ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL (MECHATRONICS)
BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)
A graduate at this level functions as a technologist who displays competence as a leader of a multidisciplinary engineering team in the execution of engineering projects. The theoretical aspects of the engineering principles covered in the diploma level will be further developed along with supporting skills such as project management and entrepreneurship to produce a well equipped graduate for the modern competitive engineering environment.
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.
The technological advancement towards automation especially in the manufacturing and processing sectors has resulted in an ongoing need for personnel that are highly skilled in combining traditional engineering fields of mechanical, electrical, electronics, with control and information technology. Graduates will apply proven techniques and procedures to the solution of practical multidisciplinary engineering problems requiring a high level technical decision making.
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
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements
The BTech: Engineering: Mechanical (Mechatronics) is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technologist.
The fees for 2022reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum one year (2 semesters)
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Olukayode Ayodele
Telephone: +27 (0)21 953 8431
Fax: +27 (0)86 556 4096