Which Universities Are In KwaZulu-Natal?

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Trying to decide where to study further? KwaZulu-Natal has various Universities which offers a high quality education as well as many resources to assist students on their academic, and even social, journey. Here is a list of the Universities in KwaZulu-Natal.

KwaZulu-Natal is home to some of the best Universities in South Africa. Not only will you be getting an excellent education but you will also be surrounded by an exquisite environment to your studies. Should you be coming from another province or country, these institutions will offer you a home away from home with many residence options available both on and off campus as well as lots of fellow students waiting to welcome you to the province. 

University of KwaZulu-Natal

The University of KwaZulu-Natal, also known as UKZN, is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville. The five campuses are Edgewood, Howard College, Medical School, Pietermaritzburg and Westville Campus. 

Faculties

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities, Dev & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Science and Agriculture

Click here for more information on UKZN 

Durban University of Technology 

Durban University of Technology, also known as DUT, founded in 2002 is a technical university which offers many different departments as well as short courses. It has five campuses in Durban, and two in Pietermaritzburg. Brickfield, ML Sultan, Ritson, Steve Biko and City Campuses are found in Durban. While Indumiso and Riverside Campuses are found in Pietermaritzburg. The University is one of 5 technical institutions on the African continent to offer Doctoral Degrees.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Accounting and Informatics
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Management Sciences

Click here for more information on DUT

University of Zululand

The University of Zululand (also known as UNIZULU) is just south of Empangeni, north of the Thukela River, in KwaZulu-Natal. In keeping with the government’s vocational approach to higher education, UNIZULU offers a mix of university courses and career-focused programmes that cater simultaneously for the needs of industrial stakeholders and the rural community. In this way, the university combines the needs of ‘entrepreneurial’ and ‘alternative’ education.

Faculties 

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce-Administration-Law
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Science-Agriculture

Click here for more information on UNIZULU

Mangosuthu University of Technology

Mangosuthu University of Technology, formerly Mangosuthu Technikon, is a University of Technology on the outskirts of Durban, near Umlazi. A Zulu-speaking university, MUT provides students with career orientated skills through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the workplace. This is achieved through close co-operation with commerce and industry to ensure that the curriculum of a particular qualification is relevant to the chosen field, and that it is market related. Theoretical studies and in-service training form part of the programmes.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Management Sciences 
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences 

Click here for more information on MUT

 

 

 

 


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