Mangosuthu University of Technology MUT

MUT strives to offer students an unforgettable campus life by providing valuable academic programming, academic support services to enhance students’ progress, leadership and entrepreneurial development programmes, an active sports culture, and a sense of community service. In 2014, the MUT campus was declared an alcohol-free zone.

Our students represent all the nine South African provinces and beyond the South African boarders.

MUT identifies teaching and learning as its core business and therefore seeks to excel in academic learning and achievement

MUT Application Closing Dates

Important closing dates:

Faculty of Engineering – first semester applications – 30 September

Faculty of Engineering – second semester applications – 31 May

Faculty of Natural Sciences – 30 September

Analytical Chemistry – second semester applications – 31 May

Faculty of Management Sciences – 30 September

Applications submitted after 30 September accumulate a late application fee determined by the CAO.

MUT Application Status

Checking the progress of your application

You can track the progress of your application by going to and enter your CAO number, or sending an email to or call 031 268 4444

MUT Online Application

You may also apply online by going to, click on the apply tab, then click on apply now, and follow the easy application process.

MUT Application Form

Download Postgraduate Application Form Also Application forms can be downloaded from the CAO website,

MUT Registration

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) Online Registration Usually takes place in January or February of every year.

MUT Prospectus

Download MUT Prospectus here


How to apply to MUT

All first year applications are submitted through the Central Applications Office (CAO). This is a simplified way of applying for more than one programme, using one application form, and paying a single application fee. Use your unique CAO number as a reference when paying the application fee. We advise prospective students to choose MUT as a first choice.

Application forms can be downloaded from the CAO website, You may also apply online by going to, click on the apply tab, then click on apply now, and follow the easy application process. The CAO number appears in tear-off slip on the CAO application form

MUT Admission Requirements

Each faculty stipulates admission requirements based on points aggregate calculated from the best five subjects presented by the prospective student.  Over and above the points system, some departments administer a compulsory entrance test.  Not all applicants who meet the minimum requirements can be accepted due to limited space. The selection process prioritises the best qualified applicants and those who selected MUT as their first or second choice.

Minimum Entrance Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate with a diploma pass or N3 with 50% pass in Mathematics and English
  • A minimum of 5 subjects with level 4 pass for diploma study and level 3 for Access Courses
  • English Home Language or First Additional language, level 4 pass
  • Specific subject combination and pass level relevant to the qualification
  • Minimum points as per faculty requirement and as listed on the CAO handbook

Courses Offered At MUT


Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering



Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering. Find Full List of MUT Courses Offered here

MUT Contact Details

Contacting MUT

Application and admissions call centre – 031 819 9280 / 9282 / 9284 / 9286 / 9287

Switchboard – 031 907 7111

Admission enquiries – 031 907 7181

Faculty of Engineering – 031 907 7172

Faculty of Management Sciences – 031 907 7452

Faculty of Natural Sciences – 031 907 7678

Financial Aid Bureau – 031 907 7106

Schools Liaison Office – 031 907 7194