CPUT DTech: Biomedical Technology Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


DTech: (Doctor Technologiae)

The purpose of this programme is to develop the competence to conduct independent and original research in the field of biomedical technology. Such research should contribute significantly to the body of knowledge through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge.
Career Opportunities
Qualified medical technologists are employed in laboratories in Blood Transfusion Services, private pathology practices, the National Health Laboratory Services, the Medical Research Council, forensic laboratories, veterinary practices and other disciplines such as pharmaceutical companies. Opportunities also exist for medical technologists to become involved in research at academic institutions. Registered medical technologists may also apply for a license to practice in a private capacity in their own laboratories.

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

Sixth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum of two years
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Minimum of two years
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ingrid Jeptha
Telephone: +27 21 959 6491
Fax: +27 21 959 6118
Email: jephtai@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

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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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