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TITLE: MASTERS IN ENGINEERING (RESEARCH BASED) IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
( INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING)

UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH

 

Duration (in semesters): 4

Credits (per semester): 180 overall

 

Objectives
Engineering management offered through the department of Industrial Engineering is the management of technical enterprises or processes. In order to achieve this, industrial engineers apply their ability to co-ordinate, integrate and optimise the inputs of other disciplines. Engineering management includes fields like project management, quality management, performance management and feasibility studies.

 

Structure and content of the program

An approved research project must be completed satisfactorily and a thesis submitted. It must be evident from this thesis that the student is capable of independent scientific and technical investigation and the interpretation of results. The thesis must be accompanied by a declaration that it has not been submitted at another university for a degree, and that it is the student’s own work.

 

Learning outcomes

The MEng graduate will demonstrate:
1. Mastery of theoretical sophisticated subject matter with a comprehensive knowledge of a field.
2. Mastery of advanced theory and its application to a specialised field
3. Capacity for independent study via the completion of a project or assignments
4. Understanding and application of appropriate academic and professional values
5. The ability to take calculated risks
6. Self-reflexivity and adaptability.