BEng Tech in Extraction Metallurgy Extended

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Department of Metallurgy, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Metallurgy
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BEng Tech in Extraction Metallurgy Extended
Programme Code: B6EX0Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-time
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 94628

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the BEngTech (Extraction Metallurgy) is thus to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent, practicing Extraction QUMetallurgy Technologist. Specifically, the qualification will provide the graduate with&%2358;
• preparation for a career in engineering itself and areas that potentially benefit from engineering skills, for achieving technological proficiency and to make a contribution to the economy and national development;
• the educational base required for registration as a Professional Engineering Technologist with ECSA; and
• for graduates with an appropriate level of achievement, the ability to enter NQF level 8 programmes and then proceed to Master’s degrees.

Career Opportunities

Manage metallurgical plants
that are designed to recover
and refine metals or other
valuable constituents in
mine ores


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

Minimum APS - 22
English - 4 (50%)
Math/Technical Math - 4 (50%)
Physical Science /Technical Science - 4 (50%)

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