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


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.

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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 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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