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Why choose UCT?

  • All Degrees within the EBE Faculty are internationally accredited, which means your skills will be applicable and transferable anywhere in the world.
  • Each department is comprised of teaching staff who are experts in their field and are highly active in research projects.
  • The highest number of engineering research-rated academics in South Africa are at UCT.
  • As a result, the Faculty has strong links with industry and government agencies, which commission and fund significant research projects through the various EBE departments.
  • The Faculty's commitment to teaching and research excellence is matched by its commitment to social service, with many social challenges being addressed through its various research interests.
  • The Faculty has an illustrious legacy with many of its alumni occupying powerful positions in the business world and politics.
  • Alumni and corporations support the faculty through bursaries and scholarships, providing many research and study opportunities for students within the EBE Faculty.
  • The Faculty has a wide array of exciting undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in all departments, giving you the freedom to choose the stream appropriate to your skills and interests.
  • Links with other African universities and leading academic institutions around the world have encouraged an active student exchange programme between our university and others, as well as bringing world-class researchers and teachers to UCT.
  • Our graduates are highly sought after; consequently most have already secured employment before they have even graduated.

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