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Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance

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 programme can be taken as MSc or MEng in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance The MSc(Eng) route is a 180 credit qualification and can be done by research only or part research (120 credits) and course work (minimum 80 credits). The MEng route consists of 120 credits of course work and 60 credits of dissertation and is primarily taken by part-time students. Both the MSc Eng route and MEng route can be completed in two years full-time or over a maximum period of five years on a part-time basis. For more information, contact Professor Hans Beushausen. You can also download the programme's info.

Professor and Convener: Professor Hans Beushausen - Dipl-Ing HAW Hamburg MSc (Eng) PhD Cape Town

The primary aim of the MEng and MScEng specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management & 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.


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

Core Courses

Number Courses Credits
CIV5017Z Minor Dissertation 60
CIV5067Z Advanced Infrastructure Management 20
CIV5116Z Durability & Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures 20
CIV5120Z Repair & Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 20
CON5014Z Project Management & Systems Theory 20
or    
CON5016Z Project Planning & Implementation 20
  Elective courses 16
  Total credits 186


Elective Courses (minimum of 16 credits)​

Number Courses Credits
CIV5002Z Structural Concrete Properties & Practice 16
CIV5113Z Structural Dynamics with Applications 16
CIV5115Z Bridge Management & Maintenance 20
CIV5118Z Safety of Special Structures 20
CIV5119Z Structural Performance Assessment & Monitoring 20
  Approved elective 16

 

MSc in Engineering specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management & Maintenance [EM023CIV07]

Core Courses

Number Courses Credits
CIV5000W Dissertation 180
END5050X Master’s journal paper 0
  Total credits 180

 

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

Core Courses

Number Courses Credits
CIV5000Z Dissertation 120
CIV5109Z Dissertation Preparation 0
CIV5067Z Advanced Infrastructure Management 20
END5050X Master’s journal paper 0
  Elective courses 40
  Total credits 180


Elective Courses (minimum of 40 credits)​

Number Courses Credits
CIV5115Z Bridge Management & Maintenance​ 20
CIV5116Z Durability & Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures 20
CIV5118Z Safety of Special Structures 20
CIV5119Z Structural Performance Assessment & Monitoring 20
CIV5120Z Repair & Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 20
CON5014Z Project Management & Systems Theory 20
or    
CON5016Z Project Planning & Implementation 20
  Approved elective 20