The Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment offers a world-class civil engineering degree that opens the door to a full spectrum of career opportunities, enabling graduates to gain leadership positions and make major contributions in their chosen fields. This four year undergraduate programme is a professional qualification that is recognised internationally.
The programme develops aspiring engineers with a challenging curriculum to equip them for the demands of this dynamic profession. There’s a strong focus on urban planning and design, leading-edge construction materials technology, a centre for transportation studies, and an emphasis on sustainability, including re-planning cities with fewer roads, upgrading informal settlements and townships and recycling.
The Department of Civil Engineering is part of the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.