|Diploma : Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering
Duration of Programme
Additional Admission Requirements
For candidates who matriculated in 2007 and before:
A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a score of 27 or higher on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% on standard grade or 40% on higher grade in English, Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:
A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a score of 27 or higher on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum pass mark of 50% (rating 4) in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and English. Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.
Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.
This programme is primarily vocational, or industry oriented, characterised by the knowledge emphasis, general principles and application or technology transfer. The programme provides students with a sound knowledge base in Electrical Engineering to enable the application of their knowledge and skills to particular career or professional contexts, while equipping them to undertake more specialised and intensive learning. Modules in this programme have a strong vocational, professional or career focus which prepare graduates to enter a specific niche in the labour market with the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practising Professional Engineering Technician.
A person in possession of this qualification is able to do the following:
Only one intake per year, in January.
|Academic Literacy and Communication studies
|Basic Digital Literacy
|Electrical Engineering I
|Electronic Fundamentals I
|Digital Systems II
|Electrical Engineering II
|Electronic Applications II
|Digital Systems III
|Electronic Applications III
|Electrical Machines II
|Network Systems II
|Electronic Communication III
|Control Systems III
|Design Project III
|Industrial Electronics III
|Energy Systems III
For more information contact Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering