CPUT Admission Entry Requirements 2023/2024

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CPUT Admission Requirements

The management of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has released the 2023 Intake entry requirements for successful admission into the undergraduate and postgraduate (Degree, PhD, Masters, Diploma, Certificate, Short Course, Non-Degree) programmes and International Students respectively for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Aspirant may apply to any of the CPUT Courses at any time and be admitted subject to fulfilling all CPUT admission entry requirements for the 2023 academic year.

CPUT Admission Entry Requirements 2023/2024

Admission requirements for international applicants

Admission requirements for the different programmes offered at CPUT can be found under Programmes and fees. You may also be required to complete a series of tests to assist in the placement process.

Students following the Cambridge system should take note of the following requirements:

  • Passes of 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 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. It is required to be submitted together with your online and paper-based application form.

The onus is on the student to apply timeously to SAQA, as this may take a bit longer.

The onus is on the student to apply timeously to SAQA, as this may take a bit longer.

Visit SAQA’s website http://www.saqa.org.za

Form 1 August 2014, SAQA will only accept online applications for the evaluation of foreign applications. Please click here

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.

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.

Visit Fundani’s webpages

Additional admission requirements

Some programmes require students to submit additional information as part of their application. Applications without the additional requirements will not be considered. To view a full list of supporting documentation and additional programme-specific requirements, click here

How to apply online

Online application submission via the self-service portal:

Click here to follow the next steps:

Step 1:  Choose a qualification

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

Step 4:  Online application

For more information and inquiries about CPUT admission entry requirements, you can contact the CPUT by visiting the institution’s official website or campus.



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