CPUT BTech: Industrial Design Courses and Fees

CPUT BTech: Industrial Design Courses and Fees

Course Information and Fees


BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

The course equips students with the knowledge and skills to compose and apply an appropriately researched professional design process to problems related to mass-produced products, resulting in proposals that take account of the desired function, all user aspects, environmental responsibilities and cultural suitability.The graduate will be able to present the proposals, illustrate the desirability of the proposed products and fully justify the applied decision-making in a detailed design report. Graduates will be able to produce a business plan describing and quantifying the necessary steps to transform the proposals into a real product.

Career Opportunities
This course is aimed at industrial designers who have the competence to handle industrial design projects independently, who are self-employed or who work for an industrial design company. Further employment opportunities exist as in-house designers for manufacturing companies, as niche skills specialists like CAD operators, model makers or illustrators, or in design-related fields such as special effects and props for the film industry.

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

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Popi Makubalo
Telephone: 021 460 3296
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@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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