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Tuition Fees:$3,510 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering (BEngSc BME)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Campus:West Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The three - year undergraduate  Bachelor of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering BEngSc (BME) combines subjects in science, engineering, medicine and biology, as well as specific biomedical engineering courses.

It is a pre-professional qualification, thus, the graduate is not eligible for any professional registration based on this degree alone.

After you graduate, there are various routes you can take to obtain a professional qualification, such as Medicine (MBBCh), BSc(Eng) in Electrical or Information Engineering, and BSc(Hons) in Physics.

You can apply for admission into the third year of BSc(Eng) in Electrical / Information Engineering. However, the entry requirements for MBBCh and BSc(Hons) in Physics are competitive and may vary.

Admission Requirements

APS 42+

English Home Language OR First Additional Language
Level 5

Mathematics
Level 5

Physical Sciences
Level 5

Wait-listing
Students with English, Mathematics and Physics at Level 5 will be wait-listed, subject to place availability.
Generally, applicants who achieve 70% in English, Maths and Physical Science stand a greater chance of being accepted.

International Students
Ordinary Levels – A-C (English, Maths, Physics)
Advanced Levels – A-C (English, Maths, Physics)
International Baccalaureate – HS, SL 4-7

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $12

How to Apply
To apply online, go to: www.wits.ac.za/applications/

You may apply for a maximum of three programmes (order of choice does not matter).
If you apply for two programmes within one Faculty, you are advised to apply for one programme in a less restricted faculty (e.g. Humanities, Commerce or Science).
Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programmes in Faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering.
Do not enter the duration of the programme. You are applying to go into 1st year of study.
A non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for foreign citizens, is required.

Closing dates
30 June – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programmes); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology; BA Film and TV
30 September – All other University programmes; Residence applications.

Additional Forms
Does your degree programme have additional selection procedures? Some degrees have additional selection requirements such as portfolio and essay submissions, auditions or National Benchmark Tests. Please click on Additional Forms below to see if this applies to you.

Pay Application Fee

Non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens
Non-refundable application fee for foreign citizens of R700
Payments to be made before closing dates.
Use your T Number or Person Number as reference

How to pay
Deposit exact amount into the University’s Application Fee account:

Standard Bank, Account name: Wits University – Application Fees. Current Account Number: 200 346 385, Branch code: Braamfontein 004 805. CI Number 074A. (International payment swift code: SBZAZAJJ). Use your person/student number as a reference.
Pay by cash or credit card at the Wits Fees Office, Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House (Senate House), Braamfontein Campus East, Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. Use your person/student number as a reference.
EFT – Use your T Number or person/student number as the reference.

Career Opportunities

Physicist or Electrical Engineer or Medical Professional working in the development of:
– Artificial Organs
– Information Technology for Healthcare
– Medical Imaging System Design (e.g. ultrasound or CT scanning)
– Modelling and simulation of physiological states and disease
– Therapeutic Equipment Design

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $3,510
Tuition Fees for International Students: $7,019

*South African students pay R58200 per year as tuition fees.

*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.

*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay double the fees paid by South African Students (R116400)

*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).

Relevant Contact

 
Moeniera Ismail
Undergrad Queries
 
Jeannine Davids
General Queries