Engineering Drawing

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Drawing

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Chemical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1 - 2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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.

Course Disclaimer

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.


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