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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$5,727 for the full programme
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Engineering (MSc Eng)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Campus:West Campus
Course Type:Master by Research
Application Deadline: July 2021
Programme Overview

Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and most versatile of the engineering professions. The Mechanical Engineer applies scientific principles to the design, development, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of, among others, energy production and harnessing equipment, machines and systems in all areas of industry and society.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
– Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent cognate qualification (NQF 8) average >= 65% may be admitted to Master of Science.
– The 65% may be reviewed if the applicant has relevant working experience equivalent to those described in the Differently Qualified Applicant tables.
– A supervisor from the Faculty of Engineering or the Built Environment must be identified and approached prior to application.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $12
Application Fees for International Students: $12

How to apply
– Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
– Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
– Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept an offer (once certified hardcopies have been received by SEnC), apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
– Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are;
– Aerospace engineer.
– Automotive engineer.
– CAD technician.
– Contracting civil engineer.
– Control and instrumentation engineer.
– Maintenance engineer.
– Mechanical engineer.
– Nuclear engineer.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $5,727
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,727

*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay the same amount as South African Students
*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).

Relevant Contact

 
Tebogo Rakhudu
Postgraduate Officer
 
Mbuyiselo Malahle
Postgraduate Coordinator