Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)

Welcome to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) institution page! CPUT, established in 2005 as a merger of Cape Technikon (1920) and Peninsula Technikon (1962), is the largest university situated in the Western Cape.

Application Dates:

13 May 2019

Application Fees:

  • R100 (SA and international citizens)
  • R150 (late application)

International students need to meet the following admission requirements upon application. 

Do I Need to Write the NBTsYes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Open Days

General Open Day: 11 May 2019

Venue: Bellville Campus

Time: 09h00 – 16h00

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Fees are payable in monthly instalments from February.  For specific course fees, you’ll need to contact Cape Peninsula University of Technology directly.


Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application (free of charge):
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application (R100 application fee):
    You will need to post your application form to the campus that you will be studying at.  This information can be found on the hard copy application form.  

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents. 

Step 4: Make sure you follow up and check your admission status.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to CPUT.


The university offers a wide range of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fall under the following categories:

  • Applied Sciences
  • Business
  • Education and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health and Wellness Sciences
  • Informatics and Design
  • Short Courses

You can view CPUT’s prospectus for more information.

Don’t meet the minimum requirements? There’s still hope.


  • CPUT Frequently Asked Questions [VIEW]
  • Funding Opportunities [VIEW]


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 021 959 6393


Tel: (+27) 21 959 6767

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:

Belville Campus:
Symphony Way (off Robert Sobukwe Road)

Cape Town Campus:
Corner of Keizersgracht and Tennant Street