cape peninsula university of technology requirements for engineering

cape peninsula university of technology requirements for engineering

Course Information and Fees

ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Graduates can apply mechanical engineering principles to determine appropriate ways of approaching mechanical engineering activities, as well as to establish and use criteria to assess processes and outcomes.

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Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
Persons achieving this qualification will be able to independently integrate mechanical engineering principles, apply these to determine appropriate ways of approaching activities and establish and use criteria to judge processes and outcomes. This qualification is intended for engineering practitioners in industry.

Career Opportunities
Graduates work with engineers, designers, technologists and technicians in the design, construction, marketing, installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment. The work is intellectual, demanding the capacity to think independently and to supervise technical and administrative staff.Students follow streams such as manufacturing, maintenance, design, research and they can complete the Government Certificate of Competency (GCC). These streams prepare graduates for employment by mining companies, automotive plants, engineering and production companies, building service contractors and consulting engineers. Graduates also have the knowledge and skills to become entrepreneurs.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Professional Registration
The BTech: Engineering: Mechanical is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technologist.
Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Electives:
Select two of the following electives:
Semester 2 Only
Electives:
Select one of the following set of electives (set 1):
Select one of the following set of electives (set 2):