Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in Umlazi S, Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal
Overlooking the Indian ocean near the T-section in Umlazi, is where the home of Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) can be found.
This is a tertiary education facility providing career orientated skills to mostly Zulu speaking students. The university has 143 academic and research staff of which 28 percent are women.
- Human Resource Management
- Office Management
- Public Administration
- Analytical Chemistry
- Biomedical Technology
- Community Extension
- Environmental Health
- information Technology
- Nature Conservation
- We will act with integrity in all our interactions with others.
- We will strive for excellence in what we do.
- We will seek to create a climate of innovation in the university as a whole.
- In all our actions we will show respect for others.
- We will be prepared to take accountability for our conduct.
- We will support and celebrate the diversity of our community.
- We will seek to promote self-respect.
- We will strive to be at the forefront of technology development and transfer.
To contribute to the advancement of vocation-based education and training that will enhance the country's skills and competitiveness for the development of humanity. The needs of the community and the RDP are a central focus in all programmes the university undertakes.
The vision of Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) is to be a pre-eminent higher education institution of technology that fosters socio-economic advancement through the scholarships of teaching and learning, applied research, technology development and transfer and community engagement.
- Applied research.
- Community engagement
- Fostering socio-economic advancement
- Innovation, technology development and transfer
- Scholarships of teaching and learning
- The university identifies teaching and learning
Research in the following subjects are being investigated by the Facutly of Engineering:
- Intelligent control of water resources
- Renewable energy
- Road safety
- Water research
- Wind energy
- 1974: 5 million rand was made available by De Beers Groups after the suggestion by Chief Minister of KwaZulu. Other businesses followed with more contributions.
- 1981: Mangasutho Technikon moved in to its facility.
- 2006: The Technikon had 10 096 students.
- 2007: The Technikon was renamed Magasuthu University of Technology.
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