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Civil and Environmental Engineering This PhD is offered in the fields of Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Project and Construction Management, Structural, Materials and Water Engineering. It can be completed over a minimum period of 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.
Civil and Environmental Engineering This PhD is offered in the fields of Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Project and Construction Management, Structural, Materials and Water Engineering. It can be completed over a minimum period of 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.

Qualification: PhD

Faculty: Engineering and the Built Environment

Duration: 2 - 4 years

School: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Study mode: Full-time; Part-time

Overview

The degree requires the completion of a 360-credit thesis that includes significant original contribution to knowledge.

  • Master of Science in Engineering or equivalent cognate qualification (NQF 9)
  • A supervisor from the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment must be identified and approached prior to application.

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Faculty Closing Dates

Mid-year Entry (July 2021) Closing date: 30/06/21

For the following programmes of study:

Master of Engineering (Professional) by Coursework
Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Management
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Master of Science in Systems Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)
Mater of Science in Engineering by Dissertation
Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering (By Research)
Master of Science in Engineering Management (By Research)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (By Research)
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (By Research)
Master of Science in Systems Engineering (By Research)
Master of Architecture (Professional)
Master of Science in Building
Master of Urban Design
Master of Science in Development Planning
Master of Urban Studies
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science in Urban & Reg Planning
Master of Science in Building Dissertation

2022 applications. Closing date: 30/11/2021

For the following programmes of study:

Master of Science in Engineering
Master of Engineering (Professional)
Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering
Master of Science in Bulk Materials Handling
Master of Science in Engineering Management
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Master of Science in Systems Engineering
Master of Nuclear Technology Leadership
Doctor of Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science in Engineering By Research
Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering by Research
Master of Science in Bulk Materials Handling by Research
Master of Science in Engineering Management by Research
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering by Research
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering by Research
Master of Science in Systems Engineering by Research
Postgrad Diploma in Engineering
Master of the Built Environment
Master of Science in Building
Bachelor of Science with Honours in Construction Management 
Bachelor of Science with Honours in Quantity Surveying
Master of Architecture
Master of Science in Quantity Surveying
Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning
Master of Science in Building
Postgraduate Diploma in Property Development Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning

 

  • Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
  • Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
  • Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal.
  • Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.

International students, please check this section.

For more information, contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.

Click here to see the current average tuition fees. The Fees site also provides information about the payment of fees and closing dates for fees payments. Once you have applied you will be able to access the fees estimator on the student self-service portal.

For information about postgraduate funding opportunities, including the postgraduate merit award, click here. Please also check your School website for bursary opportunities. NRF bursaries: The National Research Foundation (NRF) offers a wide range of opportunities in terms of bursaries and fellowships to students pursuing postgraduate studies. External bursaries portal: The Bursaries South Africa website provides a comprehensive list of bursaries in South Africa.