M.Eng. On Campus

Electrical Engineering

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

12 months
203 EUR/year
203 EUR/year
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Electrical Engineering from Cape Peninsula University of Technology equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in electrical engineering and to contribute to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing and new knowledge.


Electrical Engineering from Cape Peninsula University of Technology teaches student to conduct independent research, under minimum guidance, in a chosen field of Electrical Engineering, and contribute to knowledge production in that field. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome is reported in a dissertation that complies with the generally accepted norms for research at that level.


Graduates may follow a career in research and development in industry, or may be employed at research institutes. They are also employed in teaching and research positions at higher education institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Control System Design 
  • Advanced Power Electronics
  • Power Systems for Aerospace, Marine and Automotive 
  • Advanced Electrical Machines 
  • Electric Machines, Drives and their Applications
  • Power Electronic Applications and Control
  • Power Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An HEQSF aligned Level 8 qualification or an equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
  • A pass in the language which is the medium of instruction at the University (English or Afrikaans).
  • Specific pass grades: IGCSE: A, B or C; HIGCSE: 1, 2 or 3.
  • Complete and legible transcripts of academic records in respect of all degrees or other higher education qualifications, together with the final certificates, preceding qualifications leading to any post-graduate or other advanced qualification when the latter is submitted.
  • Certificates in foreign languages should be submitted with sworn translations into English by an accredited translator.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    203 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 203 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    203 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 203 EUR per year during 12 months.

The Upfront payment for a day student will be R3 500.The upfront payment for students staying at Residence will be R5 000.

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /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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