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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Autumn Grad Highlights

Join us in celebrating our future leaders as they make their way from student life to post-graduation opportunities. Take a look at the Autumn Graduation information and Graduate stories.
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Professor Mostafa speaks to the media about the state of KZN’s infrastructure

Newzroom Afrika interview Social media is awash with pictures of houses with collapsed walls and blown away roofs due to the recent tornado that tore through some parts of KZN. UKZN Head of Civil Engineering Department Prof Mostafa Mohamed discusses the kind of infrastructure needed to adapt to threats presented...
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Colourfest 2023 a Fun Run Extravaganza

Staff in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) donned their running shoes and colourful costumes to take part in the annual CAES Fun Run which had as a theme: Easter with a Splash of Colour! Lured by the many prizes on offer - including First Man Home, First...
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UKZN Researchers Named as “Science Oscars” Finalists

Four UKZN academics at the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science have been named as finalists for the prestigious National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards in the 2022-2023 cycle. They are Professor Onisimo Mutanga, Professor Andrew Green, Professor Jeff Smithers and Professor Francesco Petruccione. Initiated in 1998, the NSTF-South32...
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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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