M.Eng. On Campus

Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

12 months
6906 USD/year
6906 USD/year
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The Master of Engineering (Professional) in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering is offered in the field of Welding Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.


Key facts

The Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) has the highest number of endowed professorships or chairs at the University of the Witwatersrand

We maintain strong links with industry through student bursaries, scholarships and internships, and offer a range of programmes which include information engineering and biomedical engineering (within Electrical Engineering), and environmental engineering (within Civil Engineering).

Degrees in the Built Environment address the social, spatial and infrastructural needs of a transforming South Africa. 

The Master of  Metallurgy and Materials Engineering is offered at the the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Programme Structure

  • Our courses are taught by Wits lecturers and industry experts and are NQF level 9 approved. Postgraduate courses can be taken as stand-alone short courses, either on an attendance only basis or to obtain a Wits Certificate of Competence. The School supports access to all courses through a combination of recognition of prior learning and suitable postgraduate diplomas in engineering for all non-engineering qualified persons.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


190 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.
  • Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre. Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
  • Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6906 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6906 USD per year during 12 months.

R 99 580

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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