Note: NO late applications for 2013 for the BSc(Hons)(Appl. Sci.)(Metallurgy) can be accepted
General information regarding postgraduate study in the Department
The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering offers graduate students the opportunity to obtain higher qualifications in the fields of materials science and physical or extractive metallurgy as well as dedicated programmes in welding.
General entry requirements
The various entrance routes to the post-graduate programme for 2013 is given in our Postgraduate Brochure (Updated April 2013, PDF file) for more detailed information.
TIMES AND VENUES FOR COURSES ARE PUBLISHED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AND CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING HERE (DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS ALSO HERE)
The University Senate may admit graduates from other universities to the same status they held at the other university. A person from another university or institution who has passed examinations which are judged by the University to be equal or higher than the requirements for the admission to the specific postgraduate programme may be admitted. Persons who have acquired, in the judgement of the University Senate, the standard of competency required for postgraduate study by other means may also be admitted to the postgraduate programme.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR NEW APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE BSc(HONS)(APPLIED SCIENCES)(METALLURGY) PROGRAMME FOR 2014 IS 30 NOVEMBER 2013. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Students with four-year engineering degrees may register for the BEng(Hons), MEng, PhD and DEng degrees. Students with BSc or BTech are allowed to register for the BSc(Hons)(Applied Sciences) programmes as set out in the postgraduate brochure. More detailed information on the different entrance routes to the postgraduate programme is summarized in the brochure.
Should a student wish to enrol for a course for non-degree purposes, he/she can do so by registering at CE@UP.
For more information on the regulations and procedures for registration and study, please download our Postgraduate Brochure. Also refer to the official yearbook of the University of Pretoria, Part I: General Regulations and Part XII: Faculty of Engineering (honours: G.19 and Ing.18 and Ing.21, master's: G.20 - G.28 and Ing.18 - Ing.22 and doctoral: G.29 - G37A and Ing.20 and Ing.23).
The curriculum for honours degrees (course / module based) is summarized in the Postgraduate Brochure as mentioned above.
All master's and doctoral degrees are research-based. Please consult the relevant division head (see staff page) on a possible research project or to submit your proposal.
Study Material for post-graduate courses is made available on the first day of lectures (to ensure that it is up to date), but feel free to contact the relevant lecturer to see whether copies are available in advance.
For additional information please contact:
Prof Waldo Stumpf (Acting Head of Department) at :
Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 3184
Mrs Sarah Havenga (Administrative Officer) at:
Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 3182
Mrs Louise Ackermann:
Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 3188