Vaal University of Technology: Statistics

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#4028 of 14,131 In the World
#112 of 1,104 In Africa
#20 of 26 In South Africa
#640 of 1,036 For Aviation
Top50% For 28 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.vut.ac.za
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsSenior Certificate, National Certificate, National Vocational Certificate, Placement tests, International Equivalence Certificates
Academic CalendarJanuary to December

We've calculated the 55% acceptance rate for Vaal University of Technology based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Vaal University of Technology has published 2,487 scientific papers with 22,081 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Political Science, Computer Science, and Law.

Publications
2,487
Citations
22,081

Vaal University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
1,386 / 13,923
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,370 / 10,895
Environmental Science
1,357 / 11,761
Physics
1,344 / 13,056
Biology
1,289 / 13,171
Chemistry
1,177 / 13,071
Quantum and Particle physics
1,005 / 9,342
Political Science
943 / 7,254
Computer Science
926 / 7,192
Law
889 / 6,927
Business
857 / 6,453
Organic Chemistry
826 / 9,433
Medicine
792 / 8,254
Materials Science
782 / 8,178
Geography and Cartography
700 / 4,696
Philosophy
690 / 4,755
Psychology
685 / 6,098
Sociology
682 / 6,085
Mathematics
625 / 5,217
Economics
622 / 4,636
Geology
597 / 4,954
Ecology
590 / 6,191
Biochemistry
531 / 6,277
History
497 / 3,338
Chemical Engineering
468 / 5,931
Archaeology
466 / 3,236
Statistics
452 / 3,396
Physical chemistry
444 / 6,592
Management
420 / 3,528
Metallurgical Engineering
414 / 4,539
Development Studies
400 / 3,080
Marketing
397 / 3,045
Paleontology
380 / 2,743
Social Psychology
347 / 3,701
Optical Engineering
304 / 2,924
Linguistics
304 / 1,958
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
296 / 2,356
Mechanical Engineering
287 / 2,313
Pathology
287 / 3,226
Environmental Management
284 / 2,445

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 3
1991 2 4
1992 1 3
1993 1 3
1994 4 3
1995 3 4
1996 3 4
1997 0 2
1998 0 7
1999 0 4
2000 3 5
2001 5 7
2002 5 8
2003 3 18
2004 9 10
2005 14 16
2006 20 34
2007 20 28
2008 28 47
2009 37 68
2010 65 143
2011 107 228
2012 99 355
2013 178 528
2014 217 659
2015 112 807
2016 151 995
2017 176 1080
2018 189 1274
2019 241 1983
2020 219 2771
2021 282 4456
2022 188 4562
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns 22,000 per annum (ZAR)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Vaal University of Technology.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diploma Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Engineering, Management
Bachelor of Technology Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Engineering, Management
Master of Technology 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 Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Science, Information Technology, Marketing, Photography

Vaal University of Technology faculties and divisions

Centre : Technology Transfer and Innovation Technology
Faculty : Applied and Computer Science Analytical Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Chemistry, Community Health, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering
Faculty : Engineering and Technology 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 Arts and Humanities, Ceramic Art, Clothing and Sewing, Education, Fine Arts, Food Science, Graphic Design, Law, Photography, Public Relations, Tourism
Faculty : Management Sciences Accountancy, Business Administration, Human Resources, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management, Marketing, Transport Management
Institute : Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Institute : Sustainable Livelihoods Development Studies, Food Science

General information

Alternative names VUT
Founded 1966
Accreditation Department of Education, Council on Higher Education, South African Qualifications Authority

Location and contacts

Address Private Bag X021
Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, 1900
South Africa
City population 96,000

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