MUT Online application requirements 2023-2024

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MUT Online application requirements 2023-2024

MUT Online application requirements 2023-2024

MUT Online application fee 2023-2024

The Authority of the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) has publicized the Admission Application Requirement for undergraduate and postgraduate prospective candidates that seek admission into the institution for the 2023 academic year. These requirements are for various programs offered at the institution, it serves as a guide in the application process. All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfill the requirements before putting in an application.

MUT application requirements 2023-2024

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application.
  2. South African applicants will need an ID number.  Foreign applicants will need their passport numbers.
  3. Once you have received your student number from MUT, you will need to pay the application fee.
  4. Make sure your documents are scanned according to the guidelines.
  5. Your admission to MUT is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.
  6. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may want to consider alternative qualifications or possibly, if you qualify, an extended program, enabling you to register for limited modules in your first year.
  7. Students who completed Grade 12 at the ACE (Accelerated Christian Education) School of Tomorrow may no longer be accepted at MUT.
  8. Some MUT qualifications have limited spaces available. Meeting the general and / specific admission requirements for a qualification does not guarantee that you will be offered a space for the 2022 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Each faculty stipulates admission requirements based on points aggregate calculated from the best five subjects presented by the prospective student.  Over and above the points system, some departments administer a compulsory entrance test.  Not all applicants who meet the minimum requirements can be accepted due to limited space. The selection process prioritizes the best-qualified applicants and those who selected MUT as their first or second choice.

Minimum Entrance Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate with a diploma pass or N3 with 50% pass in Mathematics and English
  • A minimum of 5 subjects with level 4 pass for diploma study and level 3 for Access Courses
  • English Home Language or First Additional Language, level 4 pass
  • Specific subject combination and pass level relevant to the qualification
  • Minimum points as per faculty requirement and as listed on the CAO handbook

Point calculation matrix

National Senior Certificate:

NSC LEVEL RATING

NSC PERCENTANGE

POINTS

90 – 100

8

7

80 – 89

7

6

70 – 79

6

5

60 – 69

5

4

50 – 59

4

3

40 – 49

3

 

Senior Certificate:

Symbol Higher Grade Standard Grade

A

8

6

B

7

5

C

6

4

D

5

3

E

4

2

Entry requirements for Undergraduate Courses

School of Computing and Information Technology Undergraduate Programs

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology K.C.S.E mean grade C+ and minimum grade of C in Mathematics and English, OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering K.C.S.E mean grade C+ and minimum grade of C in Mathematics and English, OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) K.C.S.E mean grade C+ and a minimum grade of C+ in Mathematics and C in English OR Recognized Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent qualification recognized by CUE and the University Senate.        8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science (Computer Technology) K.C.S.E mean grade C+ and a minimum grade of C+ in Mathematics and C in English OR Recognized Diploma in Computer Engineering and Technology or equivalent qualification recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       8 Semesters
Diploma in Information Technology K.C.S.E mean grade C- (minus); OR Credit pass in Certificate in IT of Murang’a University Senate; OR equivalent qualification from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       6 Semesters
Diploma in Computer Science K.C.S.E mean grade C- (minus) and grades C- in Mathematics and D+ (plus) English; OR Certificate in Information Technology; OR Certificate in Computer Maintenance and Repairs; OR Any other qualification recognized by CUE and the University Senate.        6 Semesters
Diploma in Computer Engineering and Technology K.C.S.E mean grade C- (minus) and grades C- in Mathematics and D+ (plus) English OR Certificate in Information technology; OR Certificate in Computer Maintenance and Repairs; OR Any other qualification recognized by the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Certificate in Information Technology K.C.S.E means grade D+ or an equivalent qualification recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       4 Semesters
Certificate in Computer Repair and Maintenance K.C.S.E means grade D+ or an equivalent qualification recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      4 Semesters

