Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in South Africa

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A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree that is offered by universities and colleges when students complete a program of study. Most bachelor courses last three or four years with some lasting up to seven years.

Engineering is the process of designing, inventing, building and maintaining machines, structures, tools and other things that are a part of daily life. This is done by combining knowledge of empirical evidence, mathematics and global awareness.

 

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Top Bachelor Programs in Engineering in South Africa 2017

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BIng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Information Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineering intellectual who can identify, assess and formulate the engineering needs of the society at large, and research and solve the identified engineering problems creatively and innovatively, by applying scientific, mathematical, engineering, economic and other relevant principles and methods. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineering intellectual who can identify, assess and formulate the engineering needs of the society at large, and research and solve the identified engineering problems creatively and innovatively, by applying scientific, mathematical, engineering, economic and other relevant principles and methods. The qualification prepares students for an engineering science, design and project-based career through fundamental understanding, use and appropriate application of engineering methods, skills, tools and information technology. The qualification also provides a platform for lifelong learning. Outcomes The student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve engineering problems creatively and innovatively by applying knowledge of mathematics, basic science and engineering sciences from first principles. Plan and manage small engineering projects, demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering practice. Work effectively, individually and with others, as a member of a team, group, organisation, community or in multi-disciplinary environments. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence, and exercise judgment based on knowledge and expertise. Plan and conduct limited investigations, research and experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with engineering audiences and the community at large, using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools... [-]

BIng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineering intellectual who can identify, assess and formulate the engineering needs of the society at large, and research and solve the identified engineering problems creatively and innovatively, by applying scientific, mathematical, engineering, economic and other relevant principles and methods. [+]

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineering intellectual who can identify, assess and formulate the engineering needs of the society at large, and research and solve the identified engineering problems creatively and innovatively, by applying scientific, mathematical, engineering, economic and other relevant principles and methods. The qualification prepares students for an engineering science, design and project-based career through fundamental understanding, use and appropriate application of engineering methods, skills, tools and information technology. The qualification also provides a platform for lifelong learning. Outcomes The student should be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve engineering problems creatively and innovatively by applying knowledge of mathematics, basic science and engineering sciences from first principles. Plan and manage small engineering projects, demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering practice. Work effectively, individually and with others, as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community or in multi-disciplinary environments. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence and exercise judgment based on knowledge and expertise. Plan and conduct appropriate levels of investigation, research and/or experiments by applying relevant theories and methodologies, and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with engineering audiences and the community at large, using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and... [-]

BTech in Quantity Surveying

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the quantity surveying profession. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to perform services relevant to contract procurement, financial and cost management and property development independently. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. 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. This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the quantity surveying profession. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to perform services relevant to contract procurement, financial and cost management and property development independently. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Provide financial management skills and create awareness of entrepreneurship. Advise on investment in property. Prepare tender and contract documentation and administer building contracts. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A post 2007 UJ National Diploma: Building leading to the BTech Quantity Surveying, with the minimum entry requirements of a 60% aggregate for The National Diploma: Building, at first attempt and who have scored 60% for the subject Quantity Surveying 3 at Diploma level. Students who do not meet the set requirements may be considered after at least two years’ post-Diploma experience in the Construction (Building/Civil Contracting or Construction Consulting) industry. Students who have not met the academic requirements stated above, and who have a UJ National Diploma: Building but who are employed and have achieved a minimum of... [-]

BTech Mining Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

A qualified student will be technically competent in the effective and safe management of all types of mining production activities for middle and senior production and technical management. [+]

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 qualified student will be technically competent in the effective and safe management of all types of mining production activities for middle and senior production and technical management. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: A qualified student should have the: Technical engineering ability to manage any type of mining production operations at middle and senior management level effectively. Ability to contribute meaningfully to high-level decisions in the areas of rock mechanics and ventilation. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma leading to the BTech: Mining Engineering, with the minimum entry requirement to be determined by the Head of Department, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. The Department reserves the right to select students for entry to this programme. PLEASE NOTE: Although APS requirements are low. Any potential applicant should be advised when querying the feasibility of entering the programme that they should ideally have been exposed to a mine visit underground before making the decision and most importantly are physically strong enough (mass in excess of 40Kg) and that they are in good health with acceptable senses such as hearing and vision. Applicants will have to pass... [-]

BTech in Mineral Resource Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The qualified learner would be competent in the effective and safe management of the surveying required to be done on a mine and the mineral reserve evaluation required for a mine; contribute to satisfy the need for suitably competent mine surveyors and mineral resource managers at middle and senior management in the mineral industry; be able to register with PLATO to register as a professional Mine Surveyor in training [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. 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. The qualified learner would: Be competent in the effective and safe management of the surveying required to be done on a mine and the mineral reserve evaluation required for a mine. Contribute to satisfy the need for suitably competent mine surveyors and mineral resource managers at middle and senior management in the mineral industry. Be able to register with PLATO to register as a professional Mine Surveyor in training Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student should be competent to: Conduct and manage all the survey work that may be required on a mine. Minimise mineral losses by establishing a suitable ore flow control system with the necessary sampling and calculation of ore flow control factors. Manage the resources required for the normal running of a survey department on a mine. Conduct and manage the evaluation of the mineral reserve of an operating mine. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma: Minerals Surveying, in conjunction with Regulation E.86.2, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Mineral Resource Management will be conferred... [-]

BTech in Metallurgy Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 week February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in metallurgical process and product design, process and product development, and be able to demonstrate technical management competence, thus contributing to the needs of the metallurgical industry and mining community. [+]

