CPUT BSc: Nuclear Medicine Technology (Nqf Level 8) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

Nuclear Medicine Technology (NQF Level 8)

BSc: (Bachelor Of Science)

The aim of this four year professional degree is to develop professionals who, in addition to demonstrating the knowledge and skills required in Nuclear Medicine, have also gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in the appropriate workplace context.

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist should be proficient in a range of generic and academic skills, having a broad integrated knowledge of health science. He/she should be a reflective practitioner and a life-long learner in the profession in order to benefit the community and society.The curriculum facilitates the holistic development of the student. Students gain professional skills in the clinical environment. This involves working with patients as part of the Health Care Team.

Career Information
Nuclear Medicine involves the use of radioactivity in the diagnosis and to a lesser extent, treatment of disease. Nuclear Medicine involves dispensing and administering radioactive substances to a patient. The distribution of the radioactivity within the patient�s body is then imaged using a Gamma Camera in order to obtain information on the structure and function of organs. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist forms part of a multidisciplinary team.
Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, and related industries.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms Carolyn Lackay
Telephone: 021 959 6538/6535
Fax: –
Email: lackayc@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

CPUT BSc: Radiation Therapy(Nqf Level 8) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

Radiation Therapy(NQF Level 8)

BSc: (Bachelor Of Science)

The aim of this four year professional degree is to develop professionals who, in addition to demonstrating the knowledge and skills required in Radiation Therapy, have also gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in the appropriate workplace context.

The Radiation Therapist should be proficient in a range of generic and academic skills, having a broad integrated knowledge of health science. The radiographer should be a reflective practitioner and a life-long learner in the profession in order to benefit the community and society.

The curriculum facilitates the holistic development of the student. Students gain professional skills in the clinical environment. This involves working with patients as part of the Health Care Team.

Career Information
Radiation Therapy involves the use of high energy radiation to administer a therapeutic dose to a patient, and is mainly but not exclusively used to treat malignant diseases. Radiation Therapy is given in conjunction with other modalities, with Radiation Therapists forming part of a multidisciplinary team. While Radiation Therapy is the main focus, the Radiation Therapists also have to manage the psychological and emotional aspects that the patient may experience during the course of treatment being administered. Treatment simulation, graphic planning, dosimetry, quality assurance, counselling and treatment delivery are some of the aspects applicable to this profession.
Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, and related industries.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs Lizel Hudson
Telephone: 021 959 6538/6045
Fax: –
Email: hudsonl@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT BSc: Diagnostic Radiography(Nqf Level 8) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

Diagnostic Radiography(NQF Level 8)

BSc: (Bachelor Of Science)

The aim of this four year professional degree is to develop professionals who, in addition to demonstrating the knowledge and skills required in Diagnostic Radiography have also gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in the appropriate workplace context.

The Diagnostic Radiographer should be proficient in a range of generic and academic skills, having a broad integrated knowledge of health science. The radiographer should be a reflective practitioner and a life-long learner in the profession in order to benefit the community and society.

The curriculum facilitates the holistic development of the student. Students gain professional skills in the clinical environment. This involves working with patients as part of the Health Care Team.

Career Information
The Diagnostic Radiographer works in a multidisciplinary team. Diagnostic Radiography mainly entails the production of digital images that may be used to diagnose or confirm medical diagnoses and to aid in therapeutic and interventional procedures. Diagnostic Radiography utilizes radiation to produce images of the human body and includes General and Specialised Radiography, Trauma and Theatre Radiography, Angiography, Mammography and Computer Tomography. Magnetic Resonance Imaging utilises magnetic fields to produce 3 Dimensional images.
Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, community health centres, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, and related industries.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs Valdiela Daries
Telephone: 021 959 6538/5595
Fax: –
Email: dariesv@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT BTech: Radiography (Diagnostic) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

RADIOGRAPHY (DIAGNOSTIC)– No new applications for 2018 (only returning students)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Radiographers achieving this qualification will be competent to analyse, integrate and apply scientific, theoretical and clinical knowledge. They will be able to perform advanced and specialised technical procedures, to be managers and to problem-solve within one of the categories. This qualification will also prepare the practitioner for research.Discipline :
Diagnostic Radiography

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, community health centres, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, as medical representatives or in medical physics.Graduates in diagnostic radiography can also start independent private practices.

Other opportunities include post-graduate study:

  • Other radiography disciplines to Doctor of Radiography level
  • In radiography discipline of choice to Doctor of Radiography level
  • Specialised short courses
  • Higher education quualification

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs Valdiela Daries
Telephone: 021 959 6538/5595
Fax: –
Email: dariesv@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT BTech: Radiography (Ultrasound) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

RADIOGRAPHY (ULTRASOUND)– No new applications for 2018 (only returning students)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Radiographers achieving this qualification will be competent to analyse, integrate and apply scientific, theoretical and clinical knowledge. They will be able to perform advanced and specialised technical procedures, to be managers and to problem-solve within one of the categories. This qualification will also prepare the practitioner for research.Disciplines :
Ultrasound

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, community health centres, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, as medical representatives or in medical physics.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs Merlisa Kemp
Telephone: 021 959 8415
Fax: –
Email: nelsonme@cput.ac.za
Contact: Mrs Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT BTech: Radiography (Therapy) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

RADIOGRAPHY (THERAPY)– No new applications for 2018 (only returning students)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Radiographers achieving this qualification will be competent to analyse, integrate and apply scientific, theoretical and clinical knowledge. They will be able to perform advanced and specialised technical procedures, to be managers and to problem-solve within one of the categories. This qualification will also prepare the practitioner for research.Disciplines :
Radiotheraphy

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, community health centres, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, as medical representatives or in medical physics.Graduates in diagnostic radiography can also start independent private practices.

