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Why choose UCT



All EBE degrees are internationally accredited, so your skills will be transferable anywhere in the world.

Each department has teaching staff who are experts in their fields and are active researchers.

UCT has a large number of engineering research-rated academics.

The faculty has strong links with industry and government, which commission and fund significant research projects.

Our commitment to teaching and research excellence is matched by our commitment to addressing social challenges through various research interests.

The faculty has an illustrious legacy, with many of its alumni occupying powerful positions in the engineering and built environment industry, as well as the business world and politics.

Alumni and companies support the faculty through bursaries and scholarships, providing research and study opportunities for students within the faculty.

A wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are offered in all departments, giving students the freedom to choose the stream appropriate to their skills and interests.

There is an active exchange programme with other African universities and leading academic institutions around the world, which also brings world-class researchers and teachers to UCT.

Our graduates are highly sought after, with most securing employment before they have graduated.