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Individuals can enroll in a diploma program after secondary school to obtain the necessary skills and education for a particular field or after the completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree to advance or hone skills for a particular career option.

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

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University of Johannesburg

The qualification will be awarded to a learner who has provided evidence to the satisfaction of the assessors that the stated competence, as detailed in the specified out ... [+]

The qualification will be awarded to a learner who has provided evidence to the satisfaction of the assessors that the stated competence, as detailed in the specified outcomes, has been achieved, either through education and training in a recognised provider`s learning programme, or through expertise that complies with the stated specified outcomes.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualified student should have the ability and knowledge to effectively:

Conduct the normal mine survey work of a mine, with the associated calculations and subsequent plotting and drawings on plans that may be required. Conduct and control the sampling required for mineral evaluation purposes. Monitor the flow of ore, in order to detect any mineral/ore losses by means of calculating suitable ore flow control factors. Communicate with others to form part of the production team of a mine. Solve mathematical problems relating to mine surveying. Present data in a statistical format for reporting purposes. Write and present reports. Conduct elementary mineral reserve evaluations. Solve statistical problems relating to distributions of mineral values. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009). Recommended subject: Technical Drawing. N3 or N4 Certificate, with a pass of at least 60% in Engineering Mathematics and Engineering Science, and a pass in two languages. Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

This qualification is intended for process or chemical engineering technicians working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification have t ... [+]

This qualification is intended for process or chemical engineering technicians working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification have the competence to apply existing process technology to chemical engineering problems in chemical processes and plant operations.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will have the ability to:

Identify, evaluate, formulate and solve process-related technical and operational problems. Design process equipment, in order to modify existing sections of the plant. Plan and implement the production of required products. Plan and implement projects, using project management tools and skills. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences, using appropriate language structure, style and graphical support. Implement knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE)impact of chemical processing activities, by identifying the impact and measures used to control these impacts. Use IT in the application of engineering methods, skills and tools. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009). N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics and Physical Science, and a pass in two languages. Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements. Experiential learning ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The pedagogical approach employed is learning through active engagement with issues and making the students aware of their civic responsibilities as citizens in relation ... [+]

DOORNFONTEIN CAMPUS

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Citizenship is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Citizenship. The programme therefore focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the science industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/organisations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Zoology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Zoology. ... [+]

DOORNFONTEIN CAMPUS

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Zoology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Zoology. The programme therefore focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the Zoology industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/organisations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Physics is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Physics. ... [+]

DOORNFONTEIN CAMPUS

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Physics is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Physics. The programme therefore focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the Physics industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/organisations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Mathematics is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Mathematics. ... [+]

DOORNFONTEIN CAMPUS

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Mathematics is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Mathematics. The programme therefore focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the Mathematics industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/organisations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Applied Chemistry is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Applied Chemistry. ... [+]

Doorfontein Campus

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Applied Chemistry is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Applied Chemistry. The programme therefore focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialised knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the Applied Chemistry industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/organisations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus