
  • Important information regarding supporting documentation requirements click here
  • Reminder: Consult the list of additional admission requirements (qualification specific document requirements) as listed in Step 1: Choose a qualification and special requirements
  • Each document must be scanned, saved and uploaded individually against each uploading Certificate code as indicated in the table below
  • All documents should be scanned in any of the following file types: tiff, pdf, jpg or gif
  • The maximum scanned file size is 2MB each.
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SA Citizen currently busy upgrading Grade 12 results (including upgrading at any TVET College)

  • Please submit a letter confirming registration for the upgrading of your results

Should you have documents outstanding or need to upload additional supporting documents, upload it here.

 

Step 3: Download CPUT application form PDF

All applications must be submitted online only except for the following category of applications:

  • A few Non-degree Purpose qualifications that do not cater for online applications for example DIPLOMA: ICT IN APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT (IT) (DPICTA) – Part-time Studies.  Please click here to view the list of 2022 Active qualifications with methods of the application included.

Get an Application Form:

There are two ways you can get a form to apply for admission:

1. Download a PDF of the form that you can print at home

Undergraduate application form for 2022

Download the Postgraduate application form 2022

2. Collect a printed form at the Registration and Applications Office on the various campuses.

Some qualifications require applicants to submit additional information as part of their application.  Please see the Additional admission requirements for more information.

No manual posted or over the counter applications will be accepted for any other course other than above exceptions.

Please note that applicants are limited to three choices (to be filled in on one form). Any further applications will be discarded.

Step 3.1: Filling in the application form

Use your official documents to help you fill in the application form. Read the application form’s instructions carefully and fill in all the required sections. Incomplete forms will not be processed.

Here are some tips to help you fill in the form correctly.

  • Your name, surname, and identity number or passport number must be filled in exactly as they are written in your identity document or passport.
  • When filling in the qualification you want to study, make sure that you use the correct name of the qualification. Check the name of the qualification on the CPUT website or in the prospectus booklet.
  • Applicants are limited to three choices (to be filled in on one form). Any further applications will be discarded.
  • If you want to stay in a CPUT residence, tick Yes in the appropriate block and complete the residence application form at the back of the application form. You will not be allocated a place in a residence if you do not tick Yes and complete the residence application form. Residence space is not guaranteed.
  • You address is the address where you live permanently. Ask your parents for a municipal bill and copy the address from the bill.
  • Even if you are going to apply for a bursary or loan you must fill in the details of the person who is responsible for paying your fees since bursaries and loans are not guaranteed.
  • Read through and complete the legal undertaking in full.
  • Complete the checklist at the back of the form.
  • Read through the form again to make sure you have filled in all the information.

Step 3.2: Paying the application fee

You must pay a R100 non-refundable application fee before your application form can be processed. You must attach a copy of the proof of payment to your application form. Keep the original proof of payment in a safe place.

A non-refundable late application fee of R150 is applicable to applications submitted after the official closing date. Late applications are only accepted if late applications have been officially announced by the institution on its website.

We accept these payment methods:

1. Cash payments, which can be made directly at the Cashiers’ Office on your preferred campus.

2. A bank deposit, using the bank details below:

Main account
(for payments from inside South Africa)
Alternative account
(for payments from outside South Africa)
Account name: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Bank name: ABSA Bank
Account number: 405 354 8487
Branch: Public Sector Cape Town
Branch code: 632005
Reference: ID number or Student number, Surname and Initials
Account name: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Bank: ABSA Bank
Account number: 012 0266 0521
Branch: Bellville
Branch code: 632005
Swift code (payment outside SA): ABSA ZA JJ
Reference: Passport number or Student number, Surname and Initials
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3. A crossed postal order or crossed, bank guaranteed cheque made out to Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Step 3.3: Send in your form and documents

Completed application forms and accompanying documents must be submitted to the Admissions Office. You can submit your application form and accompanying documents in two ways:

1. Forms can be hand-delivered at the campus where the programme is offered. The venues of offering of all programmes are outlined in the application form.

2. Forms can also be posted to the Admissions Office at the campus where the programme is offered, by using the addresses below.

Programmes at the Bellville Campus Programmes at the District Six and Granger Bay Campuses
Admissions Office
PO Box 1906
Bellville
7535
Republic of South Africa
Admissions Office
PO Box 652
Cape Town
8000
Republic of South Africa
Programmes at the Mowbray Campus Programmes at the Wellington Campus
Admissions Office
PO Box 13881
Mowbray
7705
Republic of South Africa
Admissions Office
Private Bag X8
Wellington
7654
Republic of South Africa

Faxed and email forms will not be accepted.

Important note: Never submit a form to anyone claiming to be a representative of CPUT. Only forms that are submitted via post or hand-delivered to the Admissions Office will be accepted.

Step 4: Online application

International applicants:

  • Click here for detailed international related information.
  • Click here for international admission requirements

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning applicants):

First access the RPL website page for important RPL related information – click here

  • No manual posted or over the counter applications will be accepted unless for those categories that cannot submit online and as outlined in Step 3:  Get an application form here
  • Please note that applicants are limited to three choices. (except for RPL – only one choice permissible).
  • Some qualifications require applicants to submit additional information as part of their application as outlined in Step 1: Choose a qualification  and Step 2: Gather your documents

Submit your online application

1. Applicants that have never applied and/or studied (including short programmes) at CPUT before (i.e no existing student number) – Apply here

2. Applicants that have applied and/or studied (including short programmes) at CPUT before (i.e you have an existing student number) – Apply here

Application Guides for South African Citizens and Non-RPL applicants

Step by Step Application Guide for First-time applicants

 

Step by Step Application Guide for applicants with an existing CPUT Student number

 

International and RPL Application Guides

It is important that these categories of applications follow the step-by-step application guide when completing their online application

Step by Step Application guide for first time international applicants

 

Step by Step Application guide for international applicants with existing student number

 

Step by Step Application guide for first time RPL applicants

 

Step by Step Application guide for RPL applicants with an existing student number

 

Step 5: Track your application

Prospective applicants, who have submitted an application, can track the progress of their application online or by calling.

Track application status online

Successful candidates will be notified by SMS of their acceptance to the institution. You will be informed of the registration dates and times as well as the commencement of class.

if you have difficulties with the online tracking, please contact the following:

CPUT Call Centre
Tel: +27 21 959 6767
Tel: 086 123 2788
Email: info@cput.ac.za

Admissions and Registrations Office

Marilyn Daries  021-953 8776   DuplessisMr@cput.ac.za or Michael Nelson 0218645501 nelsonmi@cput.ac.za

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