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Dates and fees 2018/19

Academic calendar

Terms

  2018 2019
Term 1 19 Feb – 29 Mar 2018 11 Feb – 12 Apr 2019 
Term 2 09 Apr – 15 Jun 2018 23 Apr – 09 Jun 2019
Term 3 23 Jul – 07 Sep 2018 15 Jul – 23 Aug 2019
Term 4 17 Sep – 21 Dec 2018 02 Sep – 24 Dec 2019

Course schedules per programme

Civil Engineering (all)

  • Loss & Pressure Management in Water Distribution (CIV5128Z): 14 - 18 May
  • Research Design and Methodology (CIV5131Z): 20 - 24 August

Electives can be taken across programmes.

Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM)

  • Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures (CIV5138Z): 23 - 25 April 2018 and 31 May - 01 June
  • Advanced Infrastructure Management (CIV5067Z): 04 - 08 June
  • Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (CIV5139Z): 12 - 16 November

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Slope Stability (CIV5126Z): 19 - 23 February
  • Lateral Earth Supports (CIV5125Z): 26 Feb - 02 March
  • Geosynthetics Engineering (CIV5124Z): 25 - 29 June
  • Rock Mechanics (CIV5143Z): 27 - 31 August

Structural Engineering and Materials (SEM)

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials (CIV5108Z): 18 February -15 June
  • Bridge Analysis and Design (CIV5041Z): 28 February - 02 March and 14 - 16 March
  • Structural Dynamics with Applications (CIV5113Z): 13 - 15 August and 20 - 21 August
  • Structural Concrete Properties and Practice (CIV5002Z): 05 - 07 March and 19 - 20 April
  • Stability and Design of Steel Structures (CIV5112Z): 17 - 21 September
  • Plate and Shell Structures (CIV5100Z): TBC
  • Introduction to Finite Elements (CIV5142Z): 3 August and 6 - 10 August

Transport Studies

  • Transport Modelling (CIV5133Z): 29 January - 05 February
  • Non-Motorised Transport (CIV5039Z): 09 - 16 April
  • Discrete Choice Modelling & Stated Choice (CIV5127Z): 16 - 23 April
  • Integrated Land use-transport Planning (CIV5038Z): 07 - 14 May
  • Transport Demand Analysis & Project Assess (CIV5132Z): 11 - 18 June
  • Management of Transport Supply & Demand (CIV5035Z): 13 - 20 August
  • Public Transport System Design (CIV5071Z): 08 - 15 October
  • Public Transport Policy and Regulation (CIV5070Z): 19-26 November

Urban Infrastructure Design and Management

  • Integrated Urban Water Management (CIV5107Z): 30 July - 03 August

Water Quality Engineering

  • Principles of Waste Water Treatment & Wastewater Characterisation (CIV5032Z): 05 - 15 February
  • Activated Sludge Systems (CIV5045Z): 01 - 19 March
  • Sewage Sludge Treatment (CIV5047Z): 09 - 26 April
  • Separation Processes (CIV5046Z): 17 May - 04 June
  • Steady State BNR Design (CIV5048Z): 06 August - 10 September
  • WWTP Design (CIV5050Z): 16 - 26 July

Courses for this specific programme are scheduled in the evenings from 17:00 - 19:00.


Deadlines

Admissions for all programmes: 31 October 2018 

Applications for financial assistance

  • South African applicant: 31 October 2018 (as part of application for admission to UCT)
  • International and refugee applicants: 31 July 2018 (via IAPO)

Registration: by end February of each year (or date of first course for students taking first semester courses)

Dissertations/theses

  • Master's candidates
    • Intention to submit: 16 July 2018 (graduation Dec)
    • Submission of dissertation/theses: 16 February 2018 (graduation Apr) AND 31 August 2018 (graduation Dec)
  • PhD candidates
    • Intention to submit: 20 June 2018 (graduation Dec)
    • Submission of dissertation/theses: 15 August 2018 (graduation Dec)
  • Master's paper: 30 April 2018 (graduation Jun) AND 30 September 2018 (graduation Dec)

Fees 2018

  • Application fees and payment details: UCT fee structure
  • Tuition/Academic fees and payment details: ​​Fees Handbook (Book 12), available at UCT Handbooks
  • Residence/Accommodation fees: Fees Handbook (Book 12), available at UCT Handbooks

Alternatively, contact the UCT Fees Office for information or details.

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