University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units8
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits1 - 2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units2
Hours & Credits
This course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for engineering drawing. Topics include: Use of drawing instruments, plane geometry; principles of: orthographic projection; pictorial projection; auxiliary projection; s
ections; the measurement of areas; descriptive geometry of points, lines and planes in space; and provides an introduction to the basics of CAD.
DP requirements: Completed portfolio.
Assessment: 3 Hour practical drawing examination in June (50%); CAD (10%); Discipline Specific Module (20%); weekly portfolio submissions (20%). A minimum of 50% is required to pass this course. There is no supplementary examination for this course.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.