At this level a qualifying student will be competent in applying specialised knowledge and research methodology in a metallurgical environment, thus contributing to the research and development needs of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist.

Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria

The qualifying student should have the ability to:

  1. Initiate and execute applied research in a range of metallurgical activities to full completion.
  2. Function at middle to upper management level in a metallurgical environment.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Metallurgy, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.

Conferment of the degree

The MTech: Engineering: Metallurgy 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.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 2 years
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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