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. At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in metallurgical process and product design, process and product development, and be able to demonstrate technical management competence, thus contributing to the needs of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student should be competent to: Initiate and optimise a range of requirements in metallurgical processes, products and specifications. Communicate effectively by means of reports, presentations, specifications, drawings and standards. Manage finances/budgets, material, manpower, equipment and technology within the metallurgical field. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma leading to the BTech: Engineering: Metallurgy, with the minimum entry requirement to be determined by programme staff, in conjunction with Regulation G4.1.1, or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard. A student must pass a minimum 60% at S4 level first time, or 2 years of industrial experience with motivation. A student may be required to complete prerequisite modules at National Diploma level, as determined by the HOD before admission to BTech. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Metallurgy... [-]

BTech / BIng in Mechanical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Students who have obtained this qualification will be able to integrate mechanical engineering principles independently, apply these to determine appropriate ways of approaching activities, and establish and use criteria to judge processes and outcomes. This qualification is intended for engineering practitioners in industry, and successful students will be able to register with ECSA as Professional Technologists. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. BTech in Mechanical Engineering 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. Students who have obtained this qualification will be able to integrate mechanical engineering principles independently, apply these to determine appropriate ways of approaching activities, and establish and use criteria to judge processes and outcomes. This qualification is intended for engineering practitioners in industry, and successful students will be able to register with ECSA as Professional Technologists. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Apply mechanical engineering principles to diagnose and solve engineering problems. Apply management principles in an engineering environment. Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical engineering in one or more specialized fields. Communicate effectively in a technological environment. Engage in mechanical engineering design work, individually, and as part of a team. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma: Engineering: Mechanical, or an equivalent Mechanical Engineering qualification. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Mathematics 3 is a prerequisite subject. Applied Strength of Materials is required to enrol for Strength of Materials 4 and Stress Analysis 4. Hydraulic Machines 3 is required to enrol for Fluid Mechanics 4 and Turbo Machines 4. Theory of Machines 3 is required to enrol... [-]

BTech Industrial Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Graduates who have obtained this qualification will be competent in the leading of programmes regarding productivity improvement, integrated manufacturing systems, operating information systems, and project and logistics management. The graduates will be able to register with ECSA. [+]

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. Graduates who have obtained this qualification will be competent in the leading of programmes regarding productivity improvement, integrated manufacturing systems, operating information systems, and project and logistics management. The graduates will be able to register with ECSA. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: Qualifying students will be able to: Apply operations management techniques in industry. Provide integrated logistics support in industry. Establish, manage and maintain a small business. Conceptually design integrated manufacturing systems in industry. Apply research methodology in the manufacturing and service industry. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma: Engineering: Industrial, or a National Higher Diploma: Industrial Engineering, or an equivalent Industrial Engineering qualification of an equivalent standard. Mathematics II is a prerequisite subject. Applicants who do not meet this requirement must register for and pass Mathematics II during the first semester after registration. The number of student enrolments will be limited. Applicants must have obtained an average of 60% at S4 level. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Industrial will be conferred on students who have completed a total of eight modules listed in the prescribed curriculum successfully. [-]

BTech Extraction Metallurgy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in process design and development and be able to demonstrate technical management competence, thus contributing to the needs of the metallurgical and mining industry. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. 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. At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in process design and development and be able to demonstrate technical management competence, thus contributing to the needs of the metallurgical and mining industry. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student should have the competence to: Initiate and optimise a range of requirements in metallurgical processes. Communicate effectively by means of reports, presentations, drawings and standards. Manage finance/budget material, manpower, equipment and technology within the metallurgical field. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma leading to the BTech: Extraction Metallurgy, with the minimum entry requirement of a 60% aggregate for S4 Extraction Metallurgy, at first attempt. Students who do not meet the requirements may be considered after at least two years’ post-Diploma experience in industry, with an accompanying letter of strong recommendation from their Plant Managers. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Extraction Metallurgy will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully. [-]

BTech in Electrical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

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. [+]

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. Outcomes 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... [-]

BTech in Chemical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for Process or Chemical Engineering Technicians working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification should have the competence to apply existing process technology to chemical engineering-related problems and process design, and will illustrate competence, thus contributing to the needs of the chemical industry. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. 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. This qualification is intended for Process or Chemical Engineering Technicians working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification should have the competence to apply existing process technology to chemical engineering-related problems and process design, and will illustrate competence, thus contributing to the needs of the chemical industry. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying learner will have the ability to: Identify, assess, formulate and solve process-related technical and operational problems creatively and innovatively. Design process equipment, in order to modify existing sections of the plant or for new additions. Plan and implement the production of required chemical products. Plan and implement projects, using project management tools and skills. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences, using appropriate language structure, style and graphical support. Demonstrate knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) impact of chemical processing activities, by identifying the impact and measures used to control such impacts. Use IT in the application of engineering methods, skills and tools. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma: Engineering: Chemical, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are selected... [-]

BTech / BIng in Civil Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

A student who has obtained this qualification will be competent to apply theoretical knowledge, practical experience and skills gained in a specialized area of civil engineering at the level of a Professional Engineering Technologist by interpreting, managing and applying current technology to complex specialist engineering activity within codes, or by adapting standards and codes, under minimal supervision. [+]

BTech in Civil Engineering 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 student who has obtained this qualification will be competent to apply theoretical knowledge, practical experience and skills gained in a specialized area of civil engineering at the level of a Professional Engineering Technologist by interpreting, managing and applying current technology to complex specialist engineering activity within codes, or by adapting standards and codes, under minimal supervision. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Plan complex specialized Civil Engineering activity, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice in their field of specialization. Design Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice in their field of specialization. Prepare and administer the documentation for specialized Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice, under supervision. Build and maintain Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice in their field of specialization. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria An ECSA accredited National Diploma: Engineering: Civil, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Civil will be conferred on students who have completed a total of eight... [-]