Durban University of Technology Application 2021
How To Apply To Durban University of Technology 2021
DUT Application Breakdown
Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Applications close at various times through the year, depending on study choice.
Apply to DUT using the online application
Things to note before applying online to DUT:
- You’ll need an email address to complete the application.
- Have you calculated your APS? You’ll need to do this before applying.
- The application process is through the Central Applications Office (CAO) which processes all first-time applications to institutions in KZN.
- The CAO will only accept one application form per applicant to a specific institution for a particular year.
- Make sure your latest academic results are scanned and ready to upload.
How to Apply Online
You can apply to DUT through the CAO application portal. All prospective students will be able to apply through this system.
This institution requires you to write a National Benchmark test (NBT) as part of your application. Find out more information about the NBT tests here. Get on it now!
Apply to DUT Residence
NOTE: You’ll need to be accepted into your faculty before you’ll be able to apply for student accommodation. Finding suitable accommodation as a student is just as important as choosing the right course of study. The process can prove very difficult unless armed with the right information to guide you.
Application Fees for DUT
All South African applicants will need to pay an application fee of R220.
International applicants will need to pay an R250.
Applicants who submit their application after 31 October, will need to pay a fee of:
R400 (South Africans)
DUT Fees & Finance Rules Booklet: CLICK HERE
Submitting of Results and Documents
You will need to make sure that you submit your latest academic records when applying. All the documents you attach will need to be certified copies of the originals. Are you a transferring student? If yes, ensure that all transcripts and academic records are submitted as early as possible. All documents will need to be uploaded so be sure you have them scanned and ready when applying.
NOTE: Once you have completed your application and have a student number, you can check your application status on CAO.
Contact Durban University of Technology:
For more information on how to apply to DUT, you can visit their website.
Alternatively, you can contact the DUT Admissions Department using the following details:
Tel: 031 373 2000
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Are you having trouble deciding what career you would like to follow? We have developed a Career Decision-Making page – designed to take undecided learners through the career decision-making process in a systematic and user-friendly manner.
We hope that the information provided will enable you to make an informed decision about applying to DUT. To help you get the most out of the information provided, here are a few key points you should bear in mind:
- Identify the course you wish to study. Programmes offered can be found in the Department Handbooks.
- The minimum entrance requirements for admission to the DUT for a South African applicant is a Senior Certificate or a recognized equivalent qualification. Over and above the minimum entrance requirements, each department also sets specific entrance requirements.
- With effect from 1 January 2009 the following are the entrance requirements :
- a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training provided that a minimum of 4 recognised NSC 20-credit subjects must be passed.
- These four subjects must:
- include English with an achievement rating of 3 or better;
- not exceed 2 official languages; and
- have an achievement rating of 3 or better, in accordance with the NSC levels of achievement below:
- International applicants are required to check the International Brochure for detailed information on the admission process.
- Apply online at the Central Applications Office (CAO). (A prospective student who wishes to study at the DUT must apply via the CAO.)
Please complete the CAO application form, and attach certified copies of your identity document and Grade 12 certificate (or final Grade 11, June/ Trial Grade 12 report if you have not written your final examination). The application form must reach the CAO office before the closing date of 31 October. Please refer to specific programmes for relevant closing dates, as some programmes close earlier than 31 October. Include the appropriate application fee of R220 (non-refundable) when submitting your application form. Make sure that your application AND fee reach the CAO before the closing date. Submission of a completed application form does not imply that you have been accepted as a student, or that you may register. All applicants will be notified, in writing, of the outcome of their application. The CAO provides an on-line application facility. Kindly consult the CAO webpage at www.cao.ac.za