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DUT – HC and Diploma Programmes closing 30 Nov 2019 

 

How to apply

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Planning a successful career at DUT does not have to be a vague dream. We help prospective students make it a reality.

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:

  1. Identify the course you wish to study. Programmes offered can be found in the 2020 Career leaflets and Study Opportunities.
  2. The minimum entrance requirements for admission to the DUT for a South African applicant is as below:

For Higher Certificate programmes:

a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with a minimum achievement rating of 3 for English.

For Diploma programmes:

a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with a minimum of achievement rating of 3 for English and a minimum achievement rating of 3 in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects.

For Bachelor’s Degree programmes:

a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with a minimum achievement rating of 3 for English and a minimum achievement rating of 4 in four NSC 20-credit subjects chosen from the NSC designated subject list.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION FOR NCV LEVEL 4 APPLICANTS

For Higher Certificate:

A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with at least 50% in English.

For Diploma:

A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with the following minimum requirements:

  1. At least 50% in three fundamental subjects including, English; and
  2. At least 60% in three compulsory vocational

For Bachelor’s Degree:

A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with the following minimum requirements:

  1. At least 60% in three fundamental subjects, including English; and
  2. At least 70% in four compulsory vocational subjects, chosen from the National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4

Over and above the minimum entrance requirements, each department also sets specific entrance requirements with which applicants needs to comply.

  1. International applicants are required to check the International Brochure for detailed information on the admission process.
  2. Apply online at the Central Applications Office (CAO). (A prospective student who wishes to study at DUT must apply via the CAO by visiting their website at www.cao.ac.za)

Please complete the CAO application form, and attach certified copies of your identity document and Grade 12 certificate (June/ Trial report if you have not written your final examination). The application form must reach the CAO office before the closing date of 30 September 2019 for Diploma & Degree programmes and 30 November 2019 for Higher Certificate programmes. Please refer to specific programmes for relevant closing dates, as some programmes close earlier than 30 September 2019. Include the appropriate application fee of R245 (SA Citizen) / R300 (International applicants) 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/SMS, of the outcome of their application. The CAO provides an on-line application facility. Kindly consult the CAO webpage at www.cao.ac.za

Compulsory Documents