Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) Applications


Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) Applications is now open.

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) encourage prospective students (Undergraduates) to apply online soon as possible for the academic year.

Application Dates

Applications Open: 15 March

Applications Close: 30 September

Faculty of Engineering – 1st Semester – 30 September
Faculty of Natural Sciences – 30 September
Analytical Chemistry – 2nd Semester-31 May
Faculty of Management Sciences – 30 September

Application Fees:

  • R200 for South African applicants
  • R250 for International applicants
  • R400 for late applications (South African applicants)
  • R500 for late applications (International applicants)

Planning a successful career at MUT doesn’t have to be a vague dream. We help prospective students make it a reality.

Are you having trouble deciding what career you would like to follow? We have developed a Career Decision-Making page – designed to take undecided learners through the career decision-making process in a systematic and user-friendly manner.


The University offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences

Importantly, all qualifications from the Mangosuthu University of Technology are recognised by all other Universities of Technology in SA.


Step 1:  Apply Online

Please note, MUT only accepts online applications. Make sure you apply online.
Prospective MUT students should apply through the Central Application Office (CAO).  Once on the site, click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Step 2:  Complete your Online Application form in full

Step 3:  Attach all Supporting Documents.

South African applicants need to attach the following certified copies: 

  • National Senior Certificate 
  • Identity Document
  • Students transferring from other universities should submit an original academic record and a certificate of good conduct.

International Students will need the following documents:

  • A valid study permit
  • Valid health insurance cover
  • A valid passport
  • GCE, GCSE, IGCSE or Cambridge School Certificate

Step 4: Apply for Student Residence.

To apply for accommodation, you’ll need to register on Student iEnabler here.  For more information on how to register.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

We hope that the information provided will enable you to make an informed decision about applying to MUT. To help you get the most out of the information provided, here are a few key points you should bear in mind:

  1. Identify the course you wish to study. Programmes offered can be found in Department Handbooks.
  2. The minimum entrance requirements for admission to the MUT for a South African applicant is a Senior Certificate or a recognized equivalent qualification. Over and above the minimum entrance requirements, each department also sets specific entrance requirements.
  3. With effect from 1 January 2009 the following are the entrance requirements :
    • a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training provided that a minimum of 4 recognised NSC 20-credit subjects must be passed.
    • These four subjects must:
      • include English with an achievement rating of 3 or better;
      • not exceed 2 official languages; and
      • have an achievement rating of 3 or better, in accordance with the NSC levels of achievement below:
  4. International applicants are required to check the International Brochure for detailed information on the admission process.
  5. Apply online at the Central Applications Office (CAO). (A prospective student who wishes to study at the DUT must apply via the CAO.)
  6. OR Apply through CAO

Please complete the CAO application form, and attach certified copies of your identity document and Grade 12 certificate (or final Grade 11, June/ Trial Grade 12 report if you have not written your final examination). The application form must reach the CAO office before the closing date of 31 October. CAO webpage at

Compulsory Documents

  • Indemnity Form
  • Suretyship Form
  • M65 DUT Deposit Slip
  • Bank Details for Electronic Transfer


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 031 907 7111

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
511 Griffiths Mxenge Hwy, Umlazi, Durban, 4031

17 thoughts on “Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) Applications”

  1. I was doing grade 12 last year and I got Diploma with 26 points and I plied for Public management .but I got regret .

    If they a any spaces left please be in contact ..

  2. My name is Siphosonke Nţshangase I was doing Grade 12 last year i past with Deploma i want to do Agriculture. Crop production

  3. Hi my name is lungelo ngidi I was doing grade 12 last year and i passed with 30 points with level 4 in maths and physical science and i want to study civil engineering

  4. Hi my name is Zinhle i passed my matric last year and i want to study community extension this second semester please let me know if it would be possible

  5. Hi I’m ZWELAKHE Ngomane i passed matric last year with Bachelor’s degree and i wanna do mechanical engineering i got level 3 in maths ,4 in English and level 6 in physics… please contact me if ever i qualify to become an engineer

  6. Hi I’m SAMKELISIWE GUMEDE i passed matric last year with Bachelor’s degree. I want to study HR management this second semester .

  7. hi I have applied for late application for 2020 iwish to know if is it possible that imay be accepted for second semester

  8. Hi I’m Thembi Mosibi. I passed my matric in the year of 2018 and I obtained Bachelor Degree . In 2019 I attended at Rostec College. I am wishing to study for BED in foundation phase in the year of 2021.

  9. Hi I’m Nokwazi Nsibande. I passed my
    Matric 2019 with Diploma and 25 points .l wish know if January 2021 intake have started and I wish to do Office management and technology

  10. My name is Sanele i passed with bachelors degree last year i applied for community Extention it is my dream to study communty extention can i please get an offer so that i can stufy and change many lives in poor commnities.

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