DUT Postgraduate Application Form – 2022 Admission

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This article contains information on Durban University of Technology (DUT) Postgraduate Admission and Application Forms: 2021/2022 and how to Apply. It also contains the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Postgraduate Application form download link as well as its online application where necessary.

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This article contains information on the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Application form and Requirements for admission into the following programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.

  • Any DUT Postgraduate programmes

Applications to study for the listed postgraduate programmes above in 2021/2022 are now open for both internal and external applications. INTERNAL APPLICANTS are students currently registered at DUT for the 2021/2022 academic year. EXTERNAL APPLICANTS refer to any graduate who meet requirements for the qualification.

DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, DUT POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

  • Admission requirements vary considerably and you are advised to consult the Student Enrolment Centre or Faculty information booklet for current requirements.

DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, DUT POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORMS

Postgraduate Applications for study at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in 2021/2022 are fully online.

 Durban University of Technology (DUT) Postgraduate Application Procedures

If you wish to undertake a Masters or Doctoral study at the University, you have two points of enquiry:

  • contact the relevant Head of Department if you know your field of study, (list of contacts) or
  • contact the Research and Postgraduate Office (list of contacts) for guidance as to the relevant Head of Department, depending on your previous qualifications and interests.

You then complete and submit a PG1 form and supporting documentation to the HoD for consideration, and if the HoD is satisfied that the you are a suitable student for higher degree study in that programme, that the proposed research topic is viable, and that the Department can provide or facilitate adequate supervision and facilities, you complete registration through the relevant Faculty Office.

Once you have been registered you may commence your studies. New students may register at any time throughout the year, but registration after 31st March will mean that this year is not counted as part of the minimum duration of your degree, as stipulated in Rule G25(2)(a) (link to handbook).

Once registration has been completed the clock starts ticking – for a Masters degree the expected completion time is within two years, and for a Doctoral degree three years.

You must re-register each year until the completion of your degree. The closing date for re-registering Masters and Doctoral students is the last working day in March. Failure to re-register before the last working day in March might require you to re-apply for admission to the degree. Re-registration requires the submission of progress reports by both your supervisor and yourself (i.e. before the end of the previous year).

In terms of the University rules:

A student registering formally for the first time for a Masters degree must do so on or before the last working day in March, in order for the current academic year to count towards the minimum duration referred to in Rule G24(2)(a). Such a student may register at any stage after this date but will then also be required to re-register for the whole of the next academic year in order to comply with Rule G24(2)(a). The prescribed full fee is payable whenever a student first registers and the prescribed re-registration fee is payable for every subsequent year for which the student is permitted to continue with the requisite research. No late registration penalty fee is levied.

A student registering formally for the first time for a Doctoral Degree must do so on or before the last working day of the University in March, in order for the current academic year to count towards the minimum duration referred to in Rule G25(2)(a). Such a student may register at any stage after this date, but will then also be required to re-register for the whole of the next two consecutive years in order to comply with Rule G25(2)(a).

You may monitor your application status online Here

DUT Postgraduate Application Fee

  • Application fee for Postgraduate applications from South Africa and SADC region is R250
  • Application fee for Postgraduate applications from outside of the SADC region is R350

UPDATING YOUR APPLICATION

You need to submit additional documents to the Admissions Office. This may include the following:

  • Certified paper copies of documents uploaded online as part of your application
  • Academic transcripts which may not have been available at the time of your application must be uploaded to our student system; please log in using your username and password, and complete the submission; certified paper copies of such uploaded documents must be submitted
  • Where applicable, evidence of English language proficiency must be provided

SUBMISSION DATES FOR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS AND ACADEMIC RECORDS

The DUT University reserves the right to cancel any application if all the necessary certified paper copies or original transcripts are
not submitted on time.

DUT POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications for most higher degrees by research and other postgraduate programmes may be lodged at any time during the year is stated here.

Further Readings:

  • Durban University of Technology Term and Registration Dates 
  • Download Durban University of Technology, DUT 2021/2022 Admission Prospectus
  • Click here to check the Durban University of Technology Admission requirements
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Leonel Schuster
Leonel Schuster

Kathryn has been Teacher at Alliant International University since 2013. He began to write about admission details at Course Discovery.

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