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Dates and fees 2021

Academic calendar

Terms

  2021 2022
Term 1 15 March  - 30 April 15 February - 26 March 
Term 2 10 May - 09 July 06 April – 11 June
Term 3 02 August - 17 September 19 July – 27 August
Term 4 27 September  – 22 December 06 September - 24 December

Course schedules per programme

**Courses will be offered online until further notice**

Civil Engineering (General)

  • Research Design and Methodology (CIV5131Z): 15 - 19 February 2021
  • Methodologies in Engineering Education (CIV5147Z): Dates to be confirmed
  • Sustainable Water Management in Africa (END5129S): 26 July - 06 August 2021

Electives can be taken across programmes.

Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM)

  • Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures (CIV5138Z): 01 - 05 March 2021
  • Advanced Infrastructure Management (CIV5067Z): 12 - 16 July 2021
  • Bridge Management & Maintenance (CIV5115Z): 13 - 17 September 2021
  • Strengthening & Retrofitting of Concrete Structures (CIV5140Z): 18 - 22 October 2021
  • Special Topics: Integrating Sustainability into Engineering Design (CIV5152Z): 02 - 29 April 2021 (Tues & Thurs)

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Laboratory and Field Techniques (CIV5110Z): 22 - 26 February 2021
  • Foundation Design (CIV5114Z): 26 - 30 April 2021
  • Ground Improvement Techniques (CIV5111Z): 21 - 25 June 2021
  • Groundwater (CIV5153Z): 23 - 27 August 2021
  • Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods (CIV5150Z): 11 - 15 October 2021

Structural Engineering and Materials (SEM)

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials (CIV5108Z): 16 March - 15 June 2021
  • Structural Dynamics with Materials (CIV5113Z): 16 - 20 August 2021
  • Introduction to Finite Elements (CIV5142Z): 30 August - 03 September 2021
  • Safety of Special Structures (CIV5118Z): November (dates to be confirmed)
  • Plate and Shell Structures (CIV5100Z): 15 - 19 November 2021
  • Stability and Design of Steel Structures (CIV5112Z): Dates to be confirmed
  • Bridge Analysis and Design (CIV5041Z): Dates to to be confirmed

Transport Studies

  • Transport Modelling (CIV5133Z): 25 January - 01 February 2021
  • Transport Demand Analysis and Project Assessment (CIV5132Z): 08 - 15 March 2021
  • Discrete Choice Modelling and Stated Choice Survey (CIV5127Z): 23 - 26 March 2021
  • Integrated Land use-transport Planning (CIV5038Z): 03 - 10 May 2021
  • Local Area Transport Planning, Management & Design (CIV5036Z): 26 July - 02 August 2021
  • Management of Transport Supply & Demand (CIV5035Z): 06 - 13 September 2021
  • Public Transport System Design (CIV5071Z): 18 - 25 October 2021
  • Public Transport Policy and Regulation (CIV5070Z): 22 - 29 November 2021

Water Quality Engineering

  • Advanced Aquatic Chemistry Part A (CIV5051Z): 08 February - 22 March 2021
  • Advanced Aquatic Chemistry Part B (CIV5052Z): 05 April - 24 May 2021 
  • Advanced Introduction to Wastewater Treatment (CIV5144Z): 14 June - 01 July 2021
  • Integrated Wastewater Treatment Plant Design (CIV5050Z): 19 July - 01 November 2021
  • Modelling & Simulation of Wastewater Treatment (CIV5049Z): 02 August - 06 September 2021
  • Advanced Chemical, Physical and Biological Process Modelling (CIV5050Z): 13 September - 28 October 2021

 

Deadlines

Application for Admissions 

All programmes open: 01 April 2021 

All programme close: 30 October 2021

 

Applications for financial assistance

  • South African applicant: 31 October 2021 (as part of application for admission to UCT)
  • International and refugee applicants: 31 July 2021 (via IAPO)

Registration: 15 January - 15 March 2021

Dissertations/theses (Please use these dates as a guide only)

Master's & PhD candidates

June/July 2021 graduation:

Submission of dissertations/thesis by December 2020 (to have been preceded by the intention to submit) is recommended 5 months before the deadline for qualification entry to allow for delays in examination. It is possible that submissions after this are examined in time for the 30 April deadline. The university does not however undertake to reach a decision on the award of the degree by any specific date.

  •  December graduation submission deadlines:
    • Submission of dissertation: 01 June 2021
    • Intention to submit: 01 May 2021

NB: Students who submit their corrections by 21 October 2021, as well as meeting the requirements for their qualification, may attend the graduation ceremony in December 2021, subject to final qualification status by the Faculty Office.

Dates on this page can only be used as a guide.


Fees 2021

  • 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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