Study the information below to familiarize yourself with the Electrical and Electronic, Computer and Electronic, as well as Mechatronic Engineering Programmes. More information on these programmes can be found in the **Undergraduate Yearbook**.

### Electrical and Electronic Engineering

### The curriculum for Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the NWU is as follows:

**First year:**

- Academic Literacy Development
- Programming for Engineers
- Engineering Graphics I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus I
- Basic Physics I
- Introduction to Digital Systems
- Statics and Mathematical Modelling
- Electrotechnique I
- Materials Science I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus II
- Basic Physics II
- Introduction to Microcontrollers
- Practical Engineering Practice

**Second year:**

- Electrotechnique II
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Dynamics I
- Differential Equations
- Advanced Calculus I
- Linear Algebra I
- Algorithms & Optimization
- Understanding the World of Engineering
- Electrical Systems I
- Signal Theory I
- Electronics I
- Linear Systems
- Numerical Methods
- Engineering Analysis
- Applied Linear Algebra
- Engineering Communication

**Third year:**

- Electrical Systems II
- Electromagnetics
- Electronics II
- Engineering Statistics
- Engineering Economics
- Power Systems I
- Electrical Design
- Signal Theory II
- Control Theory I
- Principles of Measurement
- Engineering in the South African and Global Context

**Fourth Year:**

- Power Electronics
- Power Systems II
- Signal Theory III
- Control Theory II
- Engineering Management
- Power Systems III
- Project (Year Module)
- Engineering Professionalism
- Vacation Training seniors

### Professional bodies

As an NWU Electrical and Electronic Engineer, you may register with the following professional bodies:

### Career opportunities

Your options as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer in South Africa and abroad include (but are not limited to) industries such as:

- Power Systems Industry
- Electronics Designer
- Control Systems
- Telecommunications
- Embedded Systems
- Automation
- Instrumentation
- Renewable Energy Industry

### Computer and Electronic Engineering

### The curriculum for Computer and Electronic Engineering at the NWU is as follows:

**First year:**

- Academic Literacy Development
- Programming for Engineers
- Engineering Graphics I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus I
- Basic Physics I
- Introduction to Digital Systems
- Statics and Mathematical Modelling
- Electrotechnique I
- Materials Science I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus II
- Basic Physics II
- Introduction to Microcontrollers
- Practical Engineering Practice

**Second year:**

- Electrotechnique II
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Dynamics I
- Differential Equations
- Advanced Calculus I
- Linear Algebra I
- Algorithms & Optimization
- Understanding the World of Engineering
- Electrical Systems I
- Signal Theory I
- Electronics I
- Linear Systems
- Numerical Methods
- Engineering Analysis
- Applied Linear Algebra
- Embedded Systems
- Engineering Communication

**Third year:**

- Electromagnetics
- Electronics II
- Network Fundamentals
- Object-oriented Software Development
- Engineering Statistics
- Engineering Economics
- Control Theory I
- Embedded Operating Systems
- Computer Engineering Design
- Signal Theory II
- Principles of Measurement
- Engineering in the South African and Global Context

**Fourth Year:**

- Signal Theory III
- Telecommunication Systems
- Control Theory II
- Databases and Web programming
- Engineering Management
- Data Analytics and Machine Learning
- Engineering Professionalism
- Final Year Project (Year Module)
- Vacation Training seniors

### Professional bodies

As an NWU Computer and Electronic Engineer, you may register with the following professional bodies:

### Career opportunities

Your options as a Computer and Electronic Engineer in South Africa and abroad include (but are not limited to) industries such as:

- Machine Learning Engineer
- Data Engineer
- Cloud Solutions Architect
- Embedded Software Engineer
- DevOps Engineer
- Computer Graphics Engineer
- Information Security Analyst
- Network Administrator
- Mobile Application Developer
- Database Administrator

### Mechatronic Engineering

### The curriculum for Mechatronic Engineering at the NWU is as follows:

**First year:**

- Academic Literacy Development
- Programming for Engineers
- Engineering Graphics I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus I
- Basic Physics I
- Introduction to Digital Systems
- Statics and Mathematical Modelling
- Electrotechnique I
- Materials Science I
- Introductory Algebra and Calculus II
- Basic Physics II
- Introduction to Microcontrollers
- Practical Engineering Practice

**Second year:**

- Electrotechnique II
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Dynamics I
- Differential Equations
- Advanced Calculus I
- Linear Algebra I
- Algorithms & Optimization
- Engineering Materials I
- Understanding the World of Engineering
- Electrical Systems I
- Signal Theory I
- Electronics I
- Linear Systems
- Strength of Materials I
- Numerical Methods
- Applied Linear Algebra
- Dynamics II
- Embedded Systems
- Engineering Communication

**Third year:**

- Dynamic Systems Modelling
- Network Fundamentals
- Object-oriented Software Development
- Engineering Statistics
- Engineering Economics
- Strength of Materials II
- Control Theory I
- Embedded Operating Systems
- Mechatronic Design
- Principles of Measurement
- Engineering in the South African and Global Context

**Fourth Year:**

- Power Electronics
- Control Theory II
- Industrial Automation
- Databases and Web programming
- Engineering Management
- Virtual Commissioning
- Engineering Professionalism
- Data Analytics and Machine Learning
- Final Year Project (Year Module)
- Vacation Training seniors

### Professional bodies

As an NWU Mechatronic Engineer, you may register with the following professional bodies:

### Career opportunities

Your options as a Mechatronic Engineer in South Africa and abroad include (but are not limited to) industries such as:

- Automation Engineer
- Robotics
- Control Systems
- Systems Integration
- Mechatronics Design
- Instrumentation Engineer
- Biomedical Industry