This qualification is meant to help students learn about civil systems and structures such as buildings, roads, dams, bridges, and utility networks.
Qualification admission requirements
Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.
An appropriate 360 credit Diploma or National Diploma in Engineering Technology in Civil Engineering,
an Advanced Certificate in Engineering Practice in Civil Engineering at NQF level 6,
from an accredited provider of higher education
a national or international equivalent qualification at NQF level 6 in the appropriate field.
Applicants who do not comply with the above requirements should consider applying for a lower level qualification for which they meet the statutory and additional requirements.
The study material for this qualification will only be available online.
Student fees and funding your studies
Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number:
R120 for online applications
Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030)
Send the proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.
Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa, or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.
Click here to find out more about Unisa’s student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.
Applications for admission to Unisa’s undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) will be open from 11 August to 15 October 2022.
Please take note of the following:
All applications for admission must be submitted online. No self-help stations will be available for applications.
Admission to a qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available.
Additional support for this qualification via TVET colleges
Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enroll for them.
Take note of the following:
Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification.
Apply for admission during Unisa’s application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.
Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa’s offer. Visit www.Unisa.ac.za/register for registration information.
How many years is a diploma in civil engineering?
What are the jobs after a diploma in civil engineering?
Mostly, diploma holders can get jobs like clerk, technician, lab assistants, and even some higher positions like a supervisor. After your diploma in civil engineering, you can appear for exams like SSC, PWD, RRB, etc. to be eligible for a government sector job.