IAU Member

South Africa

top General Information


Street:Private Bag X021



Post Code:1900

Tel.:+27(16) 950-9500

Fax:+27(16) 950-9800


Institution Funding



Founded 1966 as Vaal Triangle College for Advanced Technical Education. Acquired present title 2004.

Academic Year

January to December

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate, National Certificate, National Vocational Certificate, Placement tests, International Equivalence Certificates

Tuition Fees

National:22,000 per annum (ZAR)



Accrediting Agency

Department of Education, Council on Higher Education, South African Qualifications Authority

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Irene N. Moutlana

Job title:Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Senior Administrative Officer : Dan Mokoena

Job title:Registrar

International Relations Officer : Wiseman Jack

Job title:Executive Director, International Relations and Advancement

top Divisions

Centre : Technology Transfer and Innovation

Fields of study:Technology

Department/Division : Research

Faculty : Applied and Computer Science

Fields of study:Analytical Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Chemistry, Community Health, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering

Faculty : Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Building Technologies, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Fashion Design, Hotel and Restaurant, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Multimedia, Photography, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Tourism, Transport Engineering

Faculty : Human Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Ceramic Art, Clothing and Sewing, Education, Fine Arts, Food Science, Graphic Design, Law, Photography, Public Relations, Tourism

Faculty : Management Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Human Resources, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management, Marketing, Transport Management

Institute : Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Institute : Sustainable Livelihoods

Fields of study:Development Studies, Food Science

top Degrees


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Engineering, Management

Bachelor of Technology

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Engineering, Management

Master of Technology

Fields of study:Accountancy, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Food Science, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Photography, Public Relations, Tourism

Doctor of Technology

Fields of study:Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Science, Information Technology, Marketing, Photography

Updated on 26-05-2016