Doctorate : Doctor of Engineering in Mechanical 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 Mechanical Engineering (or related disciplines), and a minimum of 65% average in the pre-requisite degree programme at NQF Level 9.

Career Opportunities

Design, project engineering, research and development in the manufacturing, steel, chemical, petrochemical, power generation, and construction industries, consulting engineering industry, governmental departments, local authorities and municipalities, water boards, transportation agencies, research institutions, and/or entrepreneurial enterprises.

The D Eng. (Mechanical) 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 Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

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