Master's Degree in Civil Engineering in Africa

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Civil Engineering

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Civil Engineering is one of the disciplines of professional engineering, dealing with the creation of civilian-used structures from conceptualization through to construction and maintenance. Both publicly-funded governments and private companies are involved in civil engineering.

 

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

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MEng in Structural Engineering (Lectured)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the programme is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental structural engineering sciences, design and synthesis to specific structural engineering problems in society at large. One of the main objectives is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental structural engineering research independently and, in so doing, promote lifelong learning. [+]

The purpose of the programme is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental structural engineering sciences, design and synthesis to specific structural engineering problems in society at large. One of the main objectives is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental structural engineering research independently and, in so doing, promote lifelong learning.

Qualification outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualified student will be able to:

Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve structural engineering research and development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant fundamental knowledge of i.e. mathematics, basic science and engineering sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage structural engineering research projects demonstrating underlying fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively individually or with others as a member of a team, group, organization, and community or in multidisciplinary environments in the chosen field of research Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically and take responsibility within his/her own limits of competence and to exercise judgment commensurate with knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research Plan and conduct applicable level of investigations, research and /or experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies and perform data analysis and interpretation Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with engineering and specifically research audiences and the community at large in so far as they are... [-]

MTech / MEng / MPhil in Civil Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

A student having obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct research with minimal guidance and contribute to knowledge production in the engineering environment with success. [+]

MTech in Civil Engineering (Research-based)

A student having obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct research with minimal guidance and contribute to knowledge production in the engineering environment with success.

Qualification outcomes

Demonstrate the capability to identify a problem or need in the industry, and apply research methodologies to address the need or problem.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Civil, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.

Conferment of the degree

The MTech: Engineering: Civil will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully.... [-]


MTech in Architectural Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural technologists/ practitioners who can conduct independent research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology, design and management in the public and/or private (formal or informal) sectors or specialised fields in the built environment. [+]

Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural technologists/practitioners who are able to conduct independent research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology, design and management in the public and/or private (formal or informal) sectors or specialised fields in the built environment.

Admission requirements

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Architectural Technology with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee.... [-]


MEng in Welding Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Wits University offers the International Institute of Welding course leading to the IWE ( International Welding Engineer -[BScEng graduates]) and IWT ( International Welding Technologist [BTech graduates]). Wits University is an Approved Training Body (ATB) for the International Institute of Welding (IIW). Successful completion of the courses (60% min/each module and a 95% attendance record) entitles the candidate to apply for IIW registration. [+]

Wits University offers the International Institute of Welding course leading to the IWE ( International Welding Engineer -[BScEng graduates]) and IWT ( International Welding Technologist [BTech graduates]). Wits University is an Approved Training Body (ATB) for the International Institute of Welding (IIW). Successful completion of the courses (60% min/each module and a 95% attendance record) entitles the candidate to apply for IIW registration.

Benefits of the programme

The intent is to equip candidates for a career in the welding industry, this implying an understanding of the practice of welding engineering underpinned by sound science.

Curriculum Outline / Modules taught

The MEng in Welding Wits is made up of 12 courses divided into four main modules. The modules are welding processes, welding metallurgy, welded joint design and fabrication, and applications and case studies.... [-]