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Vaal University of Technology South AfricaVaal University of Technology VUT studentsVaal University of Technology educationVaal University of Technology (VUT) is an educational institution with a long tradition of learning since its establishment in 1966 in Vaal in central South Africa. As one of the largest universities of technology in South Africa, VUT's 21,000 students come from over 25 countries around the world.

Vaal University of Technology's mission is to produce top-quality, employable, and entrepreneurial graduates who can have a positive impact on society. Through practical, applied research, VUT contributes to modern-day challenges and the development of human resources not only in the Vaal region, but also in South Africa as a whole and throughout the entire continent. Vaal University of Technology is made up of 4 faculties:

  • human sciences
  • applied and computer sciences
  • management sciences
  • engineering and technology

Within these faculties, students may choose between diploma, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees as well as post-graduate research opportunities. International students receive a great deal of support through the wide range of specialist services developed toward helping them settle in at VUT. 'Internationalisation' as a concept is also promoted as VUT integrates global and local needs for mutual benefit.

The main campus of Vaal University of Technology is the Vanderbijlpark campus located on 4.6 hectacres of land in the historic Vaal region. Facilities include state-of-the-art laboratories, lecture halls, auditoriums, and a library. VUT's excellent facilities are conducive to learning, research, sport, recreation, culture, art, and community engagement. VUT takes seriously its developmental role as a university of technology, and aims to become a leader in innovative knowledge and quality technology education.


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Bachelor's degree
Computer Science & IT Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor of Technology in Engineering Computer Systems On campus Vanderbijlpark
Engineering & Technology
Bachelor of Technology in Process Instrumentation On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Technology On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark
Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Analytical Chemistry On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark
Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering On campus Vanderbijlpark
Bachelor of Technology in Power Engineering On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Engineering On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Material Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Humanities & Culture
Sports Studies & Management
Bachelor of Technology in Sport Management On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark
Science
Biotechnology
Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark
Tourism & Hospitality
Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark
Tourism Management
Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management On campus 4 years Vanderbijlpark
Transport & Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Bachelor of Technology in Logistics Management On campus 3 years Vanderbijlpark

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The Vaal University of Technology, a high-quality educational institution located south of Johannesburg in South Africa, is home to the impressive Temple of Light. This chapel infuses a number of aspects which many architects attempt to include in their buildings. The architect of VUT’s Temple of Light has cleverly manipulated light from different sources into the center of the building, creating a unique environment.

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