Apply to TUT (Tshwane University of Technology)

by Staff Reporter

Need help applying to TUT (Tshwane University of Technology) for the year 2025? Our guide has everything you need to know—from application dates and tuition fees to registrations, courses and more. 

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TUT Application dates

TUT applications are now open and are set to close on 30 September 2024. It’s important to keep track of these dates on the university’s official website, as deadlines can vary depending on the faculty and specific programme.

TUT Application Fee

All students, including first-year applicants, are required to pay a R240 for admissions. Be sure to check out the TUT website regularly to get an accurate estimation of the university’s application fees.

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TUT Application Process

TUT’s applications are done, making it easy and more convienent for students to apply.  Keep reading to discover how to apply.

Things to Remember

Before you apply to TUT, there are a couple of things you need to be mindful of before sending your application:

  1. Make sure you have an email address. If you don’t have one, get an email address first.  
  2. Have you calculated your APS Score? You’ll need to do this before applying, so you know what courses you are eligible for.
  3. Be sure to complete the application in full to avoid delays.
  4. All applicants will be required to send a certified copy of your Identification Document (or Passports for international students).
  5. You may not fax any of these documents.
  6. Read and make sure you comply with TUT’s instructions.
  7. The university requires you to write National Benchmark Tests NBTs. Find about more about NBTs.

How to Complete Your TUT Application Online

To apply to TUT, all you need to do is follow the below 5 steps:

  1. Go to the application section of the website.
  2. Create a new account or log in if you already have one.
  3. Fill in your personal details, educational background, and the course you wish to apply for.
  4. Attach all required supporting documents.
  5. Submit your application and pay the application fee online.
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TUT Supporting Documents

When applying, you will need to provide several important documents, including:

  • Certified copy of your ID or passport
  • Certified copies of your qualifications, such as your matric results
  • Proof of payment of the application fee
  • Any additional documents required by the specific faculty to which you are applying

Courses Available at TUT

TUT offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various fields, including:

  • Arts & Design
  • Economics & Finance
  • Engineering & the Built
  • Environment
  • Humanities
  • ICT
  • Management Sciences
  • Science
  • Distance Education

Each faculty provides detailed course options and specialisations.

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TUT College Course Fees

Course fees at TUT vary depending on the specific programme and level of study. Details for each course and can be found on the website or obtained directly from the admissions office.

Funding Options for TUT

TUT students have access to various funding options, including:

  •  NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) provides financial assistance to South African students who meet the criteria.
  • Bursaries and scholarships are offered by the university and external sponsors based on academic merit or financial need.
  • Fundi study loans cover tuition, books, and other educational expenses.

Fund Your Studies at TUT with Fundi

Fundi provides study loans that can help cover tuition, textbooks, and living expenses while you study. To apply, visit Fundi’s website, select the appropriate loan option, fill in your details, and submit your application. Fundi’s team will contact you to finalise the details.

By following these steps, you can smoothly navigate the application process at TUT and start your academic journey prepared and informed.

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