Durban University of Technology (DUT)

About

THE DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (DUT) is a globally-recognised University based in KwaZulu-Natal. The University comprises five campuses in Durban and two campuses in Pietermaritzburg with a total of six faculties striving to transform the lives and livelihoods of over 33 000 students. DUT is a result of the merger in 2002 of two prestigious Technikons – ML Sultan and Technikon Natal – and was named the Durban Institute of Technology, later to become the Durban University of Technology in line with the rest of the universities of technology.

 

A member of the International Association of Universities, DUT is a multi-campus university of technology at the forefront of higher education, technological training, research and innovation. DUT has six faculties: Accounting and Informatics, Applied Sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering and the Built Environment, Health Sciences and Arts and Design.

 

In alignment with DUT’s strategy ENVISION2030, the University would like to see its staff and students become entrepreneurial and innovative. In 2020, DUT was ranked among the top 500 universities globally, 10th for citations globally and fifth nationally. DUT’s ENVISION2030 (E2030) strategy adopts the concept of the DNA double stranded structure as representing the core essence of what should characterise DUT and its people. The first DNA strand is people-centred and engaged and the second is innovative and entrepreneurial. 

 

WORLD RANKINGS

 

The Durban University of Technology shows up favourably as one of the top five universities in South Africa and is ranked in the top 500 universities of the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. Due to DUT’s ever increasing levels of performance and research outputs, according to the World University Rankings, the Institution ranks 10th in the world on citations, raising DUT significantly up the ladder to greater academic heights.

 

The Durban University of Technology (DUT)  was recently ranked 2nd in South Africa and 102 in the world by the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings

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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1:  Apply Online

Undergraduate apply online via the Central Applications Office (CAO) by visiting their website at www.cao.ac.za.  Please note, DUT only accepts online applications for undergraduate studies.  Make sure you apply online.

Step 2:  Complete your online application form in full. 

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Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4: Complete a residence application form. Please note that this is part of the application process.

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to DUT.

Qualification Cost Range per Annum

Course cost ranges from R670 to R23 260 per instalment. To find out specific course costs, check out the fees handbook. 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

Download the DUT 2021 application closing date’s brochure here

APPLICATION FEES

  • R250 (SA citizen)
  • R300 (International student)
  • R470 (Late application fee for SA citizens)
  • R580 (Late application fee for international students)

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QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

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

  • Faculty of Accounting and Informatics
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Management Sciences

View DUT’s prospectus for more information. 

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope.

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email: info@dut.ac.za
Tel:
031 373 2000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
Durban University of Technology 
Musgrave, Durban, 4001

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