Date of publication: 2017-09-05 17:34
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of the Witwatersrand, offers a 9-year BSc (Eng) degree in civil engineering. In the first two years the focus falls on developing competencies in mathematics, science, computing, communication and engineering design and problem-solving in the last two years: geotechnical engineering, hydrology, hydraulics and infrastructure planning and management, structural engineering and construction materials.
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Algebra 6 coursework is considered a core math requirement for both college entry and college-level degree programs. This course is available to take at a college or university campus, as well as online.
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They direct activities related to research and development, and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.
Environmental engineers work on projects including environmental impact studies, energy conservation, sustainability, pollution control and humanitarian engineering.
T he Wits Schools Liaison team forms the link between high school and university allowing a smooth transitional process for the student. The Schools Liaison Office gives the student a holistic understanding of what is expected of them at university level.
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