Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)

The Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT), named after Mangosuthu Buthelezi (founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party), is located on the coast just outside Durban. It comprises of approximately 10 000 students.  The institution has two campuses which are both located on the public transport access route.  MUT aims to provide students with valuable academic programmes, academic support services as well as sports activities and a sense-of-community service. 

Application Dates:

30 September 2018 
*Please note:  applications submitted after the closing date will incur a late application fee.

Application Fees:

  • R220 for South African applicants
  • R275 for International applicants
  • R440 for late applications (South African applicants)
  • R550 for late applications (International applicants)

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Open Days

  • 24 April 2018
  • 25 April 2018

Course Cost Range Per Semester

Tuition costs at MUT range between R4 530 and R15 350 per semester, depending on the course of study and subjects.

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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

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

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 hereFor more information on how to register, check out the guidelines here.

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 MUT’s application process here.


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

Importantly, all qualifications from MUT are recognised by all other Universities of Technology in SA.

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


  • NSFAS Information [VIEW]
  • Important Documentation Information [VIEW]


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 031 907 7111

Need to find the institution?

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