The Central Applications Office (CAO) – www.cao.ac.za – processes applications for first time admission to universities in KwaZulu-Natal, including DUT. You may apply to several institutions at the same time via the CAO.
Applications for Masters and Doctoral studies do not go through the CAO, but are made directly to the relevant department.
All International undergraduate and postgraduate applicants should apply as early as possible. You will need a letter of acceptance from the chosen department, as well as a Letter of Undertaking from the International Office before you can apply for your Study Permit. Equivalent International Qualifications
The following qualifications are considered to be equivalent to the South African entry requirements:
1. Any General Certificate of Education (GCE), or General
Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) that is quality assured by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE),
provided that the holder of such a Certificate has, at one or more examination sitting/s,passed a minimum of five approved
Ordinary (O) Level subjects, of which:
a. At least four must be at symbols A, B, or C;
b. No more than one may be a symbol D; and
c. At least one must be English Language or English Literature;
2. Certain other international qualifications. Further details are
obtainable from the Student Admissions Office or relevant
Other International Qualifications
If you have foreign qualifications and wish to study in South Africa,
the department to which you are applying might require you to
apply to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or the
Matriculation Board to have your qualifications evaluated. Those applying for diploma programmes will have
to have a SAQA evaluation, and those applying for degree
programmes will have to have a Matriculation Board evaluation.
What you should do:
• Obtain the application form from SAQA offices,
or download it from the SAQA website (www.saqa.org.za),
or complete your application online on the SAQA website.
• Complete all the sections of the application form.
• Ensure that proof of the necessary payment (always to be
made in ZAR currency) accompanies the application.
• Provide legible and certified copies of all documents required.
• Provide a certified copy of a legitimate identification document.
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