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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

7th Teaching and Learning Colloquium 2019

27-29 March 2019, Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa  including post-colloquium workshops, organized and hosted by the Teaching and Learning Development Centre (TLDC) from Mangosuthu University of Technology. It aims at addressing various issues of current interest in the higher education sector. Participation in this colloquium is invited from academics in the field of education, and other stakeholders in higher education institutions. 

Graduation 2019

Count down to the first the first session commencing on 9 April 2019

Dr Thobile Poswa, HOD, Environmental Health, seated, left, with partners from the various organisations, and Thulisile, fourth from right

MUT and partners commemorate National Water Week

As water continues to be a scarce resource around the world, Mangosuthu University Technology (MUT) and the Department of Health, Umgeni Water, and eThekwini Municipality joined forces to commemorate National Water Week.  At the event, which was hosted by MUT’s Department of Environmental Health on Tuesday 19 March 2019, all parties harmoniously sent out a strong message that water was a fundamental human need and played an essential role in all forms of life.

After the formal part of the orientation, the first years had a chance to be children again

Orientation gives students a head start

In an attempt to equip new students with the necessary foundation to enable them to adapt to life at residences and cope with the shock of having to share living spaces with other fellow students, the MUT’s Student Housing Unit hosted this year’s residence orientation on Saturday, 16 March 2019 for students residing at the on-campus residences.

Ndlelenhle Jiyane, a warden in one of the main campus residences, said the aim of the Orientation was to give the students a head start. 

Zama, right, receiving some gift vouchers from GEM's MD, Idris Pandor

MUT awards top performing schools in Umlazi

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) is once again hosting the annual Circle of Excellence Awards (CoE) today to honour local schools that performed exceptionally in 2018 Grade 12 examinations. The event is also meant to encourage other schools to improve their results and join their counterparts in achieving excellent results.

The CoE is a brainchild of MUT, working with the leadership of the Department of Education’s Umlazi District. 




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