UP's Mechanical Engineering comes out tops in South Africa in latest Shangai Rankings

Posted on August 02, 2022

The University of Pretoria’s Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering has come out as the top Mechanical Engineering department in South Africa in the latest Shanghai Ranking, as well as ranking in the top 200 Mechanical Engineering departments worldwide. It was the only South African Mechanical Engineering department to be placed high enough to be ranked by the Shanghai Ranking system.

The Shangai Rankings use a ranking system that is particularly focused on objective research based metrics, and thus this results highlights the research excellence within the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria.

The results for the University of Pretoria can be seen here, and BusinessTech further discuss South Africa’s performance in the Shanghai Ranking results here.

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