About Damelin

Damelin is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed college with a 72 year legacy of quality education. Delivering excellence within the Higher and Further education brands, Damelin offers full-time and part-time Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates.

With university-equivalent qualifications, Damelin dominates the private education market. Damelin targets a large student audience including school leavers wishing to obtain a quality tertiary education, the working individual as well as the corporate professional wishing to elevate or ground their skillset.

Damelin boasts 18 state-of-the-art campuses situated in every major hub of South Africa, with a new campus in Nelspruit launched in 2017. The brand has included innovative learning approaches in all relevant courses, enriching the experience of the student even further. As a marked difference in the education sector, Damelin enforces Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in all their top qualifications. WIL ensures the student qualifies with both relevant industry experience as well as their top-tier qualification, making the Damelin student a cut above the rest.

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The Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates offered are categorised as follows:

Higher Education

Faculty of Management Sciences and Communication
Faculty of Commerce, Leisure and Information Technology
Faculty of Creative Arts

Private College (FET Institution) and Occupational

Qualification Programmes

School of Banking and Insurance
School of Education
School of Management and Humanities
School of Information Technology
School of Engineering
School of Business Management and Corporate Training
School of Media and Design Technology
School of Leisure and Lifestyle


Damelin is excited to expand its brand equity to include a range of dynamic new offerings. With a rich heritage of over 72 years in the business it was time for expansion on a large scale. We are proud to announce a number of new and technologically advanced educational offerings. DCC is the distance learning branch of Damelin, offering quality courses through a number of different schools such as the Business School, Computer School, General School, High School, Technical School and Vocational School.

Damelin Online is technologically the ‘new kid on the block’. Students can now embark on online study in a number of dynamic study areas such as Search Engine Optimisation, Strategic Management, Public Relations Management and more.


Damelin (Pty) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997, and accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registration Certificate No: 2001/HE07/009. Damelin (Pty) Ltd is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private college under the Continuing Education and Training Act, No. 16 of 2006. Registration Certificate No: 2008/FE07/089 (FET). Damelin (Pty) Ltd is also provisionally accredited by Umalusi, the Quality Council for General and Further Education and Training.