WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$6,061 for the full programme
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Master of Science (MSc)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Campus:West Campus
Course Type:Master by Disseration
Application Deadline: 30 April 2021
Programme Overview

Research is carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by the School. After consultation with the supervisor a Dissertation is submitted for examination. This Dissertation must constitute both an application of the methods of research and a contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the subject chosen.

The applicant is advised to consult broadly within the School to find a supervisor whose research interests align with those of the candidate. It may not always be possible to find such an alignment and in these cases the application will not be successful. A short research proposal of the envisaged research may be required with the application.

– NQF Level of the qualification: 9
– Total number of credits for qualification: 180 Credits
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
A four-year BSc in Electrical Engineering (or Equivalent), a Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering related BSc (Hons).

Additional Entry Requirements
Applicants are required to secure a supervisor before an application is made.

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

How to apply
– Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
– Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
– Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept an offer (once certified hardcopies have been received by SEnC), apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
– Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.
Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are;
– Acoustic consultant.
– Aerospace engineer.
– Broadcast engineer.
– CAD technician.
– Control and instrumentation engineer.
– Design engineer.
– Electrical engineer.
– Electronics engineer.

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6,061
Tuition Fees for International Students: $6,061

*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 the same amount as South African Students
*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

Prof. Ling Cheng
Postgraduate Coordinator
Mumtaz Adam
Postgraduate Administrator