School of Engineering and Technology Undergraduate Programs

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
s/no Program Qualifications Duration
1 MASTER OF TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING Bachelor of Technology degree qualification in Electrical and Electronic Technology, Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bachelor of Philosophy degree qualification in Electrical and Electronic Technology or their equivalent qualification with at least Upper Second Class Honours from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate and Commission of University Education; 2 years
2 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education ( KCSE Mean grade C+) with C+   in Mathematics, C+ in Physics and Chemistry or Physical Science plus at least C+ in English /Kiswahili 5 years
3. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education ( KCSE Mean grade C+) with C+   in Mathematics, C+ in Physics and Chemistry or Physical Science plus at least C+ in English /Kiswahili OR, Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate 4 years
4. DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade C-) and C- in Mathematics and C- in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science OR, Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate 3 years
5. CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade D+) and D+ in Mathematics and D+ in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science 2 years
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
s/no Program Qualifications Duration
1. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education ( KCSE Mean grade C+) with C+   in Mathematics, C+ in Physics and Chemistry or Physical Science plus at least C+ in English /Kiswahili. OR, Diploma Mechanical Engineering from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate. 4 years
2. DIPLOMA IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade C-) and C- in Mathematics and C- in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science OR, Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate 3 years
DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING
s/no Program Qualifications Duration
1. DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade C-) and C- in Mathematics and C- in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science OR, Certificate in Building Construction from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate 3 years
2. DIPLOMA IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade C-) and C- in Mathematics and C- in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science OR, Certificate in Building Construction from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate 3 years
3. CERTIFICATE IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE Mean grade D+) and D+ in Mathematics and D+ in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science 2 years

School of Pure and Applied Sciences Undergraduate Programs

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT DURATION
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with C+ in Mathematics, C- (Minus) in Physics and C- (Minus) in Chemistry OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.    8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with C Plus in English and Mathematics OR Two (2) Principal passes including mathematics in advanced Mathematics, OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Programming K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with C Plain in English and Mathematics OR Two (2) Principal passes including mathematics in advanced Mathematics OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with C+ in Chemistry/Physical Sciences and C in any two of the following: Biology/Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with a B- in Mathematics and a C+ in English OR a three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ with a C+ in Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English/Kiswahili OR a three (3) year Diploma in Environmental Health from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      8 semesters
Diploma in Applied Biology K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C – (minus) with a C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, or its equivalent; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology K.C.S.E. mean grade C – (minus) with C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or its equivalent OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma in Analytical Chemistry K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C- (minus) with a C- (minus) in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics or its equivalent; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C (plain) with a C (plain) in Biology/Chemistry or Biological/Physical Sciences and C (plain) in Mathematics/Physics, or its equivalent; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C (plain) with a C (plain) in Biology/Chemistry or Biological/Physical Sciences and C (plain) in Mathematics/Physics, or its equivalent; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma in Environmental Health K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C (plain) with a C (plain) in Biology/Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics, and English or its equivalent; OR a certificate in Environmental Health recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Diploma Community Health K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C (plain) with a C (plain) in Biology/Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics, and English or its equivalent; OR a certificate in Community Health recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 Semesters
Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology K.C.S.E mean grade D+ with D (plain) in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or its equivalent.      4 semesters

School of Business and Economics Undergraduate Programs Department of Commerce

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT DURATION
Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) K.C.S.E. Mean   Grade     C+ (Plus), C in Mathematics and English; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade   C+, C in English and Mathematics; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management (BPSM) K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ and C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Economics K.C.S.E. Mean   Grade     C+ (Plus), C in Mathematics and English; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) K.C.S.E. Mean   Grade     C+ (Plus), C in Mathematics and English; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Diploma in Business Management K.C.S.E. mean grade C- (minus), OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     6 Semesters
Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management K.C.S.E. mean grade D+ (Plus)     4 Semesters
Certificate in Business Management K.C.S.E. mean grade D+(Plus)     4 Semesters

Department of Human Resource Management

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT DURATION
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship & Small Enterprise Management K.C.S.E. mean grade C+ and C in Mathematics and English or its equivalent qualifications, OR Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate with a minimum aggregate of a Credit, OR K.C.S.E. C (plain) plus a Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management K.C.S.E. mean grade C+ and C in Mathematics and English or its equivalent qualifications, OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 Semesters
Diploma in Human Resource Management K.C.S.E. mean grade C- (minus) and C- (Minus) in Mathematics and English; OR Credit in Certificate in Human Resource Management from MUT; OR Pass in Certificate in Human Resource Management from MUT with at least three years working experience or research after graduation.     6 Semesters

