Mangosuthu University (MUT) All Courses Offered and Requirements: We have compiled a list of all courses with relevant subject requirements which are available at MUT for online applications. MUT offers:

  • Short courses,
  • Diplomas,
  • Degrees,
  • Postgraduate and Undergraduate

public transport access route that can be reached through buses, taxis and trains.

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 nine South African provinces and beyond the South African borders.

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

Courses Offered and Requirements

Engineering Courses

Chemical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-CE3

Duration: 3 Years

Civil Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-CV3

Duration: 3 Years

Surveying course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-SV3

Duration: 3 Years

Building (Construction Management & Quantity Surveying) course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-BU3

Duration: 3 Years

Electrical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-EE5

Duration: 3 Years

Mechanical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4
  • English 1st Additional 4

CAO Code: MN-M-ME3

Duration: 3 Years

Engineering Access (bridging Courses) programmes and CAO codes

Below are the bridging courses for Engineering studies that are offered at MUT:

Chemical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-CEB

Duration: 6 months

Civil Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-CVB

Duration: 6 months

Electrical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-EEB

Duration: 6 months

Mechanical Engineering course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-MEB

Duration: 6 months

Building course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-BUB

Duration: 6 months

Surveying course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English HL4/FAL 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-SVB

Duration: 6 months

Management Courses

Accounting course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 5, Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 6

CAO Code: MN-M-AC3

Duration: 3/4 yrs

Finance & Accounting: Public course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 5 Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 6

CAO Code: MN-M-PF3

Duration: 4 yrs

Human Resource Management course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4 Accounting
  • Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 4

CAO Code: MN-M-HR3

Duration: 3 yrs

Marketing course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 5 Accounting 4
  • Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 6

CAO Code: MN-M-PF3

Duration: 4 yrs

Office Management & Technology course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Any other five accredited subjects 25 points A pass in Typing or Computer Studies will be an added advantage

CAO Code: MN-M-OT3

Duration: 3 yrs

Public Administration course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language
  • English First Additional Language 4 Any other five accredited subjects 25 points

CAO Code: MN-M-PU3

Duration: 3 yrs

Management Sciences Courses

BSc: Environmental Health course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 4 Mathematics 4 OR Mathematics Literacy 5
  • Physical Science 4 OR
  • Life Science 4
  • (Geog and Agric Science 5 recommended)

CAO Code: MN-M-BE4

Duration: 4 yrs

Agriculture course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • Agricultural Science 4 OR
  • Life Science 4
  • English Home Language 4 OR English First Additional Language 4 Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 4
  • Physical Science 3

CAO Code: MN-M-AG3

Duration: 3 yrs

Biomedical Science course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
    English First Additional Language 4
    Mathematics 4
  • Life Sciences 4 OR Physical Science 4 Compulsory entrance test

CAO Code: MN-M-BD3

Duration: 3 yrs

Analytical Chemistry course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Mathematics 4
  • Physical Science 4

CAO Code: MN-M-AN3

Duration: 3 yrs

Community Extension course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 4
  • And level 4 in one of these subjects;
    • Agricultural Science,
    • Consumer Studies,
    • Life Science,
    • Geography,
    • Economics

CAO Code: MN-M-CX3

Duration: 3 yrs

Nature Conservation course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English First Additional Language 4
  • Agricultural Science 4 OR
  • Life Science 4
  • Mathematics 3

CAO Code: MN-M- NC3

Duration: 3 yrs

Information Technology course

Minimum Subject Requirements:

  • English Home Language 3
  • English First Additional Language 3
  • Mathematics 3 OR Mathematics Literacy 4 (Minimum of 23 points in six best subjects including Maths/Maths Literacy and English Selected candidates will be called for a compulsory entrance test).

CAO Code: MN-M-IT3

Duration: 3/4 yrs Access programme

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