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|Tuition Fees:||$2,959 /year|
|Applications Begin:||March 2021|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science|
|Application Deadline:||30 September 2021|
The Civil Engineering programme at UKZN includes the major sub-disciplines of Structural, Hydraulic, Geotechnical, Transportation and Environmental Engineering, which are compulsory for all graduates. Civil Engineers improve our quality of life by the planning, design and construction of infrastructure while minimising adverse impacts on the environment.
CHEM181 Chemistry for Engineers 1A or
CHEM163 Chemistry & Society 1
CHEM191 Chemistry for Engineers 1B or
CHEM173 Chemistry & Society 2
ENCH1TC Tech. Comm. for Engineers
ENME1EM Intro. to Engineering Materials
or ENAG1MT Intro. to Engineering Materials
ENME1DR Engineering Drawing
ENCV1ED Introduction to Civil Design
or ENAG1DE Engineering Design
MATH131 Mathematics 1A (Eng)
MATH141 Mathematics 1B (Eng)
MATH132 Applied Mathematics 1A (Eng)
MATH142 Applied Mathematics 1B (Eng)
PHYS151 Engineering Physics 1A or PHYS110
Mech., Optics & Thermal Phys
PHYS152 Engineering Physics 1B or
PHYS120 Electromag, Waves & Mod. Phys
ENCV1EP Engineering Practice Workshop (DP)
NSC degree pass
– Mathematics and Physical Science Level 6 (70%)
– English and Life Orientation Level 4 (50%)
– 3 other subjects with at least 2 from the designated list
How to apply
– Applications to study must be made in the prescribed manner via the Central Applications Office (www.cao.ac.za), and must include presentation of the Matriculation Certificate where specified.
– An applicant who has studied at any other tertiary education institution must, in addition, present an
academic record and a certificate of conduct from that institution.
For new admissions:
– APS (Accumulated points score)
– Selections are processed on a sliding scale, on academic merit, with the minimum as per subject requirements.
Civil Engineers work in government, local authorities, private consultancies and contractors. Civil Engineering activity is one of the pre-requisites for economic growth and Civil Engineers can work anywhere in the world. They are fortunate in that their work is rated as one of the most satisfying professions available.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Construction managers
– Geotechnical engineer
– Environmental engineer
– Public Health Engineer
– Transportation Engineer
– Urban planning engineer.
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South African students pay R49074 per year as tuition fees.
Students from SADC countries pay local tuition fees plus a levy of R3400 (R1800 per semester)
All students from SADC and other African countries pay: R470
All students from outside of Africa: U$146
Students from within Africa but outside SADC and from the rest of the world are required to pay US$ 14 535.00 per annum; i.e. U$ 6 895.00 per semester (first or second) inclusive of the international levy, where registration is required for one semester only to complete a qualification.