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Higher certificate : Mathematics for Engineering Technology

HC_MET

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

1 year full-time

Semester 1

132

5

Additional Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for this qualification is the Senior Certificate (SC), National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement as defined below:

Candidates who matriculated with Senior Certificate (SC) in 2007 or before must have obtained a least a minimum of 40% on Standard Grade or 30% on Higher Grade in Mathematics and English.

Candidates who matriculated with a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or a National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) from 2008 onwards must have obtained:

  • a minimum of 40% in grade 12 English,
  • a minimum of 50% in grade 12 Physical Science/Technical Science and
  • either a minimum of 30% in grade 12 Mathematics/Technical Mathematics or a minimum of 40% in Mathematics/Technical Mathematics in grade 11 and a minimum of 60% in grade 12 Mathematical Literacy.
Career Opportunities

Prospective students who had mathematics up to Grade 11, but who do not qualify for STEM-related offerings could be admitted into this programme. 

Upon completion students may:

  • Gain access to STEM-related qualifications at universities. After completion, these students may continue on to engineering and other STEM-related programmes.
  • Graduates of this programme may also consider working as a research assistant.

Remarks

  • All instructional offerings are compulsory.
  • Any application for subject recognition will be considered ONLY for subjects completed at equivalent level, not at a lower level.
  • The qualification will be issued upon completion of 132 credits.
  • One intake per year, in January.
  • After successful completion of this qualification, the Higher Certificate will be conferred during an official graduation ceremony of CUT.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2



MLT115C

 

Mathematics Literacy

6

MPS115C

 

Mathematics Problem Solving

6

SMT115C

 

Studying Mathematics

6

MET1151

 

Mathematics for Engineering Technology 1

24

MET1152

 

Mathematics for Engineering Technology 2

24

 

MET1253

Mathematics for Engineering Technology 3

24

 

MET1254

Mathematics for Engineering Technology 4

24

 

MET1255

Mathematics for Engineering Technology 5

18

Total:

132

For more information contact: Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

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