Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Application


Every prospective student shall apply for admission to a programme offered by the university on the prescribed application form or online where applicable. the application must be completed in detail and signed by the prospective student and his/ her parent or guardian if s/he is a minor.

The application must be submitted to the Registrar by the date stipulated in 2.4 below, together with the proof of payment of the application fee, if the application is manual. online application, where applicable, does not generate an application fee.

Applicants are allowed a maximum choice of three programmes to apply for.

Any person applying for admission as a student at CPUT for the first time shall together with his/her application form submit his/ her grade 12 certificate or equivalent, grade 11 final results if transferring from another higher-education institution a certificate of conduct and academic record, identity document or unabridged birth certificate with id or passport number and in the instance of international students a valid study permit.

Application Closing Dates

Closing Dates The closing date for applications for admission is 30 September, except where otherwise stated. no late applications from international students will be accepted except where otherwise stated. Applications for international students close on 31 August. these international applications must include the SAQA evaluation certificates.

So, you’ve made the decision to study at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). This wasn’t difficult for you to decide, but now you’re at the hard part – how do you apply to study at CPUT in 2020? What do you need to do in order to make sure that you can go exactly where you want to go?


Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) application deadlines

To apply to study at CPUT go to:

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

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. You can find CPUT’s online application form here.

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

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

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

2. Request that an application form be mailed to you by writing to the Registrar:

The Registrar
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
PO Box 1906


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

A late application fee shall be payable for applications received after 30 September.

Applications Open: 13th May

Applications Close: 
31 July
(certain programmes)
30 September (all other programmes)

Application Fees:

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

18 thoughts on “Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Application”

  1. Application for 2020 first year student but i have being onwairing list sinces last year…please i need help

  2. Help plz I want to know whether i should do the online or manual application
    Am a foreigner holding SA matric results

    Thanks in advance

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.