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Why Choose UCT?

All degrees within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (EBE) are internationally accredited, which means your skills will be applicable and transferable anywhere in the world.

Each department is comprised of teaching staff who are experts in their field and are highly active in research projects.

UCT has a high number of engineering research-rated academics. As a result, the Faculty has strong links with industry and government agencies, which commission and fund significant research projects through the various EBE departments.

The Faculty's commitment to teaching and research excellence is matched by its commitment to social service, with many social challenges being addressed through its various research interests.

The Faculty has an illustrious legacy with many of its alumni occupying powerful positions in the business world and politics.

Alumni and corporations support the faculty through bursaries and scholarships, providing many research and study opportunities for students within the EBE Faculty.

The Faculty has a wide array of exciting undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in all departments, giving you the freedom to choose the stream appropriate to your skills and interests.

Links with other African universities and leading academic institutions around the world have encouraged an active student exchange programme between our university and others, as well as bringing world-class researchers and teachers to UCT.

Our graduates are highly sought after; consequently most have already secured employment before they have even graduated.