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VUT Research – A University That Leads In Innovative
Knowledge And Quality Technology Education

This is your portal into the world of research and post-graduate studies at the Vaal University of Technology. From here you can peruse the menu as well as our most recent news clips and articles. We hope you find all the information you need. If not make sure that you contact VUT Research at the next available opportunity. The Vaal University of Technology aspires to give students access to a world of cutting-edge technology, putting them at the forefront of engineering, computer technology and management sciences. VUT offers its students a range of academic programmes presented in a scholarly environment, with the tools, resources and know-how to help them achieve their dreams. VUT can open the door to your future by offering a number of postgraduate academic research programmes. With courses in computer technology and IT, personnel and business management, engineering and human sciences.


VUT students have the opportunity to conduct research for a number of industry-promoted research focus areas. Research focus areas allow students to perform research within fields that can benefit from new advancements in sustainability, productivity and efficiency with the goal of improving standards within these industries in South Africa. If you want to make significant advances in research in South Africa, take a look at the research focus areas for more information.


Are you looking to make a significant and positive change to your life and the world around you? Then make sure you study a postgraduate research degree at the Vaal University of Technology. Be different, be unique, and empower your dreams by studying at one of South Africa’s formative and first-rate technical universities.

  • International focus – our students come from across the globe and are trained to global standards

  • Recognised Qualifications -VUT Research’s degrees and academic programmes are internationally recognised

  • People not profits – education is a right not a privilege

Start influencing the world we live in by applying with us today!


To be a university that leads in innovative knowledge and quality technology education.

Our mission is to produce employable graduates who can make an impact on society by:

  • Adopting cutting-edge technology and teaching methods,
  • Creating a scholarly environment conducive to knowledge creation, learning and innovation; and,
  • Developing a Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) that meets the needs of society in Africa and beyond.
  • Excellence
  • Creativity
  • Mutual Respect
  • Collegiality
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Tolerance
  • Diversity

Motto: “Your World to a better future!”

The VUT Research Corporate Strategy has the following strategic objectives:

  • Create an enabling environment for effective strategic leadership
  • Build a Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) and institutional curriculum of excellence
  • Enhance financial viability of VUT Research
  • Improve the corporate image of VUT Research
  • Improve student access and success
  • Optimise teaching and learning


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