Programme Code:
Mode of Study:
Full Time
NQF Level 8

Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Course Overview

The aim of the programme is to produce world-class professionals, who are well-grounded in chemical engineering principles and equipped with the knowledge, skills set and quality attributes required in the development, construction and operation of industries where raw materials are processed to manufactured goods of higher economic value.

Admissions Requirements

At least 37 points on the Engineering Evaluation Scale, with a minimum 3 symbol in Mathematics, Physical Science and English at Grade 12/NSSC Higher Level.

Career Opportunities

Engineers (Chemical), Teaching Assistants, Researcher, Environmental and Safety Practitioners, Risk Managers in Financial & Investments institutions (Banking and Insurance), Project or Process Engineer/Manager, Process Superintendent, Quality Control Engineer, Plant or Refinery Manager (Senior Management Position), Business Improvement Specialist, Processing Manager, Operations Manager and Technical Sales Specialist.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite
EAP511S English for Academic Purposes English in Practice, or Language in Practice B, or Module 3, or Exemption
CEN510S Computing for Engineers 114 None
END511S Engineering Drawing 114 None
MTM511S Engineering Mathematics 115 None
AMC511S Engineering Mechanics 114 None
APH511S Engineering Physics 114 None

Semester 2

CAD521S Computer Aided Drawing 124 Engineering Drawing 114
ELC520S Electrical Circuits 124 Engineering Physics 114, Engineering Mathematics 115
ACH521S Engineering Chemistry 123 None
MTM521S Engineering Mathematics 125 Engineering Mathematics 115
MLS521S Materials Science 124 None
MOM521S Mechanics of Materials 124 Engineering Mechanics 114
WPR421S Workshop Practice120 None

Year 2

Semester 3

MTM611S Engineering Mathematics 215 Engineering Mathematics 125
CPI610S Chemical Process Industry and Technologies 214 None
PCH602S Physical Chemistry Engineering Chemistry 123
FMC610S Fluid Mechanics 214 Engineering Mechanic 114
ICE610S Introduction to Chemical Engineering 214 None
CPP610S Chemical Process Principles 214 Engineering Chemistry 123; Engineering Physics 114

Semester 4

NMS620S Numerical Methods 224 Engineering Mathematics 215
TDN620S Thermodynamics 225 Engineering Mathematics 115
CHY620S Chemistry 223 Engineering Chemistry 123
SSS621S Statistics 224 Engineering Mathematics 215
TRP620S Transport Phenomena 225 Engineering Physics 114
SYD611S Sustainability and Development None

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