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|Tuition Fees:||$2,970 /year|
|Applications Begin:||March 2021|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
This involves operation and management of industrial plants in which raw materials undergo physical and/or chemical change, e.g., oil refining, food processing, textile manufacture, mineral processing, water treatment, wastewater treatment and power generation.
The raw materials are converted into products of high economic worth. Chemical engineers model the many common features of these processes mathematically, leading to alternative designs, optimal computer control and improved economics.
NSC degree pass
– Mathematics and Physical Science Level 6 (70%)
– English and Life Orientation Level 4 (50%)
– 3 other subjects with at least 2 from the designated list
How to apply
In order to apply for a BSc in Engineering at UKZN, prospective students must have:
-A National Senior Certificate with a Degree Endorsement
– A minimum of 33 points (excluding Life Orientation)
– A minimum of 70% for Mathematics & Physical Sciences (Mathematical Literacy is not accepted as a replacement or substitute for Mathematics)
– A minimum of 50% for English and Life Orientation
Owing to high application numbers only first choice applicants are considered.
In addition, the School offers the Engineering Access
Programme, which provides an alternative access route to an Engineering qualification at UKZN.
Traditional employers such as the:
– soap and water industries are being joined by manufacturers of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, the consulting and banking sector and the biochemical industry.
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South African students pay R49253 per year as tuition fees.
Students from SADC countries pay local tuition fees plus a levy of R3400 (R1800 per semester)
All students from SADC and other African countries pay: R470
All students from outside of Africa: U$146
Students from within Africa but outside SADC and from the rest of the world are required to pay US$ 14 535.00 per annum; i.e. U$ 6 895.00 per semester (first or second) inclusive of the international levy, where registration is required for one semester only to complete a qualification.