CPUT B Tech Chemical Engineering

CPUT B Tech Chemical Engineering

CPUT B Tech Chemical Engineering,

Course Information and Fees


BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

The aim of the course is to broaden and deepen the knowledge base acquired at diploma level and to consolidate concepts and theories through substantive experimental and design projects. The projects emphasise the development of students, including knowledge acquisition, presentation and research skills.
Graduates can apply their knowledge and skills to chemical engineering problems, chemical process design, process operations management and relevant environmental issues, contributing to the needs of the chemical industry and society at large.
Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
This qualification is intended for process or chemical engineering technicians working in the process related industries. Learners achieving this qualification have the competence to apply existing process technology to chemical engineering related problems, process design and will illustrate competence thus contributing to the needs of the chemical industry.
Career Opportunities
Graduates may be involved at any stage of a chemical engineering project, from its conception to sale of the final product. These stages include: research and development, economic evaluation, design, equipment manufacture, plant construction and commissioning, plant operation, product sales and service.Employment is found in industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, fertilisers, fuel technology, oil refining, minerals processing, chemical manufacturing, and synthetic fibres. Opportunities also exist in environmental consultancy, and in government and Higher Education.

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

Professional Registration
The BTech: Engineering: Chemical is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional technologist.
Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two Years
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms Elizma Alberts
Telephone: +27 21 460 3657
Fax: +27 21 460 3706
Email: vanwyke@cput.ac.za
Contact: Ms Siyasanga Nqwazi
Telephone: +27 21 959 6083
Fax: +27 21 959 6118
Email: nqwazis@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 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.