BEng Tech in Mechanical Engineering

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Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Technology, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BEng Tech in Mechanical Engineering
Programme Code: B6MECQ
Medium of Facilitation: Full-time
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96441

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


The purpose of the BET in Mechanical Engineering is to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing Mechanical Engineering Technologist. Specifically, the qualification provides graduates with&%2358;
• Preparation for careers 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.
• For graduates with an appropriate level of achievement, the ability to enter NQF level 8 programmes and then proceed to masters degrees.
• For certificated engineers, the education base for achieving proficiency in mechanical engineering / plant operations and occupational health and safety.

Career Opportunities

Design, Manufacture and maintain industrial machines and engines


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

Minimum APS - 30
English - 4 (50%)
Math/Technical Math - 5 (60%)
Physical Science/Technical Science - 5 (60%)

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