CPUT MTech: Information Technology Course and fees

CPUT MTech: Information Technology Course and fees

Course Information and Fees


MTech: (Magister Technologiae)

The aim of this programme is to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in information technology and information systems (IT/IS).Students may choose one of two options to complete the MTech Information Technology.

Option 1: Information Technology 
Students who have a research interest in any IT field may apply for admission to the research-based degree.

Option 2: e-Business Specialisation 
The e-Business specialisation is aimed at students with a background and/or interest in the application of IT/IS in the e-Business environment.

Students participate in a structured study programme. The programme consists of a series of compulsory components, in preparation for the research dissertation.

The objective of the programme is:

  • To expose the students to current e-Business topics, trends, and issues; and
  • To prepare the students to undertake a research project that culminates in a dissertation.
Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment at senior level in companies where they make contributions in research and development, operational or strategic aspects of IT/IS. They are also employed in research and teaching position in Higher Education institutions.

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

Fifth Year

Option 1: (Information Technology)
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum one year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Minimum 18 months
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Siyabonga Mfiki
Telephone: 021 460 3959
Fax: –
Email: mfikis@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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