Depending on the bursar’s chosen discipline of study and his or her academic ability, there are three possible study options open to them:
- Tertiary study at a UNIVERSITY – This includes components of practical training prior to, and during, tertiary study.
- Tertiary study at a UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY – This includes the component of experiential training as required by the University of Technology for the National Diploma, National Higher Diploma or B.Tech degree.
- Structured PRACTICAL training programmes – These are supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses.
|Course||University Route||University of Technology Route||Practical Route|
** Not available
1 Note that only a practical route is available for Ventilation Engineering as no tertiary institutions offer this a degree or diploma programme
2 Rock Engineering bursars study either Mining Engineering or Geology prior to specialising in Rock Engineering.
Minimum Grade 12 academic level for applicants to be considered for a bursary (these criteria are strictly applied):
|Mining Eng.; Metallurgy; Chemical Eng.;Geology; Rock Eng.;Analytical Chemistry; Mechanical and Electrical Eng. And Mine Surveying.||60%||60%|
|Mine Surveying and Ventilation Engineering||50%||50%|
NB: Students who have completed their tertiary studies (Degree – Human Resources/Industrial Psychology) will be eligible for the Graduate Development Programme. This requirement is strictly applied.
WHAT YOU MUST DO
If you meet the requirements and are interested in one of these careers, please send us an application letter stating what you want to study together with certified copies of your academic results and testimonials to the address below. Please note that the final closing date is 15 May.
REFER TO POINT 8 OF THE NOTES AND INSTRUCTIONS SECTION FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.