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Dates and fees 2019/20

Academic calendar

Terms

  2019 2020
Term 1 11 February – 12 April  10 February - 03 April 
Term 2 23 April – 09 June  14 April – 05 Jun 
Term 3 15 July – 23 August 13 July – 21 August
Term 4 02 September – 24 December 31 August  – 24 December

Course schedules per programme

Civil Engineering (all)

  • Integrated Urban Water Management (CIV5107Z): 29 July - 02 August
  • Research Design and Methodology (CIV5131Z): 19 - 23 August

Electives can be taken across programmes.

Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM)

  • Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures (CIV5138Z): 01 - 05 April 2019
  • Strengthening & Retrofitting of Concrete Structures (CIV5140Z): 15 - 19 July 2019
  • Structural Performance Assessment & Monitoring (CIV5119Z): 26 - 30 August 2019
  • Condition Assessment and Remedial Action on Steel Structures (CIV5141Z) 28 October - 01 November 2019

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Laboratory and Field Techniques (CIV5110Z): 18 - 22 February 2019
  • Foundation Design (CIV5114Z): 25 February - 01 March 2019
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics (CIV5122Z): 24 - 28 June 2019
  • Soil Mechanics and Numerical Methods (CIV5150Z): 30 September - 04 October 2019

Structural Engineering and Materials (SEM)

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials (CIV5108Z): 11 February - 09 June 2019
  • Stability and Design of Steel Structures (CIV5112Z): 09 - 13 September 2019
  • Plate and Shell Structures (CIV5100Z): to be confirmed
  • Introduction to Finite Elements (CIV5142Z): to be confirmed

Transport Studies

  • Transport Modelling (CIV5133Z): 28 January - 04 February 2019
  • Local Area Transport Planning, Management and Design (CIV5036Z): 06 - 13 May 2019
  • Integrated Land use-transport Planning (CIV5038Z): 08 - 15 April 2019
  • Transport Demand Analysis & Project Assess (CIV5132Z): 03 - 10 June 2019
  • Management of Transport Supply & Demand (CIV5035Z): 12 - 19 August 2019
  • Public Transport System Design (CIV5071Z): 07 - 14 October 2019
  • Public Transport Policy and Regulation (CIV5070Z): 18 - 25 November 2019

Water Quality Engineering

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

  • Aquatic Chemistry Part A (CIV5051Z): 07 February - 18 March 2019
  • Advanced Aquatic Chemistry Part B (CIV5052Z): 08 April - 23 May 2019
  • Simulation of Activated Sludge WWTP (CIV5049Z): 01 August - 02 September 2019

 

Deadlines

Application for Admissions for all programmes: 31 October 2019 

Applications for financial assistance

  • South African applicant: 31 October 2019 (as part of application for admission to UCT)
  • International and refugee applicants: 31 July 2019 (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 2019 (graduation Dec)
    • Submission of dissertation/theses: 09 February 2019 (students who submit by this date will not be required to re-register for their dissertation) AND 31 August 2019 (graduation Dec)
  • PhD candidates
    • Intention to submit: 20 June 2019 (graduation Dec)
    • Submission of dissertation/theses: 15 August 2019 (graduation Dec)
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Fees 2019

  • 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.

Requests for pro-forma invoices are sent to the UCT Fees Office. Download pro-forma invoice request form

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