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Faculty Website: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Metallurgy
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BEng Tech in Extraction Metallurgy
Programme Code: B6EXTQ
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of this qualification is thus to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent, practicing Extraction Metallurgy Technologist. Specifically, the qualification will provide the graduate with: • 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.
Manage metallurgical plants that are designed to recover and refine metals or other valuable constituents in mine ores.
Minimum APS 30, English 4 (50%), Mathematics or Technical Mathematics 5 (60%), Physical Science 5 (60%).