Your guide to a Bachelor of Engineering in South Africa
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Everything you need to know about a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) course in South Africa

Studying Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

The Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng. or BE) is an academic degree achieved for undergraduate studies in one of the Engineering Sciences. It takes 3-4 years to graduate a B.Eng. degree.

The Bachelor of Engineering degree is academically equal to the Bachelor of Science. It is common practice to award the Bachelor of Engineering for technical programmes at universities of applied sciences or technical universities. Regular Engineering programmes at other universities are awarded as Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degrees.

During B.Eng. courses from international tech schools, students learn how to solve Engineering problems using Mathematics, scientific principles, as well as new methods and technologies. You develop problem-solving skills, an analytical approach, and discover how to conduct proper research. To graduate, students have to write an Engineering research paper during the final study year.

Study in South Africa

South Africa offers very affordable Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The ‘Rainbow Nation’ excels in disciplines like Development Studies, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. Tuition fees are among the lowest in the world, and many study programmes are taught in English. International students also enjoy low costs of living and have the opportunity to explore South Africa’s beautiful cities and landscape, which includes Table Mountain, the Garden Route, and gorgeous beaches.

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