TUT Second Semester Application 2025

TUT Second Semester Application 2025

TUT uses a one-off registration system. This means that the majority of students is registered for all subjects of each academic year (both first- and second- semester subjects) in January. The exceptions are the programmes that have an intake in the second semester. For the July intake (second semester), TUT can accommodate only a limited number of students in each of the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Prospectus 2025

Applications

Prospective students are required to complete an Application for Admission form and post it to:

Tshwane University of Technology
Private Bag X680
Pretoria 0001

Address for hand-deliveries and applications in person. All hand-delivered applications and applications submitted in person should be submitted to:

Central Admissions Office
Building 21-LG20
Pretoria Campus
Staatsartillerie Road
Pretoria West

Applications for the following campuses should also be posted to or submitted at the above addresses:

  • Pretoria Campus
  • Arcadia Campus
  • Arts Campus
  • Ga-Rankuwa Campus and
  • Soshanguve North and South Campus

Applications for the distant campuses should be posted or submitted as follows:

POLOKWANE CAMPUS
Posted applications to:
The Campus Director
Private Bag X9496
POLOKWANE
0700
POLOKWANE CAMPUS
Hand-delivered applications and applications submitted in person:
Cor. Market and Excelsior Streets
POLOKWANE
Tel: 015 287 0700
Fax: 015 297 7609
MBOMBELA CAMPUS
Posted applications to:
The Campus Director
Private Bag X11312
MBOMBELA
1200 
MBOMBELA CAMPUS
Hand-delivered applications and applications submitted in person:
Madiba Drive
MBOMBELA
Tel: 013 745 3500/3603
Fax: 013 745 3512
eMALAHLENI CAMPUS
Posted applications to:
The Campus Director
Private Bag X3211
EMALAHLENI
1035 
eMALAHLENI CAMPUS
Hand-delivered applications and applications submitted in person:
19 OR Thambo Road
eMALAHLENI
Tel: 013 653 3100
Fax: 013 653 3101


The following Application forms are available:

  • Application for admission
  • Application for admission – distance education
  • Application for re-admission

How to apply

  • A fully completed application form and recently certified (certification may not be not older than one year) copies of your original identity document and (National) Senior Certificate and/or highest academic results, as well as the administration fee, must reach TUT before the specified closing dates.
  • Late applications will be considered only if there is space available in the programmes concerned. TUT can accommodate only a limited number of students per programme.

Phone 012 382 5780/5750/4891/ (5132/4388 for international students) to find out whether you have been accepted and with any other enquiries.

Administration fee

An administration fee must accompany your application form. This fee covers the administration cost of processing application forms and is non-refundable in the event of your application being unsuccessful.

The administration fee may be deposited at ABSA Bank, account number 040000003. Please write B102/0120 in the reference column, and the first ten digits of your identity number. The original deposit slip should accompany the application form (keep a copy of the deposit slip for future reference).
Warning
Do not include cash with application forms sent by mail. Rather use postal orders or cheques, and send by registered mail.

Reference number

When your application has been processed, you will be allocated a unique reference number for identification purposes. Once you have received this number, you should use it in all correspondence with the institution.


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.