Language support

All course modules are presented in both Afrikaans and English, up to the end of the fourth year of study. Specifically:

  • All first year lectures are presented in parallel Afrikaans and English class sessions.
  • Second year modules will be presented in parallel medium where the class sizes justifies it.
  • Third year modules are presented in English with a summary in Afrikaans.
  • Fourth year modules presented in English only.

Special language skills modules are offered for those students who do not perform well enough in the academic literacy tests. However, all test and exam papers and also all assignments are set in both Afrikaans and English and students are free to write any paper or assignment in either Afrikaans or English and also to communicate with lecturers in either language.


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Term Dates 2017

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Latest Events

Advanced Geotechnics 811 – June 26, 2017

Construction Management programme 811 – June 11, 2017

Applied Geo mechanics – July 10, 2017

Sewer Systems – July 24, 2017

Intelligent Transport Systems 811 – August 14, 2017

Introduction to Port Engineering – August 14, 2017

Financial and Economic Management (Block 1) – August 23, 2017

Project Leadership and the Environment (Block 1) – August 23, 2017

Advanced Structural Concrete Design 811 – August 28, 2017

Stormwater Hydraulics – August 28, 2017