B.Eng. On Campus

Industrial Engineering

Stellenbosch University

48 months
3747 EUR/year
3747 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Industrial Engineering at the Stellenbosch University is an interdisciplinary field of study in which training in several applied sciences, for instance mechanical, mechatronic, electrical and electronic engineering, together with economic management, natural sciences, etc., are combined as a unit for the design and operation of various operational systems.


Key facts

Industrial engineers' daily tasks involve a great variety of creative activities, especially in modern manufacturing and service industries. The main branches of Industrial Engineering programme at the Stellenbosch University are manufacturing technology and operational systems design. It involves facets that are important in the modern industrial and service environments, such as quality assurance, robotics, engineering economics, operations research, industrial ergonomics and information technology.

Job opportunities for industrial engineers

A industrial engineer's work covers a selected part of a wide spectrum, starting at the design stage, concentrating on the manufacturing or delivering stages (where attention is particularly focussed on planning, efficiency and productivity), and concluding with marketing. Industrial engineers often work in large companies, or offer consulting services to large companies, but many are also responsible for the operation of small companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrotechnique 
  • Engineering Economics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Practical Workshop Training
  • Production Management
  • Thermofluid Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of permanent residence or refugee status (if you are not a South African citizen)
  • Student support form (students with disabilities)
  • Additional programme specific documents (If applicable)
  • Application fee (R100) – 8 USD
  • Unless your documents are in English or Dutch, you should supply a certified translation with certified copies of your qualifications
  • Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL and MAT
  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission to bachelor's studies, or an exemption certificate from the Matriculation Board
  • An average of at least 70% in the NSC (excluding Life Orientation)
  • Mathematics 70%
  • Physical Sciences 60%

Tuition Fee

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    3747 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3747 EUR per year during 48 months.
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    3747 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3747 EUR per year during 48 months.

R64 974

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 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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