Masters : Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering



Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

1 year (minimum - full-time); 2 years (minimum - part-time)

Semester 1 or 2



Additional Admission Requirements

A Bachelor Honours Degree (B Eng. Tech Hons, BSc Hons, or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering from a programme accredited with the Engineering Council of South Africa, or a 4-year (minimum) Mechanical Engineering degree from a University recognised within the Washington Accord. In addition, a minimum of 60% average in the pre-requisite degree programme, with at least 60% average marks in the final year of that programme at NQF Level 8, are required.

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 M Eng. (Mechanical) degree is a research-based postgraduate qualification at NQF Level 9 aiming towards the development of a candidate’s ability to conduct independent scientific and technological investigations and to interpret the results to lead to problem-solving capabilities in practice. The programme also prepares candidates for research careers in mechanical engineering itself and areas that would potentially benefit from advanced engineering skills. Fields of specialisation include additive manufacturing and energy.

For more information contact Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

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