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


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

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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 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 


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.


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