Organization : Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Announcemnet : Applications For Masters And Doctorate Full Research Studies
Facility: Apply for Admission
Applicable For : Permanent Residency In South Africa
Application Deadline : 15 March 2019
Website : http://www.cput.ac.za/study/apply
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CPUT Applications For Masters & Doctorate Full Research Studies
CPUT has TWO different methods of applying :
1. Online Web application – Free of Charge
2. Paper-based Application (manual application process) = R100 Application Fee
Related : Cape Peninsula University of Technology Track Your Application Status : www.southafricain.com/208.html
Choose a qualification
** 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 – the sky is the limit when it comes to choosing a course of study at CPUT.
Our courses :
** We offer more than 70 career-focused courses. The documents and links below will help you choose the course that’s right for you.
** Faculty Handbooks contain detailed information about each faculty and course.
** The Online Prospectus will show you all our courses, their subjects, and their estimated cost.
Admission requirements :
** The Admission Requirements leaflet contains the admission requirements for all the courses presented at CPUT, as well as general admission information, qualification structures, and details about where each course is presented.
** Prospective students are encouraged to check the requirements of the course they want to study before applying.
Get an application form
Prospective candidates must apply online.
Please note that Only the following category of applicants are eligible to apply manually.
** Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) candidates
** Non-South African Citizens (International applicants)
** Non-South African School Leaving Types applications
No manual posted or over the counter applications will be accepted for normal RSA applicants.
Download a PDF of the form that you can print at home
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. Download the undergraduate application form for 2019
2. Collect a form at the Registration and Applications Office on the various campuses. Some courses require applicants to submit additional information as part of their application. Please see the Additional admission requirements for more information.
Postgraduate Applications :
First-time applicants and current CPUT postgraduate students
** Prospective postgraduate students for full thesis studies must first identify a research topic and supervisor before applying.
** Acceptance is dependent on a supervisor being available for a specific field of study – you should consult with the department before submitting your application.
Be sure to include the following information when communicating with the department.
** Student number (if known)
** Proposed Qualification
** Proposed field of Research
** Possible supervisor (if known)
Closing dates :
** M & D Full Research is 15 March 2019 for both National and International applicants.
** Returning higher degree (Master’s and Doctoral) and structured Master’s degree candidates must register by 6 March each year.
Required & Gather Documents
Gather your documents or upload further/ outstanding documents :
** A number of documents must be submitted with your application form. Do not send any original documents, only send certified copies. Copies of documents can be certified at a police station.
Documents to be submitted by South African citizens:
** Copy of the proof of payment of your application fee (manual applications only).
** A certified copy of the first page of your Identity Document (manual applications only).
** A certified copy of your Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. If you are still in Grade 12, your marks obtained in Grade 11 together with your most recent Grade 12 marks must be submitted.
** 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.
Documents to be submitted by non-South African citizens:
** Copy of the proof of payment of your application fee.
** A certified copy of your passport/ refugee permit or proof of permanent residence.
** 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).
** 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).
** Any other documents specifically required for the course to which you are applying, as explained in the application form and admission requirements.
Fill 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.
Pay 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
Main account :
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
3. A crossed postal order or crossed, bank guaranteed cheque made out to Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Send Form & 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 courses 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.
Campus Address :
Courses at the Bellville Campus :
PO Box 1906
Republic of South Africa
Courses at the Cape Town and Granger Bay Campuses :
PO Box 652
Republic of South Africa
Courses at the Mowbray Campus :
PO Box 13881
Republic of South Africa
Courses at the Wellington Campus :
Private Bag X8
Republic of South Africa
Follow-up & Get Admission Status
** All applications are loaded onto the CPUT system. Once loaded onto the system, an sms will be sent to you acknowledging that the institution has received your application. Note, this is not an acceptance notice.
Track your application :
Prospective applicants, who have handed in an application form, can track the progress of their application online or by calling.
Track your application Status :
Step 1 : Enter Your ID / Passport / Asylum number (as on your application form)
Step 1 : your Student Number (leave empty if you do not know what it is)
Step 2 : Enter Your One of your First Names [You must enter this]
Step 3 : Click on Get my Application status button.