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.


Dean’s Welcome

Professor AM Msomi 

The faculty is a pioneer in the fields of Nature Conservation and Environmental. It was the first, amongst other Universities of Technology, to offer the Advanced Diploma in Nature Conservation and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health. From 2017 the faculty will offer a Master’s programme in Nature Conservation, a first for a University of Technology in South Africa.

Study Natural Sciences

Diploma in Agriculture

Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

Diploma in Animal Production

Diploma in Biomedical Technology

Baccalaureus Technologiae: Biomedical Technology

Diploma in Community Extension

Diploma in Environmental Health

Diploma in Nature Conservation

Master of Nature Conservation 

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

Advanced Diploma in Nature Conservation

 Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Crop Production

Diploma in Information Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Nature 

 Bachelor of Health Sciences: Medical Laboratory Sciences

MUT staff, a student, and other stakeholders at the event

IRDCE hosts roundtable to streamline MUT community development projects

The IRDCE hosted a roundtable meeting to discuss community development projects that MUT is involved in. 


Dave's drone at work

MUT drone project among SASA’s top 10 innovations

The MUT drone project has been selected by the South African Space Agency as one of its top 10 innovations in the country.