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Bachelors in Industrial Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Johannesburg
English

Program description

Bachelors degree Industrial Engineering WitsThe Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa is an education course which provides an in-depth knowledge of industrial engineering.

Wits' 4-year, full-time Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering works under the philosophy that engineering knowledge combined with laboratory and research components make up a problem-solving strategy called the engineering method, and is used to design new machines, products, systems, and devices. General subjects covered in the first 2 years of this education program include:

  • statistical methods
  • pure mathematics
  • numerical methods
  • applied computing
  • electrical engineering
  • fluid mechanics
  • engineering thermodynamics

During the 3rd and 4th years of the Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, students concentrate more specifically on industrial engineering and examine the role of automation and computers in the industry. Students receive a strong foundation in both practice and theory through subjects such as Operations Research & Management and Technology. Students complete their final projects within the industry, facilitated by Wits' strong company ties.

Upon completion of the Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, graduates are well-prepared to launch a successful career in the field of industrial engineering, or have a strong foundation to continue their education with a postgraduate degree.

Degree

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

About school

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is renowned for its intellectual leadership and commitment to nurturing critical thinkers, creative innovators, problem-posers and problem-solvers. The universities strength lies in the pursuit of academic and research excellence.  Through its 89-year history, the...


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Contact info

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

1 Jan Smuts Avenue
2000 Johannesburg
South Africa

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