Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) has a campus Umlazi and is situated on the outskirts of Durban and overlooks the beautiful Indian Ocean.

University education is tertiary education that provides students with career oriented skills through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the work place.MUT co-operates closely with commerce and industry to ensure that the curriculum of a particular qualification is completely relevant to the chosen field and that the qualification is market related.Theoretical studies as well as a period of in-service training form part of the programme. Graduates enter the workplace equipped with the essential knowledge, range of abilities and practical experience relevant to their chosen careers.


Our academic schools and departments are organised into three faculties.

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Management Sciences

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Important Student Links for MUT Students

MUT students portal

Use the Student iEnabler to view the following:

  • Student Exam results
  • Academic statements
  • Student Fees
  • Application for Residences
  • Class Timetable
  • Exam Timetable

my cao application

MUT student email

How to apply

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, www.cao.ac.za. You may also apply online by going to www.cao.ac.za, 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.

Checking the progress of your application

You can track the progress of your application by going to www.cao.ac.za and enter your CAO number, or sending an email to [email protected] or call 031 268 4444.

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.

Contact Details

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

Admission enquiries – 031 907 7181

Faculty of Engineering – 031 907 7172
e-mail: [email protected]

Faculty of Management Sciences – 031 907 7452
e-mail: [email protected]

Faculty of Natural Sciences – 031 907 7678
e-mail: [email protected]

Financial Aid Bureau – 031 907 7106

Schools Liaison Office – 031 907 7194
e-mail: [email protected]

Switchboard – 031 907 7111


511 Mangosuthu Highway
Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal,4031

Website: www.mut.ac.za