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Master of Engineering (MEng): Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng): Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering

General Information: 

This qualification is intended for persons who will contribute, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialized area of technology. They will also demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that area, ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge.

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  • B-Tech (from an ECSA accredited South African UoT). Additional entrance requirements (pre-requisites) may apply.
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours (BEngTechHons) degree or an appropriate or related NQF Level 8 Engineering qualification.


Interested persons should contact the department research co-ordinator on together with the following documentation:

  1. Certified copy of ID document/card (or passport)
  2. Complete transcripts of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate qualification/s. Only students with an average above 60% will be considered.
  3. Certified copy of your degree/s (or equivalent qualification/s)
  4. SAQA certification/s (if applicable)
  5. Copy of final year capstone project report in PDF format.
  6. Mini proposal (1-2 pages) highlighting intended topic and research

NB: Missing or incomplete application information will not be considered.

Awarding of the Degree:

This degree is awarded to a person who has executed and documented an engineering research project and communicated results by means of the acceptance for publication in at least one peer reviewed accredited (ISI/DHET approved) conference or journal, and a dissertation that is concurred in terms of its content and level by a panel of external examiners and the higher degrees committee of the university.