Geotechnical Engineering, M.Eng. | University of Pretoria | Pretoria, South Africa
12 months
1123 USD/year
1123 USD/year
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Geotechnical Engineering from University of Pretoria focuses on research to drive innovative and enquiry-led teaching for educating and positioning our students to be leaders in their professions. 


Geotechnical Engineering from University of Pretoria has extensive and cutting-edge teaching, learning and laboratory facilities integrated with the excellent suite of facilities and services offered by the University.  

Students at Geotechnical Engineering from University of Pretoria will:

  • excel and develop as future professionals 
  • position themselves as leaders in the professions that we support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • Soil Dynamics
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Advanced Cyclic and Monotonic Soil Behavior
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics Laboratory.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BEngHons degree awarded by the University of Pretoria (or equivalent) with a cumulative weighted average of at least 65%
  • The applicant must also meet the admission requirements for the BEngHons degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1123 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1123 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1123 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1123 USD per year during 12 months.

R19 775 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /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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