Course Structure: National Diploma
This Department offers the following fields of study in this
BACCALAUREUS TECHNOLOGIAE (B Tech)
Degrees: Doctor Technologiae (D Tech) 7 years. Magister Technologiae (M Tech) 5 years.
Baccalaureus Technologiae (B Tech) 4 years
Diploma: National Diploma: Engineering: Mechanical (N Dip) 3 years
Four semesters University attendance.
Two semesters work integrated learning in industry. The Vaal University of Technology is
not reponsible for providing opportunities for work integrated learning but will assist
students in obtaining such opportunities. Any sandwich course structure is acceptable.
Design, Maintenance and Electromechanical. Medium of instruction: English.
: *Mechanics I, **Mechanical Engineering Drawing I, Computer Aided
Draughting I, Computer and Programming Skills IA, Applied Communication Skills 1.1,
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering I, Electrical Engineering I, Mathematics I, EDL.
: Mechanical Engineering Design II, Mechanics of Machines II, Strength of
Materials II, Fluid Mechanics II, Applied Communication Skills 1.2. Thermodynamics II,
Electrical Engineering II, Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering II, Mathematics II.
: Mechanics of Machines III, Strength of Materials III, Computer and
Programming Skills 1B. Applied Communication Skills 2.1. Fluid Mechanics III,
Thermodynamics III, Mechanical Engineering Design III, Maintenance Engineering I,
Electrical Engineering III, Electrical Machines II, Professional Skills Mod I & Mod 2.
: Theory of Machines III, Applied Strength of Materials III, Applied
Communication Skills 2.2. Hydraulic Machines III, Steam Plant III, Machine Design III,
Maintenance Engineering II, Electrical Engineering III, Electrical Distribution III,