Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering
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General information for prospective undergraduate students


The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering offers two undergraduate degree programmes, namely the BEng (Mechanical) programme and the BEng (Mechatronic​) programme. Both programmes can be obtained within a minimum of four years of full-time study.

As both our programmes are fully accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), our graduates can register with ECSA as Professional Engineers after three years of applicable industrial experience. According to the Washington Accord our programmes are internationally recognised in countries like the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, the USA, Australia, etc.

Graduates from our department's programmes have completed Masters and Doctoral studies at leading universities worldwide.


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Informative Links to Visit

Please visit the Maties web site for information on application procedures, accommodation, financial matters, bursaries and loans, etc.

For more information on the Engineering Faculty and the available programmes, please visit

If you are not familiar with Stellenbosch there are several websites you can visit to find out a bit more about this town and its surroundings,