Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance

University of Cape Town

M.Eng. On Campus
3764 USD/year
1608 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Programme in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance at the University of Cape Town equips engineers and infrastructure managers with appropriate technical skills for management and maintenance of civil infrastructure.


The Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance programme at the University of Cape Town draws from a number of fields including civil and structural engineering, construction planning and project management.

Our aims

The primary aim of the MSc(Eng) and PM(Eng) specialising in Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance is to produce graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage effectively in structural and materials engineering with respect to maintenance, rehabilitation and management of civil infrastructure. The broad areas of interest are deterioration science, assessment technologies, and renewal engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Advanced Infrastructure Management 
  • Deterioration and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures 
  • Elective course(s) of the list below 
  • Project Planning and Implementation 
  • Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 
  • Structural Performance Assessment & Monitoring 
  • Structural Concrete Properties and Practice 
  • Structural Dynamics with Applications 
  • Condition Assessment and Remedial Action on Steel Structures 
  • Safety of Special Structures 
  • Bridge Management and Maintenance 
  • Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete Structures 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications should be submitted as early as possible in the applications cycle, which commences in April of each year. An application fee is payable with every application, except in the case of most graduates of UCT.

Current learners at school should ensure that all examination results from Grade 11 until September of grade 12 are submitted. Failure to submit these results may result in delays. Transferring students should ensure that all transcripts and academic records are submitted as early as possible, and that a final transcript of current studies being undertaken reaches the Admissions Office as soon as possible after receipt.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3764 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    1608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1608 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National : R 27 000
  • International fee: R 63 200


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance
University of Cape Town


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