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University of Johannesburg BEngTech in Chemical Engineering
University of Johannesburg

BEngTech in Chemical Engineering

Johannesburg, South Africa

3 Years


Full time

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ZAR 48,689 / per year *


* fees for the complete programme amount to between R48689,00 and R60191,00. Fees may vary depending on the composition of a particular qualification


The purpose of BEngTech (Chemical Engineering) is to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities, and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing chemical engineering technologist. Specifically, the qualification provides graduates with:

  • preparation for careers in engineering itself and areas that potentially benefit from engineering skills, for achieving technological proficiency, and making a contribution to the economy and national development;

  • the educational base required for registration as a Professional Technologist with ECSA; and

  • for graduates with an appropriate level of achievement, the ability to enter NQF level 8 programs and then proceed to Masters degrees.

Reasons for studying at UJ

  • UJ offers not only a special program called the First Year Experience to help orientate students throughout the first year but we also offer a Senior Student Experience that gears students toward the workplace!
  • Grab the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and train alongside Olympians and Paralympians on state-of-the-art pitches, tracks, and fields, or just keep fit by joining one of the gyms on each of our 4 campuses.
  • Be part of a young, vibrant, and agile university that reflects and adapts easily to our country’s aspirations, while maintaining global relevance through numerous international partnerships.
  • 178 Internationally respected and accepted qualifications.
  • Join a university that cares enough to have raised over R300 million since the start of 2016 in order to support the Missing Middle Campaign. UJ also ensures that more than 6 000 needy students have two healthy meals per day.
  • Study in the vibrant City of Gold – the economic hub of South Africa. Join a vibrant, cosmopolitan, progressive group of students and academics on their way to re-imagining the future!
  • UJ offers an amazing on-campus experience whether you live in one of UJ’s residences, belong to a day house, or whether you just want to socialize at the Student Centres on all campuses.
  • We ensure the health, safety, and security of all our students through our own on-campus health services and UJ Protection Services.
  • Did you know that during the first five years of UJ’s existence it doubled its targeted research output and to this day, continues to break records!



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