Postgraduate Programmes

Industrial Engineering postgraduate studies:

Industrial Engineers are generally responsible for the analysis, design, planning, implementation, operation, management and maintenance of integrated systems. These systems consist of people, capital, material, equipment, information and energy. The aim is to increase the productivity of the organisation and creating wealth.
There are three postgraduate study levels and each level has two study programme options:
1. Honours Level - Course Work:
1.1. BEngHons Industrial Engineering (12240012) - For students holding an Engineering undergraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum 
1.2. BScHons Applied Science Industrial Systems (12243002) - For students holding a relevant BSc or BTech undergraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum)
*Please NOTE that both above mentioned Hons programmes have a compulsory Research Module called BCS 780 'Industrial and System Engineering Research' - Registered Hons students who meet with the pre-requisites must please ensure to attend the Information Session(s).
*A Video Recording of the Information Session is also available on this page, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.
2. Masters Level - Research Dissertation:
2.1. MEng Industrial Engineering (12250012) - For students holding an BEng Hons. postgraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum 
2.2. MSc Applied Science Industrial Systems (12253060) - For students holding a relevant BScHons. or BTechHons. postgraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum)
3. Doctorate Level - Research Thesis:
3.1. PhD Industrial Engineering (12263002) - For students holding a MEng postgraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum 
3.2. PhD Industrial Systems (12263132) - For students holding a relevant MSc or MTech postgraduate qualification (2019 Curriculum)

Postgraduate Guides and Hons Timetable:

Online Applications

You may apply online or submit your hard copy application form at the Student Service Centre (SSC: 012 420 3111) on the Main Campus of the University of Pretoria

BCS780 Information session

The following video is a recording of the BCS780 (Industrial and Systems Engineering Research) module's information session. It explains the core modules as prerequisite, and presents a rationale for selecting a research topic for BCS780.


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