CPUT BTech: Journalism Course and Fees

CPUT BTech: Journalism Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Students are taught how to fine-tune their writing skills. They are also given an introduction in media management, including the inner workings of newspapers and broadcast houses, and taught the basics of research methodology. Most of the classes are scheduled to take place after hours and over weekends.
Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in a variety of media and related industries. A BTech in journalism provides a good stepping stone to a career in media management.

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

Notification of relocation

Please be informed and take note that it is the University’s intention (approval in principle has been granted) to RELOCATE the following programmes (classes and courses) to the CAPE TOWN CAMPUS with effect from 1 JANUARY 2014:

  • National Diploma in Film & Video Technology
  • National Diploma in Journalism
  • National Diploma in Photography
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Journalism
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Photography
Syllabus and fees
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / One year
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Moses Mthethwa
Telephone: 021 460 3923
Fax: –
Email: mthethwam@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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