Mangosuthu University of Technology Courses Offered

By | June 21, 2019

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) Courses Offered

Faculty of Engineering

Engineering programmes are about the design and production of useful products and services. Engineers convert scientific knowledge into technology and then technology into successful advancement. At MUT we offer the National Diplomas in Chemical, Civil, Surveying, Electrical, Building (Construction Management & Quantity Surveying), and Mechancial Engineering.  We also offer a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering.

The faculty of Engineering also offers access (bridging programmes) designed to prepare students who could not fulfill all the diploma entrance requirements.

List of Engineering qualifications and CAO codes

QualificationMinimum requirementsCAO codeDuration
Chemical EngineeringMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-CE33yrs
Civil EngineeringMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-CV33yrs
SurveyingMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-SV33yrs
BuildingMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-BU33yrs
Electrical EngineeringMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-EE53yrs
Mechanical EngineeringMathematics 4Physical Science            4English 1st Additional  4MN-M-ME33yrs

Engineering Access (bridging) programmes and CAO codes

QualificationMinimum requirementsCAO codeDuration
Chemical EngineeringPhysical Science      3MN-M-CEB6 Months
Civil EngineeringPhysical Science      3MN-M-CVB6 Months
Electrical EngineeringMathematics 3Physical Science 3MN-M-EEB6 Months
Mechanical EngineeringEnglish 4Mathematics 3Physical Science 3MN-M-MEB6 Months
BuildingEnglish 4Mathematics 3Physical Science 3MN-M-BUB6 Months
SurveyingEnglish 4Mathematics 3Physical Science 3MN-M-SVB6 Months

Career opportunities

National Diploma: Chemical Engineering

The course trains students to be technicians qualified to assist a chemical engineer or plant operator in the control, maintenance and functioning of processes involved in the production of chemicals. The technician’s duties include research, economic evaluation and unit operations.

National Diploma: Civil Engineering

The course qualifies the technician for employment with civil engineering contractors, consultants, Government departments or municipalities, where he/she would form part of a team usually managed by a professional engineer or technologist. The techniciancould be involved in the design and construction of civil engineering structures such as roads, bridges, dams, railways, harbours, buildings and airports.

National Diploma: Surveying

Scaled base maps are essential to any construction planning or development of land. The course qualifies the student as a surveyor who has the ability to prepare maps of various scales set out for the required structures, transportation routes, industrial and residential properties.

National Diploma: Construction Management & Quantity Surveying (Building)

After completing the course students specialise in either construction management or quantity surveying. The course provides essential skills and knowledge needed in the construction of housing, schools, community facilities and other building projects.

National Diploma: Electrical Engineering

The course equips the students with the knowledge and skills needed for working in electrical power generation and distribution environments, process control environments and electronic communication environments. The course may include design, development and work on computer-based systems.

National Diploma:  Mechanical Engineering

The diploma qualifies students for a wide range of occupations. There are employment opportunities in the manufacturing industry, motor industry, ship building industry, aircraft industry, at power stations and on the mines.

Faculty of Management Sciences

The Faculty of Management Sciences is a diverse, dynamic sector of the campus and home to the Departments of Accounting, Communication, Economics, Human Resource Management, Law, Marketing, Office Technology and Public Management. The faculty of management science offers the following courses;

Diploma in Accounting
Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting
Diploma in Office Management and Technology
Advanced Diploma in Office Management and Technology
Diploma in Human Resource Management
Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
Diploma in Marketing
Advanced Diploma in Marketing
Diploma in Public Finance and Accounting
Diploma in Public Management

Faculty of Natural Science

The Faculty of Natural Sciences is one of the three faculties at MUT and is made up of eight departments in the various disciplines of the natural sciences. The faculty is located on a separate campus alongside the MUT main campus. The faculty is a progressive and growing one that offers qualifications that are career oriented in the fields of;

  • Agriculture
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Community Extension
  • Environmental Health
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and
  • Nature Conservation

Courses offered at the faculty of natural science

Diploma in Agriculture
Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
Diploma in Agriculture in Animal Production
Diploma in Biomedical Technology
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Diploma in Community Extension
Diploma in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Nature Conservation
Advanced Diploma in Nature Conservation
Postgraduate Diploma in Nature Conservation
Master of Nature Conservation