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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
General Information

The University of Pretoria aims to be internationally competitive, while at the same time being locally relevant, this goal is supported by ensuring that the training and research programmes always meet the highest standards. The faculty is serious about ensuring that the market value of the degrees awarded by the University of Pretoria will always have a competitive advantage for its students. The faculty adds value to its degrees, making its students sought after.

At undergraduate level the department offers a four-year and five-year Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering. At graduate level the department offers Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Industrial Engineering to engineering graduates; and Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Applied Science (Industrial Systems) to students with an appropriate BSc, BTech or other appropriate degree.

Our Bachelors degree programme is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). A graduate from an accredited engineering programme is eligible for registration as a professional engineer after a minimum period of three years practical experience.
Being accredited implies that:

  • Our degree programme meets the educational requirement toward registration as a Professional Engineer;
  • Graduates from our programme are ready to enter engineering employment;
  • The standard of our degree programme is comparable to international degree programmes; and
  • The public is assured of the quality of our programme.