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Faculty Website: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (Research)
Programme Code: M6MR8Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 120
The purpose of the qualification is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences or related inter-disciplinary principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental engineering research of inter/intra-disciplinary nature independently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach.
An approved four-year bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar approved degree at honours level.
Final admission to the programme will only be granted upon successful presentation of a research seminar six months after enrolment. Research topics must also be accepted and approved by the supervisors in the Faculty.