Other opportunities include post-graduate study:

  • Other radiography disciplines to Doctor of Radiography level
  • In radiography discipline of choice to Doctor of Radiography level
  • Specialised short courses
  • Higher education qualification

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs Lizel Hudson
Telephone: 021 959 6538/6045
Fax: –
Email: hudsonl@cput.ac.za
Contact: Mrs Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT BTech: Radiography (Nuclear Medicine) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

RADIOGRAPHY (NUCLEAR MEDICINE) – No new applications for 2018 (only returning students)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Radiographers achieving this qualification will be competent to analyse, integrate and apply scientific, theoretical and clinical knowledge. They will be able to perform advanced and specialised technical procedures, to be managers and to problem-solve within one of the categories. This qualification will also prepare the practitioner for research.Disciplines :
Nuclear Medicine

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in academic hospitals, community health centres, private and public practice both nationally and internationally, research institutes, as medical representatives or in medical physics.Graduates in diagnostic radiography can also start independent private practices.

Other opportunities include post-graduate study:

  • Other radiography disciplines to Doctor of Radiography level
  • In radiography discipline of choice to Doctor of Radiography level
  • Specialised short courses
  • Higher education qualification

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

(All disciplines)

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One/Two years (Refer to admission requirements above)
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years (Refer to admission requirements above)
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: C. Lackay
Telephone: 021 959 6538/6535
Fax: –
Email: lackayc@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Sonja Fortuin
Telephone: 021 959 6538
Fax: –
Email: fortuins@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

 

CPUT ND: Optical Dispensing (Nqf Level 6) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

OPTICAL DISPENSING (NQF level 6)

ND: (National Diploma)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduates with the minimum requirements for accreditation and registration with the Health Profession Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a dispensing optician.
Career Opportunities

Working as a dispensing optician is a varied and multi-faceted career, which offers a balance between working with people and using modern scientific technology to the benefit of the patient.A dispensing optician analyses a written prescription from an ophthalmologist or optometrist and also considers the lifestyle and working environment of the patient. By taking accurate facial measurements, using sophisticated equipment, applying knowledge of ophthalmic lens materials and interpreting the prescription, the dispensing optician can order, manufacture and process ophthalmic lenses and produce devices to correct defects of vision.

The work also entails screening before visual examinations as well as adjustments, maintenance and repairs to spectacles. The good dispensing optician develops and maintains a long relationship with the patient, which makes the career a rewarding and fulfilling one.

A dispensing optician usually sets up his or her own practice and registers with the HPCSA. The National Diploma in Optical Dispensing is an internationally recognised qualification.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
A pass mark in all subjects is required for promotion to the next semester.
Total number of subjects to obtain the National Diploma: 19
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including one year of approved experiential learning.
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Angelique Hendricks
Telephone: +27 21 460 3563
Fax: –
Email: hendricksa@cput.ac.za
Contact: Shaun Ketile
Telephone: +27 21 460 3560
Fax: –
Email: ketiles@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

CPUT MTech: Nursing (Nqf Level 8) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

NURSING (NQF Level 8)

MTech: (Magister Technologiae)

The aim of this programme is to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in nursing, and to contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing and new knowledge. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a dissertation, which complies with the generally accepted international norms at this level.
Masters in Nursing frequently asked questions
The aim of this programme is to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in nursing, and to contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing and new knowledge. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a dissertation, which complies with the generally accepted international norms at this level.
Career Information

Graduates are equipped to actively participate in research activities at various levels, including undertaking doctoral studies.They are also employed in research and teaching positions at Higher Education institutions.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are equipped to actively participate in research activities at various levels, including undertaking doctoral studies.They are also employed in research and teaching positions at Higher Education institutions.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum of one year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Minimum of two years
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
Course is offered on George Campus.
Course is offered on Worcester Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Dr Hilda Vember
Telephone: +27 21 959 6155
Fax: –
Email: vemberh@cput.ac.za
Contact: Faculty Office
Telephone: +27 21 959 6569
Fax: +27 21 959 6118
Email: jepthai@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

CPUT BTech: Primary Health Care (Nqf Level 7) Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE (NQF Level 7)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes will be 2019.
Primary Health Care brochure
Primary Health Care frequently asked questions
Study materials

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Carlin Samaai
Telephone: +27 21 953 8426
Fax: +27 86 754 2743
Email: samaaic@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.