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 2019 (Clinical Technology and Medical Laboratory Sciences)
14 August 2019 (Child and Youth Care)
15 August 2019 (Chiropractic)
30 August 2019 (Radiography and Homeopathy)
31 August 2019 (Journalism, Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics and Emergency Medical Care)
20 September 2019 (Dental Technology)
30 September 2019 (all other programmes) 

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Open Days

Open Week Begins: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Open Weekends: Saturday, 18 May 2019

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)
  • R250 (International student)
  • R400 (Late application fee for SA citizens)
  • R500 (Late application fee for international students)


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.

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.


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.


  • 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