Here Are The Vaal University Of Technology Courses Available

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Vaal University of Technology, also referred to as VUT, is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology. Here are the courses available at this university. 


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Vaal University of Technology, also referred to as VUT, is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology in South Africa with approximately 22 000 students and 300 programs which are primarily taught in English. 

VUT boasts campuses and facilities that are conducive to learning, research, recreation and sport, arts and culture and community service. 

There are 4 campuses at this university namely Vanderbijlpark Campus, Ekurhuleni Campus, Secunda Campus and Upington Campus.

So which courses do they offer? 

VUT has four faculties (Applied and Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Human Sciences, Management Sciences) which offer courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The following courses are offered by VUT:

Undergraduate Courses

Faculty of Applied & Computer Sciences

  • Dip: Analytical Chemistry
  • Dip: Biomedical Technology
  • Dip: Biotechnology
  • Dip: Non-Destructive Testing
  • Dip: Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Nursing

Faculty of Management Sciences

  • Diploma: Cost & Management Accounting\Financial Information Systems/Internal Auditing
  • B Tech: Cost & Management Accounting\Financial Information Systems/Internal Auditing
  • Diploma: Human Resource Management
  • B Tech: Human Resources Management/Human Resources Development/Labour Relations Management
  • BTech: Business Administration
  • Diploma: Marketing/Retail Business Management/Sport Management Retail Business Management/Marketing/Sport Management
  • BTech: Marketing
  • Diploma: Logistics
  • B Tech: Logistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

  • Diploma: Fashion
  • Diploma: Photography
  • Diploma: Graphic Design
  • Diploma: Fine Art
  • Diploma: Ecotourism Management
  • Diploma: Legal Assistance/Labour Law/ Safety Management
  • Diploma: Policing
  • (B Ed)Snr Phase Grade 7 – 9

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

  • Diploma: Engineering Chemical,
  • B Tech: Engineering Chemical
  • Diploma: Engineering: Civil
  • B Tech: Engineering Civil
  • Diploma: Engineering: Civil
  • B Tech: Engineering Civil
  • Diploma: Engineering Mechanical
  • B Tech: Engineering Mechanical
  • Diploma: Engineering Metallurgical,
  • B Tech: Engineering Metallurgical
  • Diploma: Engineering Electrical
  • B Tech: Engineering Electrical
  • Diploma: Engineering Electrical
  • B Tech: Engineering Electrical
  • Diploma: Engineering Electrical
  • B Tech: Engineering Electrical
  • Diploma in Process Control

Postgraduate Courses

Faculty of Applied & Computer Sciences

The following Master’s courses are offered:

  • Masters in Information Technology
  • Masters of Applied Sciences in Biotechnology
  • Masters of Applied Science in Chemistry
  • Masters in Office Management and Technology
  • Masters in Information and Communication Technology

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

  • Doctorate in Information Systems
  • Doctorate in Chemistry
  • Doctorate in Biotechnology
  • Doctorate in Information and Communication

Faculty of Management Sciences

The following Master’s courses are offered:

  • Master of Management in Business Administration
  • Master of Management in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Management in Labour Relations Management
  • Master of Management in Logistics Management
  • Master of Management in Marketing
  • Masters in Cost and Management Accounting
  • Masters of Management in Supply Chain Management

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business
  • Doctor of Commerce in Marketing

Faculty of Human Sciences

The following Master’s courses are available:

  • Master of Visual Arts in Ceramic Design
  • Master of Visual Arts in Fine Art
  • Master of Visual Arts in Graphic Design
  • Master of Visual Arts in Multimedia
  • Master of Visual Arts in Photography
  • Master of Visual Arts in Fashion
  • Master of Management in Food Service Management
  • Master of Management in Food and Beverage Management
  • Master of Management in Public Relations Management
  • Master of Visual Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Master of Management in Travel and Tourism Services Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education
  • Masters in Education

The following Doctorate courses are available:

  • Doctor of Visual Arts in Fine Art
  • Doctor of Visual Arts in Photography
  • Doctor of Management in Food Service Management
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Visual Arts

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

The following Masters’ courses are offered:

  • Masters of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Electronic Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Metallurgy Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

  • Doctor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

The Vaal University of Technology's vision is to be a dynamic centre of technology leading in quality education for South Africa. 

VUT's emphasis is on career-focused diploma and degree programmes that prepare students for the world of work. Many programmes include practical experience in the workplace, so that students “hit the ground running” when they begin their working lives.

For more information on VUT, click here. 


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