M.Eng. Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering

Study Discipline: Engineering & Technology
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions: Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in engineering excellence with the Master of Engineering (Professional) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. This dynamic program, available as a one-year full-time or two-year part-time degree, immerses you in the realms of Mechanical, Industrial, and Aeronautical Engineering through a coursework-only structure. Dive into a world where innovation meets application, and engineering expertise propels you towards professional mastery.


Choose your path of specialization from the following branches:

  • Industrial Engineering in the field of Engineering Management
  • Industrial Engineering in the field of Systems Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering in the field of Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering

The Master of Mechanical, Industrial, and Aeronautical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, offers a comprehensive exploration of these branches, providing you with a well-rounded education in the diverse and evolving field of engineering.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering 4th year or equivalent cognate qualification.
  • PG Dip Eng with an average >= 60%.
  • The 60% requirement may be reviewed for applicants with relevant working experience as described in the Differently Qualified Applicant tables.
  • Identify and approach a supervisor before application.
  • Since our students and delegates come from a wide variety of industries, class interaction and lively discussion is always a feature of the Wits courses. All courses feature a combination of lectures and case study material, to ensure that delegates leave the course with a knowledge they can actually apply in the workplace.

The fee for this programme is 108720ZAR

Future Career Outcomes

Upon completing the Master of Engineering (Professional), graduates can expect to advance their careers in diverse roles such as Engineering Manager, Systems Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, or Aeronautical Engineer. The program equips you with the skills and knowledge to excel in the rapidly evolving field of engineering.

Visa Requirements:

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