Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

About this program

The Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa is an education course providing an in-depth knowledge of mechanical engineering.

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

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

Students in their 3rd year of this Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering study specific subjects of mechanical engineering including Thermal Systems, Fluid Dynamics, Mechanics of Machines, and Mechatronics. Open-ended projects - some industry-related, some research - are completed in both the 3rd and 4th years of study.

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University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

1 Jan Smuts Avenue
2000 Johannesburg
South Africa


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