CPUT BTech: Interior Design Courses and Fees

CPUT BTech: Interior Design Courses and Fees

Course Information and Fees


BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Graduates must produce a cohesive body of creative work that is a synthesis of technology, problem-solving and the application of research methodology. The course equips the graduate with current technological knowledge in the field of interior design.

Graduates must demonstrate the ability to co-ordinate and conduct research and development in a specialised area of design and/or technology in the field of Interior Design. These skills, coupled with a deeper understanding of the implications of design thinking, will contribute to the development of the local interior design industry within the global context.

Career Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available:

  • Interior design firms offering a professional consultancy service to clients, offer the opportunity to work towards a partnership, or with experience, to establish a practice
  • Shop-fitting firms providing a design and supply service for the installation of shop and office interiors
  • Retail groups planning their own interiors and employing shop-fitters on a contract basis for installation
  • Furniture manufacturers offering a contract or design and supply service
  • Interior design shops and suppliers of office furniture offering a design service
  • Architectural practices also employ interior specialists in their design teams

Graduates can register with the South African Institute for the Interior Design Professions (IID) as a candidate Junior Interior Designer, Interior Designer and Senior Interior Designer.

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.

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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):
For the duration of the course, the student is placed under the guidance of a supervisor, for both the practical and theoretical or written research components of the course.At the end of the period of study, the student must have completed a written report and a body of work, which will be exhibited on campus. A panel of staff, assisted by external moderators, will assess the exhibition.

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Thandiswa Madadasana
Telephone: 021 440 2237
Fax: –
Email: madadasanat@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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