BScHons Engineering and Environmental Geology Engineering Geology

Programme Code

02240375


Closing Dates

  • SA – 30/09/2021
  • Non-SA – 30/09/2021

Admission Requirements

  1. BSc (Geology) degree (or equivalent) or BSc (Engineering and Environmental Geology) degree (or equivalent) or relevant bachelor’s degree
  2. A weighted average of at least 60% for each of the following modules (or equivalent) in applied geology at second-year and third-year level:
  • Soil mechanics,
  • Rock mechanics,
  • Engineering geology

Selection Process

  • A departmental committee selects the top performing students based on undergraduate performance
  • A limited number of students will be admitted
  • Performance during prior studies will be considered in selecting students. Specific attention will be given to modules repeated and duration of study

Duration of study

1 year, full-time.


Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences is home to more than 6 500 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The Faculty presents degrees in fields ranging from the proverbial A to Z – from actuaries to zoologists, and consists of 13 departments.

All degree programmes are designed to develop problem-solving individuals who can easily adapt to changing circumstances and take the lead in their chosen fields of specialisation. The qualifications awarded are of world-class and provide access to a multitude of career opportunities for dynamic and creative people. According to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings the University has achieved new world rankings in Physical Sciences, a discipline which features strongly in NAS and also maintains excellent positions on the ISI Web of Science (WOS) field rankings in Plant and Animal Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, and Environment and Ecology Sciences.

In the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, we strive to continuously improve our high impact research and significantly address the national shortage of PhD graduates that respond to global and local challenges.


Enquiries about the programme

Name: Prof AJ Bumby
Tel:  012 420 3316
E-Mail: [email protected]
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