Where To Study Civil Engineering In South Africa

Where To Study Civil Engineering In South Africa

Civil engineering is among the career opportunities that are in demand in the country and through pursuing it academically one can work for one of South Africa's well-known construction companies. So where in the country can you study Civil Engineering? Continue reading to find out.


Whether you are fresh out of Matric or have just always been eager to pursue tertiary studies in Civil Engineering here in South Africa, here are some of the Universities that would best suit your academic endeavours as well as their admission requirements.

  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of Witwaterstrand
  • Cape Penisula University of Technology (CPUT)

Click here to view admission requirements and how to apply at the Universities.

TVET Colleges offer courses in Civil Engineering as well. Should you choose to study at a TVET College, you would then be pursuing a National Certificate qualification.

Depending on the level you choose, the entry requirements differ. For the NC(V), the minimum entry requirement is Grade 9.

You can find a list of the TVET Colleges in South Africa here.

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