Academic Programmes

Programmes within the School of Engineering have all been granted accreditation by the Engineering Council of South Africa. The School is one of the largest of its kind in the country in terms of student numbers, graduates and research contributions and offers programmes in all the major engineering disciplines, with many specialisations also offered at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Through its innovative and relevant research across seven departments, the School of Engineering at the University of Pretoria provides its students with the necessary training to make a considerable contribution to engineering in South Africa and abroad.  

The School for the Built Environment offers the entire spectrum of programmes in the built environment (degrees in architecture, quantity surveying, construction management, real estate, and town and regional planning). 


The School of Information Technology (SIT) is unique and the first of its kind in South Africa where students have the advantage of an integrated approach to IT with programmes and modern laboratories in Computer Science, Informatics and Information Science. The School offers cross-disciplinary degrees such as MIT and Ph.D. (IT) and each of the departments also has its own selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Staff members collaborate with industry and academic partners from the African continent and the rest of the world on a variety of research projects

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