CPUT BTech: Jewellery Design And Manufacture Course and Fees

CPUT BTech: Jewellery Design And Manufacture Course 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 computer-aided design and associated manufacturing processes.

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 jewellery design and manufacture.

These skills coupled with a deeper understanding of the implications of design thinking will contribute to the development of the local jewellery industry within the global context.

Career Opportunities

  • Become goldsmiths
  • Design and create original models for jewellery manufacturers for mass production
  • Manage the workshop of a jewellery manufacturer
  • Become a jewellery designer in a jewellery studio
  • Become a salesperson or manager in the jewellery retail industry
  • Design or manufacture theatre or costume jewellery
  • Become a buyer for large jewellery chain stores
  • Evaluate jewellery items
  • Repair jewellery items
  • Manage a design boutique/studio
  • Start a jewellery design and manufacture business

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):
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
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years
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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