24 months
3955 USD/year
3955 USD/year
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The Master of Industrial Engineering from the Namibia University of Science and Technology is designed to have 240 credits at NQF Level 9. The programme is designed to produce graduates who can evaluate processes in complex systems (organisations) by competitive variables using the tools and techniques of Industrial Engineering, Business and Economics so as to design new or improved processes. 


They will demonstrate capacity for self-directed study, working independently to assemble knowledge in the forefront of fields in Industrial Engineering and research them, using the scientific method, in an industrial situation. The programme targets engineers working across the whole spectrum of industry. The programme will be a combination of coursework and a thesis.

Graduates of this programme in Industrial Engineering at the Namibia University of Science and Technology will be able to find employment in industry (e.g. mining, manufacturing, service, transpor, and construction) in positions such as Operations Managers/Consultants/Researchers, Project Managers, Quality Assurance Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Productivity Analysts, etc. and be in a position to start or expand their own businesses.

Career Opportunities

  • Operations Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Productivity Analysts
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Project Managers etc

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Industrial Engineering Methods
  • Work Science
  • Applied Economics for Engineers
  • Quality and Reliability None
  • Business Analysis None
  • Research Techniques & Methodology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Industrial Engineering seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates who are capable of benefitting from, contributing to, and successfully completing the programme. In order to be considered for admission to this programme, applicants must

  • Hold a Bachelor of Engineering degree, or a four-year Bachelor degree in a discipline that includes professional studies of the underlying subject matter in engineering with a component of supervised research, or an equivalent qualification at NQF level 8 from a recognised institution. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English communication at post graduate level, as demonstrated by the fact that the undergraduate degree was done in the medium of English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3955 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3955 USD per year during 24 months.
  • N$ 62,140/ year 1

Living costs for Windhoek

10175 - 12578 NAD /month
Living costs

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


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