12 months
533 EUR/year
533 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Technology from Cape Peninsula University of Technology aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in biomedical technology.


Biomedical Technology from Cape Peninsula University of Technology teaches students to contribute to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing and new knowledge.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedicine
  • Medical Technology
  • Health Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An HEQSF aligned Level 8 qualification or an equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
  • A pass in the language which is the medium of instruction at the University (English or Afrikaans).
  • Specific pass grades: IGCSE: A, B or C; HIGCSE: 1, 2 or 3.
  • Complete and legible transcripts of academic records in respect of all degrees or other higher education qualifications, together with the final certificates, preceding qualifications leading to any post-graduate or other advanced qualification when the latter is submitted.
  • Certificates in foreign languages should be submitted with sworn translations into English by an accredited translator.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    533 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 533 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    533 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 533 EUR per year during 12 months.

Estimated fee: 9060 ZAR

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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