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Course Information and Fees

Replaced by Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in Mechatronics
baccalaureus technologiae

Replaced by Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in Mechatronics

BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

A graduate at this level functions as a technologist who displays competence as a leader of a multidisciplinary engineering team in the execution of engineering projects. The theoretical aspects of the engineering principles covered in the diploma level will be further developed along with supporting skills such as project management and entrepreneurship to produce a well equipped graduate for the modern competitive engineering environment.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
Persons achieving this qualification will be able to independently integrate mechanical engineering principles, apply these to determine appropriate ways of approaching activities and establish and use criteria to judge processes and outcomes. This qualification is intended for engineering practitioners in industry.

Career Opportunities
The technological advancement towards automation especially in the manufacturing and processing sectors has resulted in an ongoing need for personnel that are highly skilled in combining traditional engineering fields of mechanical, electrical, electronics, with control and information technology. Graduates will apply proven techniques and procedures to the solution of practical multidisciplinary engineering problems requiring a high level technical decision making.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Professional Registration
The BTech: Engineering: Mechanical (Mechatronics) is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technologist.

Syllabus and fees
Replaced by Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in Mechatronics (Fourth Year)"/>

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
31040 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Minimum one year (2 semesters)

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Olukayode Ayodele
Telephone: +27 (0)21 953 8431
Fax: +27 (0)86 556 4096

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2020 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.