Technological development, as well as its applications and management, is essential for the creation of wealth in any country. Here, at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at TUKS, we are extremely well equipped to provide prospective engineers with the necessary training and knowledge to enable them to make a meaningful contribution in this area. Not only is the Department the biggest in the country, it alo offers the largest number of specialization fields. The Department has unique ties with industry and one of the advantages this holds for our students is the fact that they are in demand; not only in the local market, but internationally as well.
The School of Engineering falls within the top 1% in the world. Within South Africa, UP has the top engineering school/institution. On the world list for Engineering Schools UP is ranked 578 (up 23 places from 2011) of 1267. When comparing countries, South Africa is ranked 45 of 97. (This information is based on Thomson ISI Essential Science Indicators, using citations and not the amount of papers)
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