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TITLE: MASTERS IN ENGINEERING IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
(PROCESS ENGINEERING)

UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH

 

Duration (in semesters): 4 semesters

Credits (per semester): 180

 

Objectives

To equip students with a sophisticated knowledge and understanding of phenomena pertinent to their chosen field of engineering. To ensure mastery of the chosen field via high level analysis of new information, the ability to deal with complexity and to find workable solutions to problems and challenges. To do advanced and independent engineering analysis and design through rigorous training in engineering sciences and design methods. To prepare students who aspire to move to the highest level of academic work for doctoral study and to promote an approach based on academic integrity and professional ethics.

 

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.