How Long Does It Take To Study Engineering In South Africa?

What is Engineering?

Engineering is the use of scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other items, including bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles, and buildings.

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How Long Does It Take To Study Engineering In South Africa?

The Department of Civil Engineering offers a 4-year Bachelor of Science (Eng) in Civil Engineering.

Schools That Offer Engineering Courses In South Africa

northwest University

University of Cape Town

University of Johannesburg

University of KZN

University of Pretoria

University of Stellenbosch

University of Witwatersrand

Requirements To Study Engineering In South Africa

Entry Requirements To Study Engineering In South Africa

N1 Certificate

Passed Grade 12 (with Mathematics) or

Passed Grade 11 (with Mathematics) or

Passed Grade 10 (with relevant technical subjects) or

Passed Grade 10 (with Mathematics) or

Passed Grade 9 (with Mathematics and Physical Science)

N2 Certificate

Passed N1 with 4 subjects on the same level or

Passed Grade 12 (with Mathematics and Physical Science) or

Passed Grade 11 (with relevant technical subjects) or

Passed NC(V) Level 2 (all subjects) or

Mechanical Engineering – If a student does not have Drawing subjects at the school level, he/she must start with an N1 certificate

Civil Engineering – If a student does not have Civil subjects at the school level, he/she must start with an N1 certificate

N3 Certificate

Passed N2 with 4 subjects on the same level or

Passed Grade 12 (with Mathematics and Physical Science & 1 relevant technical subject) or

Passed NC(V) Level 3 (all subjects) or

Mechanical Engineering – If a student does not have Drawing subjects at the school level, he/she must start with an N1 certificate

Civil Engineering – If a student does not have Civil subjects at the school level, he/she must start with an N1 certificate

N4 Certificate

Passed N3 with 4 subjects on the same level or

Passed Grade 12 (with Mathematics and Physical Science & 2 relevant technical subjects) or

Passed NC(V) Level 4 (all subjects)

N5 Certificate

Passed N4 with 4 subjects on the same level

N6 Certificate

Passed N5 with 4 subjects on the same level

What high school courses are needed for engineering in South Africa?

High School Preparation for an Engineering Degree

Suggested High School Courses.

English – four years.

Math – four years.

Sciences – at least three courses in chemistry, biology, and physics.

Social Studies – two years.

Foreign Language – two years.

How can I get an engineering degree after my diploma in South Africa?

Lateral Entry Programme is being offered at universities and engineering colleges enabling students who have completed a 3-year diploma in Engineering or B.Sc.

degree or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks, and Mathematics as a compulsory subject in Class XII, to get admitted in the second year directly.

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