School of Engineering

Welcome to the School of Engineering

The School offers nine areas of specialisation. Each discipline provides students with the option of professional registration and access to numerous career opportunities in the fields of engineering, research and development, project management, production management, consulting and general management.
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Online Engineering Open Day Recordings

Watch recordings of our online Online Engineering Open Days to learn about exciting career and study options in Engineering.
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Public Lecture by Prof Cristina Trois | 11 Oct

Topic:  Waste and Climate Change – Building a Sustainable Future for South Africa
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Floods Inspire Environmental Champion to Pen Poetry

Mr Skhumuzo Mhlongo, an MSc student in Waste and Climate Change on UKZN’s Howard College campus under the supervision of Professor Cristina Trois, has turned to poetry to raise awareness of people’s impact on climate change. A novice in the art of writing poetry, Mhlongo was inspired to pen his...
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UKZN Celebrates National Science Week

Every year during the first week of August, South Africa celebrates National Science Week, a Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) initiative aimed at popularising STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) topics and careers amongst the general population. This year saw STEC@UKZN team up with the Africa Health Research Institute...
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Dean & Head of School

Prof Glen Bright


Ms Nondumiso Cele
031 260 3055

The School of Engineering is one of five Schools on the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. The School offers a variety of degree options, ranging from undergraduate qualifications to doctoral degrees.

The School offers eight areas of specialisation, which provides students with the option of professional registration and access to numerous career opportunities.

Programmes offered by the School are fully accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and conform to the highest international standards.


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