Masters : Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering



Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

1 year (minimum - full-time); 2 years (minimum - part-time)

Semester 1 or 2



Additional Admission Requirements

A Bachelor Honours Degree (B Eng. Tech Hons, BSc Hons, or equivalent) in Civil Engineering from a programme accredited with the Engineering Council of South Africa, or a 4-year (minimum) Civil Engineering degree from a University recognised within the Washington Accord. 

In addition, a minimum of 60% average in the pre-requisite degree programme, with at least 60% average marks in the final year of that programme at NQF Level 8, are required.

Career Opportunities

Construction and building industry, consulting engineering industry, governmental departments, local authorities and municipalities, water boards, national road and transportation agencies, research institutions, academic institutions and/or entrepreneurial enterprises.

The M Eng. (Civil) degree is a research-based postgraduate qualification at NQF Level 9 aiming towards the development of a candidate’s ability to handle independent scientific and technological investigations and to interpret the results to lead to problem solving capabilities in practice. The programme also prepares candidates for research careers in civil engineering itself and areas that would potentially benefit from advanced engineering skills. Fields of specialisation include geotechnical, transportation and water engineering.

For more information contact Department of Civil Engineering

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