CPUT 2021 Applications Are Open

Cape Peninsula University of Technology have opened their applications for the 2021 intake. CPUT aims to have an impact on the world of technology.

Mastering the technology required to send a satellite into space, saving lives with your specialised knowledge of emergency medical care or designing a fashion collection – Come create your future with CPUT!


  • Athlone Campus
  • Belville Campus
  • District Six Campus
  • Granger Campus
  • Mowbray Campus
  • Wellington Campus

Cape Peninsula University of Technology offers a variety of courses including short courses. 


  • Applied Sciences
  • Business and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Health and Wellness Sciences
  • Informatics and Design

Please note that the admission requirements for the 2020 Grade 12 learners will be based on their Final Grade 11 marks only, together with any additional programme specific requirements (where applicable). Final acceptance to the programme will still be based on the Final Grade 12 results. 

Students who applied with their Grade 11 marks must submit a certified copy of their final Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification marks at the beginning of the 2021 academic year.  Students who do not submit their final marks will lose their provisional acceptance.

Application Closing Dates

APPLICANTS WITH THE FOLLOWING: SA citizenship (with a SA ID number), Permanent Residency with a valid SA identification, Refugees with a valid Refugee permit

  • RPL Applications 31 August 2020

  • Certficate and Higher Certificates 23 September 2020

  • BEd 23 September 2020

  • Bachelor in Science 23 September 2020

  • Bachelor's, BTech, Advanced Diploma 23 September 2020

    • EXCEPT B Tech Nursing Science and B Tech Nursing (Extended) (Phasing out qualifications) 31 August 2020

  • Diploma and National Diploma 23 September 2020

    • WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS: Diploma in Fashion Design, Diploma in Fashion Design (Extended), Diploma Visual Communication Design, Diploma Visual Communication Design (Extended), Diploma in Product Design, Diploma in Product Design (Extended), Diploma in Interior Design, Diploma in Jewellery & Manufacture Design, Diploma in Jewellery & Manufacture Design (Extended), Diploma in Architectural Technology 31 August 2020


  • All undergraduate programme applications close on 31 August 2020

Click here to view CPUT's 2021 prospectus

Click On 'READ MORE' BELOW For More Details On How To Apply

How To Apply

  1. Choose a qualification and special requirements
  2. Gather your documents or upload further/ outstanding documents
  3. Online application (should you not choose to apply manually)
  4. Get an application form (should you choose to apply manually)

Application Fee

An application fee of R100 needs to be paid if you applied manually.

You can pay using the following methods:

  • Cash payments, which can be made directly at the Cashiers' Office on your preferred campus.
  • You can make a bank deposit, using the bank details below:

  • A crossed postal order or crossed, bank guaranteed cheque made out to Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Track Your Application Status


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.

Please visit the CPUT website for further details

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