After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae – BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study.
A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements.
A qualifying student will be competent to design, implement and control production, testing, planning, construction, commissioning and maintenance in the field of Electrical Engineering by applying technical knowledge, engineering principles, innovative design, problem-solving techniques and managerial skills. He/she will be capable of exercising independent technological judgment and responsible decision-making by taking the relevant financial, economic, commercial, social, environmental and statutory factors into account.
The qualified student will be able to register with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Professional Technologist in the field of Electrical Engineering.
Exit level outcomes:
The qualifying student will be able to:
- Practice Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technologist (Engineering).
- Manage Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).
Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria
- A National Diploma: Engineering: Electrical, including a pass in Mathematics III, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
- Selection is based on academic merit and a personal interview.
- Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3.
Conferment of the degree
The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Electrical will be conferred on students who have completed a total of eight modules listed in the prescribed curriculum successfully.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.