CPUT Diploma: Film Production Course and Fees

CPUT Diploma: Film Production Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


Diploma: (Diploma)

The programme cultivates a supportive environment to maximise growth and to foster a professional work ethic. The aim of the course is to shape students for the real world of film and television production and to simulate industry conditions as closely as possible. High quality learning opportunities are offered to allow students to gain valuable experience and to reach their full potential. Classes are small with practical hands-on sessions supported by appropriate theory. During the three year programme, the student will be involved in producing, writing, filming, editing, recording and mixing sound and lighting for one or all of the following: documentary, music video, public service announcement and short fiction films.

Career Opportunities

Students are prepared for careers in the feature film, commercial/advertising and television industries. Type of jobs: Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Lighting Technician, Sound Producer and Editor. Types of films and media: Documentaries, television, commercials, corporate videos, feature films, web and mobile.

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

First Year

Cape Town Campus:

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mr M Mthethwa
Telephone: +27 21 460 3923 /+27214609010
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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