24 months
3955 USD/year
3955 USD/year
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The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (M. Eng.: Civil) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology is a post-graduate degree at NQF Level 9, and replaces the Master of Transport Engineering. 


The programme on the outcomes of the Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (BEng: Civil), and aims at providing practice-orientated education for high-level engineers and specialist that are able to provide practical solutions to real-world civil engineering related problems in Namibia and beyond. The curriculum is structured to facilitate specialisation in the areas of Structures, Transportation and Water.

This programme in Civil Engineering at the Namibia University of Science and Technology will, furthermore enable students to evaluation and design complex and innovative systems in the above mentioned areas of specialisation using advanced analytical, design, as well as management tools and techniques in order to address societal needs. Students will also be capacitated to work and study independently, synthesis knowledge at the forefront of Civil Engineering, and conduct research using the scientific method. This programme will be a combination of coursework and a thesis.

Career Opportunities

  • Engieneering managers
  • Senior Engineers, Consultants
  • Researchers, Academics

Programme Structure

Course include: 

  • Construction Management and Methods
  • Sustainable Development and Institutional
  • Advanced Structural Analysis and Structural
  • GIS and Data Management
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Advanced Design of Steel Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8 from recognised institution; or a pre-NQF professional or four-year Bachelor degree, with a professional project or research component from a recognised institution evaluated as appropriate by the Department.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English Communication at post-graduate level, as demonstrated by the fact that the undergraduate degree was done in the medium of English. If the undergraduate degree was not obtained in the medium of English, then the applicant will be required to show proficiency in the medium of English through achieving at least band 7 of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent. 
  • Final selection of candidates will be approved by the Postgraduate Studies Committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3955 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3955 USD per year during 24 months.
  • N$ 62,140/ year 1

Living costs for Windhoek

10175 - 12578 NAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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