Engineering Bursaries South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

The Engineering sector has many sub-sectors, each of them vitally important to the functioning of various systems and industries (such as factories, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals etc). Below we have compiled a brief description of each of the Engineering sub-sectors, the type of skills required and job descriptions, as well as the salaries relating to each of these sctors, so that you have a better idea of which branch of engineering you will be best suited to.

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Below is the LARGEST list of Engineering bursaries in South Africa for 2017 & 2018!
 

AERONAUTICAL & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Aerospace engineers develop aircraft and spacecrafts. This sector of engineering is divided into 2 branches: astronautical engineering and aeronautical engineering
The average Aeronautical Engineer earns approximately R330 000/ annum.

 

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Chemical Engineers use chemical processes to find new ways to produce goods, from pharmaceuticals to textiles and even food. To work within this sector, you will need basic project management experience and can expect to earn between R280 000 and R500 000/ annum depending on years within the field.

 

CIVIL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Civil Engineers oversee the construction of major infrastructures such as railways, highways, bridges, skyscraper buildings and water reservoirs. Skills within this sector include: Windows NT/200/XP Networking and project management. Civil engineers earn an average of R310 000/ annum.

 

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Construction engineers deal with the design, planning, management and construction of major infrastructures, including buildings, bridges, airports, tunnels, roads, railroads, dams, facilities and the like. Construction engineering is a sub-division of the Civil Engineering sector.
The average income for a construction engineer in South Africa, is around R330 000/ annum (depending on years experience).

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Electrical Engineering is made up of 2 parts: macro engineering, which involves the design of major projects; such as power grids for a city or roller coasters in an amusement park, and micro engineering which focuses on the design of smaller projects; such as a cars airbag sensors or digital cameras and MP3 players.
Skills associated with this engineering sector are: visual basic and project management. Electrical engineers with less than 10 years experience will earn around R350 000/ annum.

 

ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Electronics engineering deals with the design of electronic circuits, microcontrollers, microprocessors and other devices by way of active and non-linear electrical components.
Electronics engineering is part of the electrical engineering sector and professionals within this sector receive an average annul income of R350 000.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Environmental Engineers are the people who can make a difference to saving the planet, by finding ways to clean rivers, oceans and the drinking water, as well as ways to eliminate air pollution and safely dispose of toxic waste.
Salaries for environmental engineers range from R116 000 – R 420 000/ annum based on experience and time within the field.

 

GENERAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

These bursaries cover various (if not all) sectors of the Engineering field.

 

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Industrial Engineers are organizers of equipment, information, people and places – they ensure that big and complex systems run as they should. Some of the skills within this sector include: business process engineering, project management and process improvements.
Industrial engineers with less than 10 years experience can expect to earn within the range of R270 000/ annum.

 

INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Instrumentation engineers focus on automated systems, pneumatic domains and the operation and principles of measuring instruments used herein.
People in this sector generally work for manufacturing or chemical plants, with the aim of improving the productivity, stability, optimisation and reliability of the system in question.
For those who are interested to know, Instrumentation Engineers earn an average of R400 000/ annum

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Mechanical Engineers are the brains behind the design of anything with a mechanical process, often called the “general practitioners” of engineering, as they can work in various sectors. To work within this sector, you will need Computer Aided Design (CAD) and project management experience.
These types of engineers earn an average of R350 000/ annum.

 

MECHATRONICS BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Mechantronics is a division of the Science field that is made up of a combination of electronics, control engineering, computer engineering, systems engineering, mechanical engineering and telecommunications engineering.
Mechantronics was originally the combination of mechanics and electronics, but has since expanded to include more technical areas.
Professionals in the Mechantronics field usually earn on average R320 000 per annum.

 

METALLURGY & METALLURGICAL BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Metallurgy studies the behaviour of metallic elements (both chemical and physical), their intermetallic compounds and alloys. Metallurgy also involves the production of metals to be used in products for manufacturers and consumers.
It is recorded that professionals within the metallurgical field earn on average R495 000/ annum.

 

MINE SURVEYING & MINERAL SURVEYING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Mine surveying is a division of mining science and technology. This profession entails measuring, calculating and mapping used in various stages of mineral deposits.

 

MINING ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Mining Engineers are those that apply both technology and science to extracting earth minerals. Geology, metallurgy, surveying and mineral processing are associated with this engineering sector. The pay range for this discipline is on average R130 000 – R430 000/ annum.

 

ROCK ENGINEERING & ROCK BLASTING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

 

SOUND ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

 

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Structural engineering involves calculating and predicting the rigidity, strength and stability of built structures and non-built structures. Structural engineers are responsible for developing designs and supervising the construction of their designs.
Based on years experience, most structural engineers will earn an average of R350 000/ annum.

 

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Systems engineering is the discipline of enabling successful systems that will satisfy not only the needs of customers, but also users and stakeholders.
Systems engineers in senior roles generally earn around R400 000/ annum.

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