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Industrial and Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Africa (UNISA)


Written by Lynette Pieterse on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 15:21

Departmental overview

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department is one of three departments in the School of Engineering which falls under the auspices of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. There are two disciplines in the department namely Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering.

 

Mechanical and Industrial Engineers are equipped to make a difference within the various diverse environments that they may find themselves in.  Both of these professionals are empowered to meet current and developmental societal needs.

 

Admission requirements into academic programs, Curriculum and Fees

Qualification name: National Diploma: Engineering: Industrial

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Qualification code: NDEID

NQF level: 6

Total credits: 360

Delivery mode for this qualification:
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Purpose statement:
The Industrial Engineering technician is involved in the investigation, improvement, design and implementation of integrated systems, comprising the optimisation of capital, plant, manpower and raw materials. The principles and techniques of engineering, industrial economics and management are utilised to design the systems to obtain the desired physical and economical results.

Qualification name: Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Industrial

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Qualification code: BTENI

NQF level: 7

Total credits: 120

Delivery mode for this qualification:
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Purpose statement:

Persons achieving this qualification should be competent in leading programmes involving productivity improvement, integrated manufacturing systems, operating information systems, and those of project and logistics management. The qualified person will be able to register with ECSA as a professional Industrial Engineering Technologist.

Last updated Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:21