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Undergraduate and postgraduate applications at the University are handled by the Student Enrolment Centre.

Undergraduate applicants

For admissions information, entrance requirements and details on how to apply to Wits, please click here.

Postgraduate applicants

Application information for postgraduate applicants is available here. Masters and PhD applicants should contact the School before applying to find a supervisor.


The Wits Electrical Engineering (EE) and Electrical Engineering with Information Engineering Option (IE) degrees enjoy accreditation and recognition both locally and internationally:


Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) accredited. Accreditation by ECSA means that our graduates are recognised as meeting the educational requirements toward becoming registered as a Professional Engineer (PrEng). In addition, the accreditation of the programme by ECSA also provides recognition for our graduates from 1999 onwards in countries that have signed the Washington Accord. These include: Australia; Canada; Hong Kong, China; Ireland; New Zealand; United Kingdom; and United States of America.


The EE and IE degrees are also accreditied by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) formerly known as the Institution of  Electrical Engineers (IEE) London, indicating the international standing of the degree.