At VUT Research we have four faculties, and a number of courses within each faculty. We offer postgraduate courses to students who want intellectual cultivation, character growth and personal development on an unprecedented scale.

Our Masters Degrees and Doctorate studies are available within the following faculties:


We offer a wide range of high-quality postgraduate degrees within our faculties.

We offer a range of postgraduate degrees in a range of subject areas and can offer the best lecturers and resources creating learning opportunities of a lifetime. Browse through our postgraduate degree courses and find the best fit for you today! 


A postgraduate degree for a course within this faculty will allow the student to conduct innovative research within a number of specialized fields. Upon completion of their degree, students will be equipped with knowledge that not only makes them adept within the field of research, but will also offer them the best chance of employment. The courses are split according to Masters and Doctorate postgraduate degrees.

The following Masters courses are offered:

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Communication Technology

This faculty offers courses that ensure students grasp the necessary skills that they will need to work within the engineering field. Using state-of-the-art technology and a collection of specializations, a postgraduate student with an engineering degree can look forward to a long and fruitful career.

The following Masters’ courses are offered:

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

This faculty offers courses to students who are looking to extend their humanities studies and specialize in a chosen field within the subject. VUT offers enriching courses that add value and are designed so that students have the best opportunity to find employment after their studies and are equipped to serve themselves and their communities well.

The following Masters courses are available:

The following Doctorate courses are available:

This faculty offers courses that focus on developing leadership skills that are intended for use within the corporate field. The postgraduate courses offered are demanding, and therefore encourage the student to think constructively and become adaptive to the ever-changing paradigm of study.

The following Masters courses are offered:

The following Doctorate courses are offered:

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