12 January 2022
MUT popularity soars among potential students
Issued on behalf of Ms Mbali Mkhize, Senior Director: Marketing & Communications
Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) is gearing up for registration for the 2022 academic year which will commence in February 14. The University has received more than 105 000 applications, for 3516 for places for new students in its three faculties for the 2022 academic year.
Zolisa Gqamane, Deputy Registrar: Academic, said: “the number of first-time entering students for 2022 academic year is 3516 across all faculties.
The Faculty of Engineering received 17 411 for all its six mainstream academic programmes and the Extended Curriculum Programmes and access courses. The Faculty of Management Sciences received the biggest number of applications. The Faculty received 45 995 applications for all its academic programmes, including the Extended Curriculum Programme. The Faculty of Natural Sciences received 43 932 applications. These included 60 prospective Master’s students, and 70 prospective Postgraduate Diploma students, both in the Department of Nature Conservation. The Diploma in Office Management and Technology received 12 235 applications, making it the most popular offering in the University. Altogether, the University received 107 338 applications for January/February 2022 intake.
MUT registration for 2022 is scheduled for 14-25 February 2022.
Gqamane said new and returning students were encouraged to make use of MUT online registration platform. The Institution is expected to enroll a total of 13 524 students, which includes both new and returning students.