Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in South Africa

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Students of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering will study the general concepts of engineering. This will allow them to choose a degree of their preference in order to specialize. The program is aimed at students who are not sure of what engineering degree they want to study.

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BIng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 weeks February 2017 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 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 critically in engineering practice, and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of engineering activities on society and the environment. Perform procedural and non-procedural design and synthesis of components, systems,works, products or processes as a set of related systems and assess their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master module outcomes required for preparing him/herself toengage in continuous learning, to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the inter-disciplinary field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting professionally and ethically. Demonstrate, where applicable, cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of engineering activities. Explore, where applicable, education and career opportunities. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through engineering problem-solving, design, technical research and managerial skills. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria Refer to Faculty Regulation E.3 for the minimum admission requirements for this programme. Students are selected on academic merit and a personal interview, if deemed necessary. The number of student enrolments will be limited. Promotion Requirements Refer to Faculty Regulations EB4 and EB5, stipulating the promotion requirements for Engineering Sciences programmes and the requirements for awarding a passed with distinction BIng degree. [-]

BTech in Quantity Surveying

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 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. [+]

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 55% for all the major subjects, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Quantity Surveying and Price Analysis and Estimating, may be considered with an accompanying letter of strong recommendation from their respective employers. Non Post 2007 UJ National Diploma: Building and non-UJ applicants may be accepted if they satisfy the requirements set by the Head of Department. These are obtainable from the Head of Department on request. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Quantity Surveying will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully. [-]

BTech Mining Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 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. [+]

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. 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 a medical assessmentto gain employment in the industry. Applicants should ideally have the backing of a mining company. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Mining Engineering will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully. [-]

BTech in Metallurgy Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 week February 2017 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 will be conferred on students who have completed a total of four modules listed in the prescribed curriculum successfully. [-]

BTech / BIng in Mechanical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2017 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 for Mechanics of Machines 4. Steam Plant 3 is required to enrol for Thermodynamics 4 and Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 4. Mechanical Engineering Design 3 is required to enrol for Engineering Design Project 4 Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Mechanical will be conferred on students who have completed a total of eight modules listed in the prescribed curriculum successfully. BIng in Mechanical Engineering 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 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 or 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 andthe community at large, using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in engineering practice, and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of engineering activities on society and the environment. Perform procedural and non-procedural design and synthesis of components, systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems and assess, where applicable, their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master module outcomes required in fundamental Mathematics, engineering sciences, engineering design r esearch and aspects of management, thereby preparing him/herself to engage in lifelong learning, to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the engineering field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting professionally and ethically. Demonstrate cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social context in the execution of engineering activities. Explore education and career opportunities. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through engineering problem-solving, design, technical research and managerial skills. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for this programme. Students are selected on academic merit and a personal interview, if deemed necessary. The number of student enrolments will be limited. Promotion Requirements Refer to Faculty Regulations EB4 and EB5, stipulating the promotion requirements for Engineering Sciences programmes and the requirements for awarding a passed with distinction BIng degree. [-]

BTech Industrial Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 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 in Electrical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 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. [+]

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. 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 the prescribed curriculum successfully. [-]

BTech in Chemical Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 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. [+]

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 on academic merit. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Chemical will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully. [-]

BTech / BIng in Civil Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2017 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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in South Africa 2017. 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 modules listed in the prescribed curriculum successfully. Fields of specialization A student may only register for a Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Civil in one specialist field. Only once the degree in a specialist field is completed can the student be considered for admission to a second specialist field, subject to the following conditions: Credit may only be granted for a maximum of 50% of the prescribed modules for the second degree programme. The Executive Dean may grant exemption from an exit-level module that has been passed in another programme at this or another institution. (Refer to UJ Academic Regulation 7.3) Exemption from or recognition of a module may only be granted for one further programme in addition to the programme in which the module was originally completed. (Refer to UJ Academic Regulation 7.4) BIng in Civil Engineering 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 engineeringproblems 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 theprinciples, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering practice. Work effectively, individually or 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 commensurate with the level of competence by applying appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform 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 engineering methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in engineering practice, and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of engineering activities on society and the environment. Perform procedural and non-procedural design and synthesis of components, systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems and assess, where applicable, their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master module outcomes required in fundamental mathematics, engineering sciences, engineering design research and aspects of management, thereby preparing him/herself to engage in lifelong learning, to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the engineering field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting professionally and ethically. Demonstrate cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of engineering activities. Explore education and career opportunities. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through engineering problem-solving, design, technical research and managerial skills. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria Refer to Faculty Regulation E.3 for the minimum admission requirements for this programme. Students are selected on academic merit and a personal interview, if deemed necessary. The number of student enrolments will be limited. Promotion Requirements Refer to Faculty Regulations EB4 and EB5, stipulating the promotion requirements for Engineering Sciences programmes and the requirements for awarding a passed with distinction BIng degree. [-]