Programme: MSc Applied Science Metallurgy

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Code Faculty Department
12253065 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Department: Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Programme information

The MSc (Applied Science) degree is conferred by the same departments as the BScHons (Applied Science) degree.

A minimum of 128 credits is required to obtain the MSc degree. Either a mini-dissertation (64 credits) and coursework (64 credits) or a dissertation (128 credits) is included in the programme.

Unless the Dean, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, decides otherwise, the master's degree is conferred on the basis of examinations of coursework and a mini-dissertation or a dissertation (including an examination on the dissertation).

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant BScHons degree awarded by the University of Pretoria (or equivalent)
  2. Cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for the honours degree
  3. Evidence of knowledge of research methodology
  4. Comprehensive intellectual CV
  5. An entrance/admissions examination may be required

Note:  Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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