Masters Program in Mechanical Engineering in South Africa

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Mechanical engineering is the manufacturing of products that move. It encompasses the entire production process, from drafting an idea for an item, to understanding the mechanics necessary to make the item work, to the production of the completed item, to incorporating that item into larger systems.

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MTech / MEng / MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 weeks February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for students who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will also be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge. [+]

Best Masters in Mechanical Engineering in South Africa 2017. MTech in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based) This qualification is intended for students who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will also be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge. Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria Complete research successfully in engineering processes, products or systems Admission requirements and selection criteria A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Mechanical, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Conferment of the degree The MTech: Engineering: Mechanical will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully. MEng in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis and related principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental engineering research independently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve engineering research and development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant fundamental knowledge of i.e. Mathematics, Basic Science and Engineering Sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage engineering research projects,demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively,individually or with others,as a member of a team, group, organisation and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence,and exercise judgment based onknowledge and expertise pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct applicable levels of investigation, research and/or experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies,and perform data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with engineering and specifically research audiences and the community at large,in so far as they are affected by the research,using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in engineering research/development practice,and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of engineering research/development activities on society and the environment. Perform procedural and non-procedural design and synthesis of components, systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems,and assess their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits,where applicable,in the chosen field of research. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master outcomes required for preparing him/herself to engage in continuous learning,to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the engineering field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting professionally and ethically in the chosen field of research. Demonstrate,where applicable,cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of engineering research and development activities. Explore,where applicable,education and career opportunities through engineering problem-solving, design, technical research and managerial skills. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through engineering, technical research, development and/or managerial skills. Admission requirements and selection criteria An approved four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar approved degree at honours level. Final admission to the programme will only be granted upon successful presentation of a research seminar six months after enrolment. Research topics must also be accepted and approved by the supervisors in the Faculty. Conferment of the degree The MEng: Mechanical degree will be conferred on students who have completed the research seminar and dissertation successfully. MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences or related inter-disciplinary principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental engineering research of inter/intra-disciplinary nature in dependently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve research/development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant inter-disciplinary knowledge in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage research projects,demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively,individually or with others,as a member of a team, group, organisation and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of interdisciplinary research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence,and exercise judgement based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct applicable levels of investigation, research and/or experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with specifically research audiences and the community at large,in so far as they are affected by the research,using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in research/development practice,and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of inter-disciplinary research/development activities on society and the environment. Perform synthesis of systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems and assess their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits,where applicable,in the chosen field of inter-disciplinary research. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master outcomes required for preparing him/herself to engage in continuous learning,to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the inter-disciplinary field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting ethically in the chosen field of research. Demonstrate,where applicable, cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of research/development activities. Explore,where applicable,education and career opportunities in research/development. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through technical research, development and/or managerial skills. Admission requirementsand selection criteria An approved four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar approved degree at honours level. Final admission to the programme will only be granted upon successful presentation of a research seminar six months after enrolment. Research topics must also be accepted and approved by the supervisors in the Faculty. Conferment of the degree The MPhil: Mechanical degree will be conferred on students who have completed the research seminar and dissertation successfully. [-]

MEng in Mechatronics

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2017 South Africa Port Elizabeth + 1 more

Our vision is to be the preferred provider of professional and career-oriented education and research in the fields of engineering, the built environment and information technology. [+]

MEng in Mechatronics Candidates shall be admitted to the study for the qualification of Master of Engineering in Mechatronics only if they hold the qualification of Bachelor of Engineering or a qualification deemed by Senate to be equivalent thereto, or if they otherwise qualify for admission in the opinion of Senate. All candidates shall be subject to selection criteria as laid down by the department. Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology VISION AND MISSION FACULTY VISION Our vision is to be the preferred provider of professional and career-oriented education and research in the fields of engineering, the built environment and information technology. FACULTY MISSION We are a people-centred faculty offering internationally recognised academic programmes, delivering competent graduates and providing innovative solutions and services to industry and community. WELCOMING MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology. In this faculty we combine top facilities, state-of-the-art technology and stimulating training to produce highly sought-after graduates in the fields of Civil, Electrical, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Information Technology, Quality and Operations Management, Quantity Surveying, and Construction Management. The Faculty comprises three schools which include the Schools of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information and Communication Technology. All programmes, where applicable, are accredited by relevant professional bodies, which is an indication of the quality of education in this faculty. The BSc (Construction Studies), BSc (Hons) (Construction Management) and MSc (Built Environment) are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB-UK) and the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP). The BSc Construction Economics and BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The two latter programmes as well as the National Diploma in Building and the BTech degree (Quantity Surveying) in the School of Built Environment are accredited by the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP). The BEng Mechatronics and all the National Diplomas and BTech engineering programmes are accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). The engineering qualifications are internationally recognised in terms of the Washington, Sydney and Dublin Accords. All the undergraduate and BTech programmes in the School of ICT, which hosts the Sub-Saharan Africa Cisco Academy Training Centre, contain a selection of Cisco-certified courses which allows us to provide internationally recognised IT specialists. Apart from the academic departments, various institutes, centres and units are also housed in each school to promote their research, technology transfer, non-formal teaching, community service and outreach initiatives. The faculty has established links with major industrial partners in the region, province and country. Industrial partners include major manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive and supplier industry, power utilities, large companies in the field of ICT, major construction companies, and large consulting businesses in South Africa. These partnerships provide a number of opportunities for contract research and collaborative research projects. World-class research is being conducted in this faculty, ranging from friction stir welding, manufacturing technology and automotive manufacturing, to information security, telecommunications, communication networks, and construction health and safety. There are strong links with a number of leading international partners which ensure active student exchange programmes abroad. The faculty welcomes you into this vibrant environment where you will be part of a diverse student body in which students are holistically developed as confident, innovative and knowledgeable professionals. Enjoy your studies! Executive Dean [-]