Mangosuthu University of Technology, MUT Admission Requirements

All university has a procedure for giving admission to students. Today, we will provide you with information on Mangosuthu University of Technology admission requirements. This article will also contain MUT courses and their admission requirements.

Mangosuthu University of Technology located at the outskirts of Durban, South Africa, overlooking the Indian Ocean. All the faculties in the institution have a minimum admission requirements student must meet. MUT offers admission using points aggregate which is calculated from the best five subjects presented by the student seeking admission.

Apart from the point system, some departments do administer entrance test for prospective students. All these requirements are put in place for MUT to admit the best candidates for each course. Also, the university give priority to students that choose them as first choice ane second choice.

Mangosuthu University of Technology, MUt

Mangosuthu University of Technology, MUT Courses and Admission Requirements

Below are the requirements students must meet to stand a chance for admission at MUT.

Minimum Entrance Requirements

Below are the MUT general admission requirements:

  • Students with National Senior Certificate with a diploma pass or N3 with 50% pass in Mathematics and English
  • A minimum of 5 subjects with level 4 pass for diploma study and level 3 for Access Courses
  • English Home Language or First Additional Language, level 4 pass
  • Pass level at specific subject combination relevant to the qualification
  • Meet faculty minimum admission requirements as listed on the CAO handbook

MUT Point calculation matrix

National Senior Certificate:

NSC LEVEL RATING

NSC PERCENTAGE

POINTS

90 – 100

8

7

80 – 89

7

6

70 – 79

6

5

60 – 69

5

4

50 – 59

4

3

40 – 49

3

 

Senior Certificate:
SymbolHigher GradeStandard Grade

A

8

6

B

7

5

C

6

4

D

5

3

E

4

2

MUT Courses Admission Requirements

Faculty of Engineering Requirements and CAO codes

QualificationMinimum requirements

CAO code

Duration

Chemical Engineering
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-CE3

3yrs

Civil Engineering
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-CV3

3yrs

Surveying
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-SV3

3yrs

Building
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-BU3

3yrs

Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-EE5

3yrs

Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science            4
  • English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-ME3

3yrs

 

Engineering Access (bridging) programmes and CAO codes

QualificationMinimum requirementsCAO codeDuration
Chemical EngineeringPhysical Science      3MN-M-CEB6 Months
Civil EngineeringPhysical Science      3MN-M-CVB6 Months
Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3
MN-M-EEB6 Months
Mechanical Engineering
  • English 4
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3
MN-M-MEB6 Months
Building
  • English 4
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3
MN-M-BUB6 Months
Surveying
  • English 4
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3
MN-M-SVB6 Months

 

Faculty of Management Sciences Requirements and CAO codes  

 

QualificationMinimum requirementsCAO codeDuration
Accounting
  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4,
  • Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
MN-M-AC3

3yrs

Cost and

Management

Accounting

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4,
  • Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
MN-M-CM3

3yrs

Public Finance and

Accounting

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4,
  • Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
MN-M-PF3

3yrs

Human Resource Management
  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language  4
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
MN-M-HR3

3yrs

Marketing
  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 5
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
  • Accounting 3
MN-M-MK3

3yrs

Office Management & Technology
  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Any other 5 accredited subjects
  • 25 points
  • It will be an advantage to have a pass in typing or computer
MN-M-OT3

3yrs

Public

Administration

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language  4
  • Any other 5 accredited subjects
  • 25 points
MN-M-PA3

3yrs

 

FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES REQUIREMENTS AND CAO CODES

QualificationMinimum requirementsCAO codeDuration
Agriculture
  • Agricultural Science 4 OR
  • Life Science 4
  • English Home Language 4  OR
  • English First Additional Language 4 Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
  • Physical Science 3
MN-M-AG3

3yrs

Biomedical Science
  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Mathematics 4
  • Life Sciences  4 OR
  • Physical Science 4
  • Compulsory entrance test
MN-M-BD3

3yrs

Analytical Chemistry
  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
MN-M-AN3

3yrs

Community Extension
  • English Home Language 4
  • And level 4 in one of these subjects;
  • Agricultural Science,  Consumer Studies, Life Science, Geography, Economics
MN-M-CX3

3yrs

Environmental Health
  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
  • Physical Science 3 OR
  • Life Science 3

(Geo and Agric Science 4 recommended)

MN-M-EV3

3yrs

Nature Conservation
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Agricultural Science  4 OR
  • Life Science 4
  • Mathematics 3
MN-M-NC3

3yrs

Information Technology
  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 3
  • Mathematics 3 OR
  • Mathematics Literacy 4
  • Compulsory entrance test
MN-M-IT3

3yrs

MUT Contact Address

You can contact MUT admission centre, your faculty of interest and so on using the information below:

Enquiries031 907 7111
Admissions Call Centre031 907 7111
Student Accounts Officer031 907 7339
Bursaries Officer031 907 7462
NSFAS031 907 7353
Schools Liaison Office031 907 7353
Financial Aid Bureau031 907 7106
Central Applications Office086 086 0 226
Faculty of Engineering031 907 7172
Faculty of Management Sciences031 907 7452
Faculty of Natural Sciences031 907 7678
Physical Address511 Mangosuthu Highway, Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal,4031  OR
511 Griffiths Mxenge Highway, Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal,4031
GPSLatitude: S 29 58.142 Longitude: E 30 54.768

 

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