An Information Engineering option is also offered within the programme.
In the first two years, all Electrical Engineering students focus on enhancing their capabilities in mathematics, physics, and chemistry.
In the third year, you will study Electrical Engineering Science subjects and take more advanced courses in mathematics, such as Electronics, Power Engineering, Electro-magnetic Engineering, and Mathematical Methods.
In the final year of the Electrical Engineering course offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg , you will study five complementary courses, including Engineering Design, Engineering Laboratory, and Systems Management.
You will also choose three elective courses to specialise in either Electrical or Information Engineering. Engineering Design and Engineering Laboratory are project-based subjects in which you are required to submit a report for examination.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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