CPUT MTech: Dental Technology Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


MTech: (Magister Technologiae)

This 180 credits qualification is offered at the NQSF level 9, and students will conduct independent research under the guidance of an appointed supervisor who also is a authority in that specific area in which the intended research will be conducted. This full research qualification is aligned to Rules in the General Student Handbook.Where the intended research cuts across different disciplines, the university will appoint a co-supervisor/s as and when required.


The final assessment will be based on the dissertation submitted which will be externally assessed by examiners appointed by the university.

The aim of this research qualification is to develop scholarship in the fields of dental material sciences, dental technology, new and future technologies, the business of dental technology, professional jurisprudence, professional ethics and conduct, dental technology specific education/teaching and learning and any other profession specific focus areas.

Ultimately, the graduate will make a valuable contribution to the existing body of knowledge and initiate change that will help to develop and advance the profession of dental technology.

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in research and product development, academic institutions, or may conduct their own commercial dental laboratory.

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

Registration with the South African Dental Technicians Council (SADTC)
The nature of the research may require from prospective students to be registered with the SADTC who is the statutory regulator of the dental technology profession. Please seek clarity in this regard if you are not registered as a practitioner in South Africa. This authority can be contacted via the website http://www.sadtc.org.za/
Syllabus and fees

Fifth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years
Course is offered on Tygerberg Hospital Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms Maureen Anthony
Telephone: +27 21 959 5571
Fax: +27 21 959 5879
Email: anthonym@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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