Master's Degree in Civil Engineering in Johannesburg in South Africa

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

A discipline of professional engineering, civil engineering has to do with designing, constructing and maintaining manmade structures such as dams, canals and roads. The term “civil” is used to distinguish this field from military engineering.

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

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 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. MEng in Civil Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis and related principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct fundamental engineering research independently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve 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 engineering research projects, demonstrating 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, organisation and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence,and exercise judgement based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct applicable levels of investigation, 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 affected by the research,using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate engineering research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in engineering research/development practice, and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of engineering research/development practices on society and the environment. Perform procedural and non-procedural design and synthesis of components, systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems,and assess their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits,where applicable,in the chosen field of research. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master outcomes required for preparing him/herself to engage in continuous learning,to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the engineering field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting professionally and ethically in the chosen field of research. Demonstrate,where applicable,cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of engineering research and development activities. Explore,where applicable,education and career opportunities in engineering research/development. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through engineering, technical research, development and/or managerial skills. Admission requirements and selection criteria An approved four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar approved degree at honours level. Conferment of the degree The MEng: Civil degree will be conferred on students who have completed the research projects and dissertation successfully. MPhil in Civil Engineering (Research - based) The purpose of the qualification is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences or related inter-disciplinary principles to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental engineering research of inter/intra-disciplinary nature independently. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach. Qualification outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualified student will be able to: Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyse and solve research/development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant inter-disciplinary knowledge in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage research projects,demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively,individually or with others,as a member of a team, group, organisation and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of inter-disciplinary research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence,and exercise judgement based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct applicable levels of investigation, research and/or experiments by applying appropriate theories and methodologies,and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with specifically research audiences and the community at large,in so far as they are affected by the research,using appropriate structure, style and graphical support. Use and assess appropriate research methods, skills, tools and information technology effectively and critically in research/development practice,and show an understanding and a willingness to accept responsibility for the impact of inter-disciplinary research/development activities on society and the environment. Perform synthesis of systems, works, products or processes as a set of related systems and assess their social, legal, health, safety and environmental impact and benefits,where applicable,in the chosen field of inter-disciplinary research. Employ various learning strategies and skills to master outcomes required for preparing him/herself to engage in continuous learning,to keep abreast of knowledge and skills required in the inter-disciplinary field. Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by acting ethically in the chosen field of research. Demonstrate,where applicable,cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of research/development activities. Explore,where applicable,education and career opportunities in research/development. Organise and develop entrepreneurial opportunities through technical research, development and/or managerial skills. Admission requirements and selection criteria An approved four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar approved degree at honours level. Final admission to the programme will only be granted upon successful presentation of a research seminar six months after enrolment. Research topics must also be accepted and approved by the supervisors in the Faculty. Conferment of the degree The MPhil: Civil degree will be conferred on students who have completed the research seminar and dissertation successfully. [-]

MEng in Welding Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 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. Closing dates Whilst late entries can be considered the desirable closing date for those completing the whole course is mid February. Whilst those who complete individual stand alone courses can register through the year, if individual courses are taken as part of, say a GDE, the February registration applies. Note: The GDE/ MEng qualifications will be replaced by the PGD/MScEng qualifications in 2017. Whislt the structure will change the intent is that the programme continue to offer the IWE/IWT curriculum. [-]