Department of Liberal Studies

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT DURATION
Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Studies K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ with a minimum of C in English or Kiswahili; OR Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Strategic Communication K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ with a minimum of C in English or Kiswahili; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C- (minus) and C- (Minus) in English/Kiswahili; OR Certificate in Criminology; OR initial police training with K.C.S.E. D+ (plus).     6 Semesters
Diploma in Public Relations K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C- (Minus) C- (Minus) in English/Kiswahili; OR a relevant certificate recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     6 Semesters

School of Hospitality and Tourism Undergraduate Programs

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT DURATION
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management K.C.S.E mean grade C+ with a C in the following: •         English/Kiswahili/Foreign Language •         Mathematics •         Biology/Physics/Chemistry •       Geography/CRE/IRE/Hindu/History and Government  H/Science/Agriculture; OR K.A.C.E. with a principle pass; OR Diploma in Hospitality Management; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management K.C.S.E mean grade C+ with a C in the following subjects. English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Chemistry, Geography/History and Government, H/Science /Agriculture; OR K.A.C.E with a principal pass; OR Diploma in Tourism Management with a credit; OR a relevant three (3) year Diploma from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     8 semesters
Diploma in Tourism Management K.C.S.E mean grade C – (Minus); OR Certificate in Tourism Management;   OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.     6 semesters
Diploma in Hospitality Management K.C.S.E mean grade C – (Minus); OR Certificate in Hospitality Management; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 semesters
Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics K.C.S.E. mean grade C – (Minus) with a C-(Minus) in the following subjects: English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Chemistry OR Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 semesters
Diploma in Food Science and Technology K.C.S.E mean grade C- (Minus); OR Certificate in Food Science and Technology; OR a relevant Certificate from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.      6 semesters
Certificate in Tourism Management K.C.S.E mean grade D+ (Plus)     4   semesters
Certificate in Hospitality Management K.C.S.E mean grade D+ (Plus)      4   semesters
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics K.C.S.E mean grade D+ (Plus) with a D + (plus) in the following subjects: English OR Kiswahili, Mathematics OR Physics, Biology OR Chemistry; OR Craft Certificate in relevant field      4 semesters

School of Agriculture Undergraduate Programs

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION
Bachelor of Science in    Agricultural Education and   Extension K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ and C or above in Biology or Biological Sciences or Agriculture, Chemistry or Physics/Physical Sciences or Mathematics. Additionally, a fourth subject besides the above mentioned may come from any of the following subjects: Geography, Home Science, Woodwork, Metalwork, Building Construction, Power Mechanics, Electricity, Drawing and Design, Aviation Science, Computer and Business Studies; OR Holders of KACE, or equivalent with a minimum of 2 Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and at least a pass in Mathematics or a Mathematics credit at an ordinary level where Mathematics was not offered at A-Level; OR Holders of Diploma in Agricultural Sciences from an Institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate with credit or distinction, with KCSE mean grade of C or above; OR Holders of a Higher National Diploma or equivalent in Biological or other related Agricultural Sciences from an institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate; OR Holders of a degree in Biological Sciences or related Sciences from an institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.

School of Education Undergraduate Programs

COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION
Bachelor of Education  (Science) K.C.S.E mean grade C+ with a C+ in any two of the following: Mathematics, Geography, Chemistry, Physics and Biology; OR A level two principals and one (1) subsidiary pass; OR A diploma in Education from an institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       8 Semesters
Bachelor ofEducation  (Arts) K.C.S.E mean grade C+ with a C+ in any two of the following: Mathematics, Geography, English, Kiswahili, History, Religion, Business Studies; OR A level two principals and one (1) subsidiary pass; OR A diploma in Education from an institution recognized by CUE and the University Senate.       8 Semesters

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