First semester saved, now soldiering onto the end of February!

“There was a time when things looked bleak and we needed to put our heads together on how best we could save both the academic year and lives. Together, we came up with innovative ideas on how we could save the academic year and save lives.

Improved mid-term pass rates as MUT starts second semester

MUT has recorded an improvement in its mid-year student pass rate compared to last year at a similar period despite having to adopt a hybrid teaching and learning strategy necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Nature Conservation’s CAB holds a workshop with Austrian university

The Department of Nature Conservation keeps raising the bar higher. This week, the department became the first department in the University to have a bilateral meeting with another university.

Human Resources professor elected to the provincial sport body

Professor Logan Naidoo of the Department of Human Resources and Management is now a Member of the Executive of the KwaZulu-Natal Sport Confederation (KZNSC). 

Head of Marketing elected Senate Rep to Council

The University’s first online voting was facilitated by the Office of the Registrar. This was the first for MUT and may become the new normal with Microsoft Teams meetings gaining popularity by the day. 

More PhDs for MUT staff – Acting Vice-Chancellor tells Senate

At a Senate meeting held on 19 November 2020, Professor Marcus Ramogale, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal of MUT affectionately announced that the following staff members have completed their PhDs

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MUT Contacts

MUT Health and Safety Officer:

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MUT Campus Health HoD

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Policy Framework to address Gender Based Violence in the Post-School Education and Training System

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.





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