CPUT Diploma: Photography Course and Fees

CPUT Diploma: Photography Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


Diploma: (Diploma)

The course equips students with the skills, knowledge and discipline essential for a successful career in photography. Graduates are competent, self-motivated and creative, producing work with a strong emphasis on conceptual content and technical skills appropriate to a particular professional context. Photography is the art, science and practice of making, processing and delivering images for the fast-paced world of modern visual communication. All current genres of photography are explored.

Career Opportunities

A variety of possible employment opportunities are available to photography graduates in fields such as: fashion photography, high-end advertising imagery, sophisticated people and lifestyle depictions, commercial and industrial photography, scientific photography, photo journalists and self employment.

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

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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