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Mechanical Engineering

University of Johannesburg

36 months
797 EUR/year
1065 EUR/year
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Mechanical Engineering from University of Johannesburg in introduces you to the creative application of scientific and technical knowledge to design, analyse, develop structures, machines, manufacturing processes, construction of works/systems for practical purposes or maximizing operations.


Mechanical Engineering from University of Johannesburg  is intended for persons who will make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will have a high level of overall knowledge in that specialised area ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge.

Students at Mechanical Engineering from University of Johannesburg will:

  • identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made. 
  • collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate information. 
  • work effectively with others. 
  • reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 
  • communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cooling of Electrical Machines
  • Energy
  • Energy Storage
  • Environmental engineering
  • Formability of sheet materials
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Naval architecture.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate Magister Technologiae or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee.
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document.
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
  • Provide proof of a non -  refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
  • Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes) 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    797 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1065 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1065 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National students fee per semester is R9 790,00 - R19 660,00
  • International students fee per year is R14,634 – R171,158.

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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