This qualification is intended for chemical engineers or technologists working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct independent research in chemical engineering and contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a dissertation, which complies with the generally accepted norms at that level.
The qualifying student will have the ability to:
- Collect and organise information in the selected field/area of research.
- Apply research methods and techniques appropriately and correctly.
- Make a significant contribution by recommending improvements to existing Chemical Engineering Science and Technology fields.
Admission requirements and selection criteria
A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Chemical, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
Conferment of the degree
The MTech: Engineering: Chemical will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.