BTech: Chemistry

BTech: Chemistry 

Course Information and Fees


BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

Graduates of this course are able to devise and apply specialised strategies and relevant management principles in quality control (QC) and research and development (R&D). They work as chemists, supervising technicians and technologists in chemical product and process development, and quality control.
Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities exist in chemical laboratories and production or sales environments. Industries such as petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, mining, metallurgy and educational institutions employ graduates from this course.Opportunities exist for graduates to pursue further educational qualifications. Graduates may apply for full membership of SACI (South African Chemical Institute) and professional registration as national science technologists with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP).

Admission requirements


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


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

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year (Bellville Campus)


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years (Bellville Campus)


Course is offered on Bellville Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:


Contact: Dawn Petersen (Administrative Assistant – Bellville)
Telephone: +27 21 959 8443


Contact: Louise van Wyk (Faculty Office)
Telephone: +27 21 959 6818


Contact: Moses Nyathi (Administrative Assistant – Cape Town)
Telephone: +27 21 460 3174

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