Durban University of Technology (DUT)

Durban University of Technology (DUT), established in 2002 as a merger between Technikon Natal and ML Sultan Technikon, is a university located in Kwa-Zulu Natal. It has four campuses in Durban and two in Pietermaritzburg.

Application Date:

29 July 2018 (Clinical Technology and Medical Laboratory Sciences)
14 August 2018 (Child and Youth Care)
15 August 2018 (Chiropractic)
30 August 2018 (Radiography and Homeopathy)
31 August 2018 (Journalism, Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics and Emergency Medical Care)
20 September 2018 (Dental Technology)
30 September 2018 (all other programmes) 

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Open Days

Open Week Begins: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Open Week Ends: Saturday, 19 May 2018

Course 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 Fees:

  • R220 (SA citizen)
  • R275 (International student)
  • R440 (Late application fee for SA citizens)
  • R550 (Late application fee for international students)
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Step 1:  Apply Online

Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process through CAO. Please note, DUT only accepts online applications. Make sure you apply online.

Step 2:  Complete your online application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

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

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to DUT here


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 here. 

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


  • Faculty Breakdown [VIEW]
  • Fees Handbook [DOWNLOAD]
  • Entry Requirements and Career Options [DOWNLOAD]


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 031 373 2000

Need to find the institution?

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