BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)
The course equips students with the knowledge and skills to compose and apply an appropriately researched professional design process to problems related to mass-produced products, resulting in proposals that take account of the desired function, all user aspects, environmental responsibilities and cultural suitability.The graduate will be able to present the proposals, illustrate the desirability of the proposed products and fully justify the applied decision-making in a detailed design report. Graduates will be able to produce a business plan describing and quantifying the necessary steps to transform the proposals into a real product.
This course is aimed at industrial designers who have the competence to handle industrial design projects independently, who are self-employed or who work for an industrial design company. Further employment opportunities exist as in-house designers for manufacturing companies, as niche skills specialists like CAD operators, model makers or illustrators, or in design-related fields such as special effects and props for the film industry.
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 fees for 2023 reflected 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 / One year
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Popi Makubalo
Telephone: 021 460 3296