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There are seven schools in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

Architecture and Planning

Architecture, design and planning are the focus of the School.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

A primary focus for civil engineers is the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of physical infrastructure – facilities that include water and waste management facilities; transportation and communications; structures and public buildings.

Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering

Studies are involved in cutting edge research activities that spans a range of areas in chemical, metallurgical and materials engineering. 

Construction Economics & Management

The School is involved in research activities covering a wide range of topics related to the construction and property sectors.

Electrical & Information Engineering

Studies focus on electrical and information engineering.

Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering

The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering produces world class engineers and has been at the forefront of engineering in South Africa for just over one hundred years. 

Mining Engineering

The School of Mining Engineering is recognised as one of the top mining engineering schools and departments throughout the world.


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