Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Postgraduate School
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 in society by:
Adopting cutting edge technology and teaching methods,
Creating a scholarly environment conducive for knowledge creation, learning and innovation; and,
Developing a Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) that meets the needs of society in Africa and beyond.
Honesty and Integrity
Motto: “Your World to a better future!”
VUT’s Strategic Objectives
The VUT Corporate Strategy has 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
Improve the corporate image of VUT
Improve student access and success
Optimise teaching and learning
New Generation Universities “do different things” to span the main focus areas of teaching and learning, research and community service, under a broader, integrated focus of serving society and, more particularly, their immediate communities (Louw, 2008)
VUT offers postgraduate courses to those 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:
The students will not be alone in their endeavors as they will be assisted by both a professional supervisor and the faculty at large. With that support structure, postgraduate students may specialize within their field of study, or change into a field of study within which they have not served before. Ultimately the student will explore new academic boundaries by conducting new research, expanding on existing research, or conducting new methods of measurement and testing.
The minimum required time to complete the course will be one year and the maximum time will be 4 years for Masters and 5 years for Doctorate studies.
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