TUT Postgraduate Online Application 2020
About TUT Postgraduate Online Application
Looking to further your postgraduate studies? Enhance your career? Do you need that competitive edge? Join TUT, the leading universities of technology in Africa.
Our postgraduate students are provided opportunities to participate in real-life research issues that affect not only the surrounding communities but the country, continent and the global village. Higher degree qualifications at TUT result from advanced teaching and learning requirements as well as an insightful and more academic focus. Overall, at TUT, we do not teach you what to think, but how to think. As the People’s University, our education has proven to transform individuals while empowering them to make a positive impact in the world.
A comprehensive choice of postgraduate programmes is offered across the seven faculties, while we provide platforms for critical thinking and intellectual debate across many fields and disciplines.
Applications for Master’s and PhDs are considered throughout the academic year. Applicants are advised to consult the Faculty and Departments before submitting their applications.
ONE-YEAR POST-DIPLOMA QUALIFICATIONS
Certain bachelor’s degrees in technology with a minimum duration of one year, the Bachelor of Education (Honours) (BEd (Hons)), the Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE), the Higher Diploma: Higher Education and Training and the Bachelor of Education Honours in Early Childhood
Development and General Education and Training are currently presented in a number of academic departments as post-diploma qualifications.
It is the policy of the Tshwane University of Technology to ensure that effective and quality supervision at postgraduate level is provided by qualified supervisors. The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) offers the following master’s and doctorate programmes:
Master’s Degree (HEQSF aligned).
Master’s Degree in Technology (Magister Technologiae).
Master’s Degree in Education (MEd).
Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) (HEQSF aligned).
Doctoral Degree (HEQSF aligned).
Doctorate in Technology (Doctor Technologiae).
Doctorate in Education (DEd)
Other Important Application Information
One-year post-diploma qualifications
A student will not be admitted to a one-year post-diploma qualification unless he or she is the holder of a suitable national diploma or an equivalent qualification in an applicable field. Master’s degrees (HEQSF aligned)
A student will not be admitted to a master’s degree (NQF Level 9 (HEQSF aligned)) unless he or she is already in possession of a bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8); bachelor honours degree (NQF Level 8); postgraduate diploma (NQF level 8); or a bachelor’s degree in technology (NQF Level 7), with possible supplementary course work as stated in the admission statements of each programme; or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field. Master’s degree in Technology (Magister Technologiae)
A student will not be admitted to enrol for a master’s degree in technology unless he or she is already in possession of a suitable bachelor’s degree in technology or an equivalent qualification in a relevant study field. Doctoral Degree (HEQSF aligned)
A student will not be permitted to enrol for a doctoral degree (NQF Level 10) unless he or she is already in possession of a master’s degree (HEQSF aligned) or an equivalent qualification in a relevant study field. For admission to specific doctoral qualifications, refer to relevant Faculty Prospectus admission requirements.
Doctorate in Technology (Doctor Technologiae)
A student will not be permitted to enrol for a doctorate in technology unless he or she is already
in possession of a master’s degree in technology or an equivalent qualification in a relevant study
field. Please note: prospective students must consult the relevant section of the latest Prospectus, as well as the publication Students’ guidelines for postgraduate study
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION AND REGISTRATION
8.5.1 Admission to all programmes is subject to evaluation. No prospective student will be allowed to register for any programmes without prior evaluation.
8.5.2 Registration for post-diploma qualifications, with the exception of postgraduate qualifications, takes place simultaneously with registration for the four-year B Tech degrees and the national diplomas.
8.5.3 Prospective students for postgraduate studies must apply for admission to the relevant programmes and academic departments on the required application form before the official closing date. (Also see the publication Students’ guidelines for postgraduate study.)
8.5.4 Registration for a postgraduate degree takes place before a set closing date for postgraduate registration.
8.5.5 All students must register for each academic year within the registration period, and must make the
required initial payment.
8.5.6 Registration as a student is valid for one (1) academic year only. Should a student fail to register for the subsequent academic year, he or she has to apply for re-admission, register and pay the full amount (subject fee) required again.
8.5.7 An annual administration fee is payable in respect of each period of registration until the student has completed his or her programme.
8.5.8 It is a student’s own responsibility to register each year. Only registered students may receive service from their supervisors.
In this chapter, unless otherwise indicated –
188.8.131.52 “status” means the recognition granted to an applicant to register for a programme if the applicant
is not the holder of the required admission qualification or an equivalent qualification, but is the
holder of another qualification on the same NQF level as that of the prerequisite qualification;