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Founded in 1966, Vaal University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vanderbijlpark (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vaal University of Technology (VUT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
Programs

The Bachelor of Technology in Process Instrumentation at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of process instrumentation.
Students enrolled in VUT s 4-year BA of Technology in Process Instrumentation gain skills in the practical design, installation, and maintenance of electronic equipment and systems. Students also learn how to calibrate measuring and control instruments, and to optimise systems. Education courses included in this programme are:

Mathematics
Signal Processing
Process Instrumentation

Digital Control Systems
Engineering Management
Electronic Measurements

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Process Instrumentation, graduates are well-prepared to launch a successful career in the field of process instrumentation.

The Bachelor of Technology in Logistics Management at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of logistics management.
VUT s 3-year BA of Technology in Logistics Management provides students an overview of this challenging and exciting industry, within which there is a constant demand for well-trained professionals. Education courses included in the logistics management programme are:

Business Management
Commercial Law
Purchasing Management
Economics
Logistics

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Logistics Management, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of logistics management, working as, for instance, order clerks, junior purchasers, middle management, assistant logistics managers, transport managers, or logistics managers.

The Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education course in the field of electronic engineering.
VUT s 3-4 year BA of Technology in Electronic Engineering provides students knowledge in the practical design, installation, and maintenance of electronic equipment. Electronic engineering students also learn how to calibrate measuring instruments. The field of electronic engineering is growing fast as satellite communication, telecommunicaion, and digital television become increasingly part of every day life. Education courses offered within this Bachelor of Electronic Engineering are:

Computer Skills
Electrical Engineering
Digital Communication

Radio Engineering
Software Design
Power Electronics

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering, graduates are well-prepared to launch a successful career in the field of electronic engineering, working in such professions as an electronic technician working with television, satellites, radio, and other electronic devices.

The Bachelor of Technology in Power Engineering at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of power engineering. Power engineering forms an integral part of almost every household and industrial activity, meaning the demand for highly-qualified power engineers is always high.
VUT s 4-year BA of Technology in Power Engineering is ideal for creative, inquisitive, and critical-thinking students, and includes an education in the generation of power by means of both conventional and alternative energy sources; the fundamentals of electrical engineering; and the transmission and distribution of electrical power. Education courses included in this power engineering programme are:

Digital Systems
Process Instrumentation
Magnetic Circuits

Semiconductor Theory
Fault Calculations
Electrical Engineering

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Power Engineering, graduates are equipped with the knowledge and initiative to play a leading role in securing a healthy future through Power Engineering.

The Bachelor of Technology in Sport Management at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an in-depth education programme in the field of sport management.
VUT s 3-year, full-time BA of Technology in Sport Management covers the best techniques for the administration of a number of sport and recreation activities at a specific organisation. Students gain a deep understanding of purchases, clubhouse management, financial matters, and tournaments. Education courses included in this programme are:

Sport & Physical Recreation Studies
Sport Management
Marketing
Consumer Behavior

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Sport Management, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in either the private or public sector of sport management, working, for instance, in government institutions, industries, sport clubs, tertiary institutions, or metropolitan substructures. Graduates may also work in sports marketing or start their own sport enterprise.

The Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of mechanical engineering.
VUT s 4-year Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering provides an education in the design of new products or equipment for use in industry or society. Students also acquire the skills to complete preventative maintenance so they can function at their highest capacity. The education curriculum includes 2 semesters of work-integrated learning within the industry. Specific education courses offered within this mechanical engineering programme are:

Mechanical Engineering Design
Strength of Materials
Thermodynamics

Maintenance Engineering
Theory of Machines
Maintenance Engineering

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, graduates are well-prepared to launch a successful career in the field of mechanical engineering, working within the chemical, mining, or iron and steel industries, or in transport services, power stations, or provincial or government services.

The Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of hospitality management.
VUT s 3-year BA of Technology in Hospitality Management teaches students to work as caterers and managers, compiling menus, arranging and catering for functions, and exercising overall control over a food service unit. Students come to understand quality control, effective use of equipment, attractive food displays, hygiene and safety, stock control, and nutritional value. Educaiton courses included in this hospitality management programme are:

Hospitality Information Systems
Accommodation Management
Hospitality Financial Management
Food Service Management
Mass Catering

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of hospitality management, whether working at hotels, hospitals, clubs, or other environments where large quanities of food are prepared for people.

The Bachelor of Technology in Analytical Chemistry at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education course in the field of analytical chemistry.
VUT s 3-year BA of Technology in Analytical Chemistry provides students an in-depth understanding of analytical chemistry, from how to analyse samples using analytical instruments to writing analytical chemistry reports to managing a laboratory. Education courses included in this curriulum are:

physics
chemistry
mathematics
computer skills

applied communication
chemical quality assurance
industrial chemical analysis
inorganic chemistry

Upon completion of the BA of Technology in Analytical Chemistry, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful, challenging careers in both private and public sectors within analytical chemistry working as, for instance, laboratory assistants, laboratory managers, laboratory technicians, or pursuing various chemistry research opportunities.

The Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the growing field of tourism management.
VUT s 4-year BA of Technology in Tourism Management provides students knowledge of information about various destinations and attractions, both locally and overseas. Students gain an understanding of how best to guide customers in planning their vacation itineraries, handling the process professionally, whether for individuals or for groups. Education courses included in this programme are:

Tourism Development
Law for Tourism
Media & Public Relations for Tourism
Marketing for Tourism

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in tourism management, working for, for instance, travel agencies, transport organisations, holiday resorts, tourist information centers, or publicity associations in cities.

The Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa is an education programme in the field of metallurgical engineering.
VUT s 4-year BA of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering provides students an education in developing new processes and procedures in the extraction and manufacturing industries as well as improving existing processes. Students learn how best to ensure the quality of metal products throughout the various stages of the process, and also how to test and inspect the final product. Education courses included in this metallurgical programme are:

Production of Iron & Steel
Chemical Metallurgy
Mineral Processing

Strength of Materials
Mechanical Deformation Technology
Extraction of Non-Ferrous Metals

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of metallurgical engineering, working at primary producers of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as in the manufacturing industry.

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