Cape Peninsula University (CPUT) Requirements


Admission requirements

No person shall be admitted to a qualification unless he/ she satisfies the minimum admission requirements prescribed for the course and has:

  1. a matriculation certificate, issued by the matriculation Board (up to and including (1991) or the South African certification Board (since 1992);
  2. a Senior certificate;
  3. a certificate that has been endorsed in accordance with the South African certification council Act to the effect that he/ she has met the minimum requirements for admission to study at a university; or
  4. any alternative qualifications, including national certificate Vocational or relevant work experience (prior learning and/or experience) that is recognized in terms of the admission policy of the university as laid down by the council in consultation with Senate.

All candidates who comply with the minimum requirements are still subject to selection procedures.

A student shall be enrolled when his application for admission as a student has been approved, and when he has been registered in accordance with the rules of CPUT. only the Registrar or his/her nominee is allowed to communicate the outcome of the admission and selection process to prospective students.