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The Athlone Campus is home to the Western Cape College of Nursing. This well-resourced facility is the hub of CPUT’s Nursing Programme and is located in Klipfontein Road in Heideveld.

In 2013 the provincial health department did away with the college’s nursing diploma in favour of CPUT’s BTech programme, which started in 2014.

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) is associated with the Western Cape College of Nursing (WCCN) for the 4 year B.Tech Nursing degree.


  • Nursing : BTech (baccalaureus technologiae) 

The duration of this course is 4 years with 11 compulsory subjects in the first year, 8 in the second year, 9 iin the third year and 7 in the fourth year. ( see website for full details)

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