At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in conducting original research and development at a specialized level in Metallurgical Engineering, thus contributing to the research and development needs and knowledge base of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist.
Admission requirements and selection criteria
An appropriate Magister Technologiae or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study.
Conferment of the degree
The DTech: Extraction Metallurgy is conferred on students who have completed the research programme and thesis successfully.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.