Doctorate : Doctor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering



Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

2 years (minimum - full-time); 3 years (minimum - part-time)

Semester 1 or 2



Additional Admission Requirements

A Master’s Degree (M Eng., MSc, or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering (or related disciplines), and a minimum of 65% average in the pre-requisite degree programme at NQF Level 9.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this programme will find a career with companies that have a research-oriented component as part (or all) of the job profile (like CSIR). Specialised industries aimed at manufacturing, maintenance, renewable energy or systems engineering are also a target market for these graduates. This qualification will provide the graduates with higher levels of skills and knowledge to advance entrepreneurship, innovation, research and technology.

The D Eng. (Electrical) degree is a postgraduate qualification at NQF Level 10. It is an advanced research-based programme aiming towards independent, advanced and original research and/or creative work to make a substantial contribution to new knowledge of engineering science, technology and/or practice.

For more information contact Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

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