Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT Postgraduate Application Forms 2022
CPUT Postgraduate Application Forms 2022 – see details below to download the application form to apply …
GUIDE TO THE COMPLETION OF THE APPLICATION FORM
Please read the information and instructions contained in the following pages carefully before completing the application form.
1)This form must ONLY be completed by applicants applying towards programs that cannot be submitted online.
2)International and Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) applicants must complete this form.
3)Consult the CPUT website for more details and to apply online at: www.cput.ac.za/study/apply
4)If you have had a break of a year or more in your studies, you MUST RE-APPLY TO CONTINUE YOUR STUDIES.
5)Certain programs are offered at certain campuses only, while others are presented at more than one campus. Although everything will be done to accommodate you at the campus of your preference, placement remains at the discretion of the University.
6)Prospective applicants who have handed in their application form should track their application status at www.cput.ac.za/study/track. If accepted, your acceptance letter can be downloaded from this web page.
7)International prospective applicants can download the Office of International Affairs’ (OIA) guideline document at www.cput.ac.za/students/ life/international.
SECTION A: INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM
1.1NB: Only one (1) application form per applicant is allowed. Any additional applications will not be processed
1.2This form must be completed by all applicants applying to do Postgraduate Studies. Returning students with a break in their studies of a year or more must re-apply to continue their studies (no application fee payable).
1.3It is in your own interest to ensure that this form is completed in full and that certified copies of all supporting documents are enclosed (ensure that certified copies are less than three (3) months old). If any questions are left unanswered or certified documents are not enclosed, or the contract is not signed, it will cause a delay as the form will be returned to you for completion. PLEASE WRITE IN BLOCK LETTERS/ ALL CAPS.
1.4.1M & D Full Research studies is 15 MARCH
1.4.2M & D Course Based studies is 30 SEPTEMBER
1.4.3BEd Honours degree is 30 SEPTEMBER
1.5For any further enquiries, please contact the Faculty Research Administrators at: Applied Sciences +27 (0)21 460 4243; Business & Management Sciences +27 (0)21 460 9025; Education +27 (0)21 680 1585; Health & Wellness Sciences +27 (0)21 959 6352; Engineering & the Built Environment +27 (0)21 959 6632; Informatics & Design +27 (0)21 469 1012.
2 Admission requirements
2.1Consult Faculty brochures or website for minimum admission and specific qualification requirements.
2.2Acceptance is dependent on meeting the minimum admission and specific qualification requirements as well as on a supervisor being available for specific fields of study – the student should consult with the department before submitting their application.
2.3All applicants who comply with the minimum requirements are still considered for admissions.
2.4CPUT offers the opportunity for qualifying individuals to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Before applying, please read what the RPL process for Advanced Standing (status into postgraduate studies) entails by visiting the CPUT website: www.cput.ac.za/study/rpl
RPL for advanced standing requires a detailed analysis of the research that you would like to undertake, evaluating both subject expertise and research methodology. In order to start the RPL process, you need to submit information about yourself and your research interests as specified on the RPL pages, together with this application form on the relevant campus.
You may apply for RPL advanced standing if:
a)you are at least 25 years old or have completed some formal studies;
b)you have sufficient work experience of at least eight years or have some completed formal studies;
c)your work experience is relevant to the qualification that you are interested in or have some formal studies in the same or related field NB: Please submit all the required information before 30 June. No late applications will be accepted
INFORMATION PAGES TO BE RETAINED BY THE STUDENT
3 Documents to be submitted with your application form
3.1A certified copy (less than three (3) months old) of the first page of your Identity Document/ Card must accompany your application.
3.2A certified copy (less than three (3) months old) of your National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification must be submitted with your application.
If you attended any other higher education institution, an original Academic Record and a Certificate of Conduct, or certified copies (less than three (3) months old) of other certificates/ diplomas/ degrees obtained previously, must also be submitted.
3.3Should the name on the National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification differs from the name on the application form, proof should be provided to explain the change in name.
3.4International applicants must also meet the requirements set out in section 4.
3.5CPUT reserves the right to verify and take legal action if documents are not authentic.
4.International applicants (foreign citizens)
4.1Certified copies of the following applicable documents must accompany this form (must be less than three (3) months old):
a)Permanent residency applicants: Passport and proof of permanent residency/ SA Identity Document/ Card.
b)Refugee asylum seeker temporary permit/formal recognition of refugee status in the RSA.
•Congo-Brazzaville applicants must submit the Liste des Admis au Bac.
•Applications from DRC CONGO must also submit JOURNAL with their qualifications.
•Transcript and copies of your previous qualifications obtained.
•Applicants with qualifications from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) should submit a scratch card.
•Students from Angola, Cameroon, and all the countries not mentioned above, must submit a letter from their respective embassies CONFIRMING AUTHENTICITY of documents and certificates of the candidate. For any further enquiries contact the Office of International Affairs (OIA) on Tel: +27 (0)21 959 6085 (Bellville Campus); Tel: +27 21 460 8390 (District Six Campus).
•All international applicants are required to submit a SAQA certificate when applying to CPUT for all the programs.
•NB: The closing date for Masters and Doctorate Full Research studies for international applications: 15 March ; for the
BEd Honours Degree: 31 August
5.Approved qualifications obtained outside the Republic of South Africa (RSA)
5.1An applicant may qualify for admission on the basis of qualifications obtained outside the Republic of South Africa, whether they are SA citizens or not. Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis.
•Your school-leaving certificate should be submitted with the English translation of the certificate.
•An evaluation by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is mandatory for all non-South African qualifications. SAQA can be contacted at Postnet Suite 248, Private Bag X06, Waterkloof 0145, South Africa. Tel: +27 (0)12 431 5000; Web: www.saqa.org.za CPUT Postgraduate Application Forms
6.Foreign/ international school-leaving certificates held by SA citizens
6.1SA citizens who are holders of foreign/international certificates (e.g. Cambridge International Examinations) can be admitted ONLY IF they meet the minimum requirements for studying at a university in South Africa, and in addition, meet the minimum admission requirements of the program they are applying for (according to the faculty-specific requirements). Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis.CPUT Postgraduate Application Forms
•An evaluation by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is mandatory for all non-South African qualifications. SAQA can be contacted at: Postnet Suite 248, Private Bag X06, Waterkloof 0145, South Africa. Tel: +27 (0)12 431 5000; Web: www.saqa.org.za
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