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Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM)

The Programme in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance equips engineers and infrastructure managers with appropriate technical skills for management and maintenance of civil infrastructure. The programme draws from a number of fields including civil and structural engineering, construction planning and project management.

The primary aim of the MSc(Eng), M(Eng) and PM(Eng) specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance is to produce graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage effectively in structural and materials engineering with respect to maintenance, rehabilitation and management of civil infrastructure. The broad areas of interest are deterioration science, assessment technologies, and renewal engineering. Read more

Programme Convener: Prof. Hans Beushausen, Dipl.-Ing. HAW Hamburg, MSc(Eng) PhD Cape Town


MSc in Engineering specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance [EM024CIV07]​

Core Courses

Number Courses Credits
CIV5000Z Dissertation 120
CIV5067Z Advanced Infrastructure Management 20
CIV5138Z Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures 20
  Elective courses 20
  Minimum total credits 180

All courses HEQSF Level 9

Elective Courses (minimum of 20 credits)​

Number Courses Credits
CIV5140Z Strengthening and Retrofitting of Concrete Structures 20
CIV5139Z Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 20

All courses HEQSF Level 9


Master of Engineering specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance [EM017CIV07]

Core Courses

Number Courses Credits
CIV5017Z Minor Dissertation 60
CIV5067Z Advanced Infrastructure Management 20
CIV5138Z Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures 20
CIV5140Z Strengthening and Retrofitting of Concrete Structures 20
CIV5139Z Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 20
CON5016Z Project Planning and Implementation 20
  Elective courses 20
  Minimum total credits 180

All courses HEQSF Level 9

Elective Courses (minimum of 20 credits)​

Number Courses Credits
CIV5119Z Structural Performance Assessment and Monitoring 20
CIV5141Z Condition Assessment and Remedial Action on Steel Structures 20
CIV5002Z Structural Concrete Properties and Practice 16
CIV5113Z Structural Dynamics with Applications 16
CIV5118Z Safety of Special Structures 10
CIV5115Z Bridge Management and Maintenance 10

All courses HEQSF Level 9