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University of Johannesburg Department of Mining Engineering Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Department of Mining Engineering.

BEng Tech in Mining Engineering

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BEng Tech in Mining Engineering
Programme Code: B6MINQ

Medium of Facilitation: Full-time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 94698

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2022
Application End Date: 30 Sep 2022

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 3 Years

Programme Fees


The purpose of this qualification is thus to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing Mining Engineering Technologist. Specifically, the qualification provides graduates with:
• Preparation for careers in engineering itself and areas that potentially benefit from engineering skills, for achieving technological proficiency and to make a contribution to the economy and national development;
• the educational base required for registration as a Professional Engineering Technologist with ECSA;
• for graduates with an appropriate level of achievement, the ability to enter NQF level 8 programmes and then proceed to Master’s degrees; and
• for certificated engineers, the education base for achieving proficiency in mining engineering or plant operations and occupational health and safety.

Career Opportunities

Select and manage the correct method of mining in specific geological environments.

Admission Requirements

Minimum APS 23, English 4 (50%), Mathematics or Technical Mathematics 5 (60%), Physical Science or Technical Science 5 (60%).

More Information

However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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