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Faculty of Engineering

It is almost 40 years since Mangosuthu Technikon now Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) started offering National Diploma Engineering programmes that provide students with career oriented skills through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the work place.

Faculty of Management Sciences

The Faculty of Management Sciences is a diverse, dynamic sector of the campus and home to the departments of Accounting, Communication, Economics, Human Resource Management, Law, Marketing, Office Technology and Public Management that provides students with career oriented skills through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the work place.

Faculty of Natural Sciences

The Faculty of Natural Sciences is one of the three faculties at MUT and is made up of eight departments in the various disciplines of the natural sciences that provides students with career oriented skills through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the work place.

Strategy Review & Development

The University-wide consultative meetings led by Dr Enoch Duma Malaza, Vice-Chancellor & Principal, have been concluded. Dr Malaza met all levels of management, researchers, support staff, academics, and students. Thanks to everyone who attended and participated during the meetings, and on the digital and other platforms. Over 421 staff and 18 students attended the meetings. The next phase is VC engagement on the strategic review process with executive management.


National Student Financial Aid Scheme

MUT launches two Advanced Diplomas with Department of Agriculture

Today MUT launches two new academic programmes in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. The Advanced Diplomas in Crop Production, and Agricultural Extension and Community Development programmes are being launched in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural and Rural Development.

Commenting on the launch of the programmes, the Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof Alfred Msomi has said what the University was doing is in line with the national agenda.

Nature Conservation department continues to pave the way

The Department of Nature Conservation shone once again for the second consecutive year, during the graduation on Saturday, 13 April 2019. This time around the department graduated six Master’s students, with one student obtaining her qualification cum laude.Commenting on the success of the Department and its future plans, the Head of Department, Professor Peter Small said his intention was to see the department provide a complete suite of qualifications culminating in a PhD. 

Karate ace takes bodybuilding by storm 

Thembelihle Cele (22), a Chemical Engineering S4 student, known for her success in karate has now taken another sport by storm. Responding to the Bodybuilding Manager’s call for more female students to join the sport, Cele recently competed in the sport and came up second in her category.On Saturday, 13 April 2019, Cele obtained a second spot in the beach bikini, over 163cm category in the King Shaka Classic Bodybuilding tournament at Durban’s North Beach.  Although this was her first time, Thembelihle was able to hold her own. “I put in a lot of effort into the practice. I was also mentally prepared. 




Diploma in Building

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Surveying  












Management Sciences

Diploma in Accounting

Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting

Diploma in Office Management and Technology

Advanced Diploma in Office Management and Technology

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma in Marketing

Advanced Diploma in Marketing

Diploma in Public Finance and Accounting

Diploma in Public Management


Natural Sciences

Diploma in Agriculture

Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

Diploma in Agriculture in Animal Production

Diploma in Biomedical Technology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Diploma in Community Extension

Diploma in Environmental Health

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Nature Conservation

Advanced Diploma in Nature Conservation

Postgraduate Diploma in Nature Conservation

Master of Nature Conservation