Durban University of Technology
The Durban University of Technology (DIT) formed by the merger of Technikon Natal and ML Sultan Technikon, is a vibrant multi-campus tertiary institution at the cutting edge of higher education, technological training and research. It is committed to turning out highly skilled graduates who are equipped to meet the demands of the workplace and the special needs of a changing society. A period of compulsory experiential learning provides working experience during the courses of students studies. Graduates are ready to make an active contribution in their chosen fields. According to Prof Ncayiyana As a state higher education institution DIT brings a solid reputation, stretching over almost a century, of internationally recognised degrees and diplomas. With the hands-on skills that it provides, it is a ticket to good employment. DIT students also represent the demographic profile of the region, and the DIT is proactive and sensitive in promoting cross-cultural awareness and understanding in a safe environment.
The Durban University of Technology offers a variety of full-time and part-time programmes leading to a variety of tertiary qualifications. These range from certificate courses (one year full-time study) to National Diplomas (three years of full-time study) to Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate in technology degrees.
The Durban University of Technology has six campuses – Durban City, Berea (Steve Biko and ML Sultan), Indumiso on the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg), Pietermaritzburg and Richards Bay.