MSc in Aeronautical Engineering
University of the Witwatersrand and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Dual Masters of Science in Aeronautical Engineering
At last, postgraduate study in Aeronautical Engineering is available in South Africa.
The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering at Wits has partnered with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to provide a dual Master's of Science (MSc) degree in Aeronautical Engineering – a first in Africa.
Through this exciting collaboration, candidates have the opportunity to enrol for an MSc by coursework and research report offered by Wits (attending in person) and Embry-Riddle (online).
Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, this soon to be internationally recognised degree will allow students to graduate from both institutions, with a Master's in Aeronautical Engineering from the largest Aeronautical Engineering University on the African continent and from the best Aeronautical University in the World.
A tailor made partnership
Founded in 1896, the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering has a proud history of generating some of South Africa’s leading engineers, providing graduates with strong design and research skills.
All undergraduate engineering degree programmes in the School are internationally accredited and recognised.
Wits is the only institution on the African continent to offer a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Aeronautical Engineering.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently ranked the best Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering University in the world. Embry-Riddle Worldwide provides online degrees and programmes to more than 22 000 students worldwide and holds the title of the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programme in 2016. The University offers a number of world leading graduate level programmes in fields relating to Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering.
Through this partnership, postgraduate students will have access to the best courses and research opportunities that both institutions have to offer.
Wits is the only University to date to partner with Embry-Riddle to provide a dual Master’s degree.