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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 4.15k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 4.15k / Year
  • Deadline:
  • 31 八月
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 301pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 year

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    The MArch(SEEC) qualification is a one year full-time (or two-year part-time) programme on sustainability and energy studies with a focus on cities, settlements, buildings and architecture. As the centres of human habitation as well as production and consumption, cities and their respective built environments pose a double-edged sustainability dilemma for humanity with regard to challenges versus intervention, adaptation and mitigation opportunities. Based on a multi-disciplinary approach, the programme admits students with honors-level qualification in diverse disciplines including the built environment, engineering, social-sciences, humanities and natural sciences. Graduates of this qualification can expect to play a significant role in the transition processes towards greening the economy, consumption and lifestyles in the South African, regional and global economies and markets as well as related policies and institutional transformations. 

    The curriculum for the qualification is structured into FIVE Compulsory Courses and ONE Elective to be selected out of three elective courses

    Compulsory courses

    • ARPL7010 - Understanding Cities of the South
    • ARPL7042 - Energy for Sustainable Cities
    • ARPL7043 - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for Buildings  
    • ARPL7040 - Research Methods
    • ARPL7046 - Research Report (in the field of SEEC)

    Elective Course(s) from the Following Options

    • ARPL7032 - Environmental Planning & Sustainable Development 
    • ARPL7005 - Social and Technical Sustainability in Housing
    • ARPL7015 - Sustainable City Studio + ARPL7XXX – Technologies and Techniques for the Built Environment 

    program_requirements

    • The degree admits graduates with an honors degree in built environment, engineering, humanities, natural sciences, law or economics. Applicants must have at least two years of work experience after their bachelors degree
    • Certified copies of all your degree certificates and a full academic transcript covering all periods of registration. Include all details of courses undertaken and the marks obtained. Certified copies must bear the original Commissioner of Oaths’ stamp and signature. Any documentation not in English must be translated and sworn to by an authorised translator. Credit certificates are not acceptable. 
    • Curriculum vitae. 
    • An applicant to a postgraduate programme who holds a foreign qualification, is required to submit proof of evaluation of the qualification by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
    • Attach certified copies of all your programme certificates and a full transcript of your academic record, to your application form. If you have applied for Financial Aid, obtain a separate copy for their records;
    • Include all details of courses undertaken and the marks obtained. Any documentation not in English must be translated and sworn to by an authorised translator.
    • A pass in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a score of at least 7.0. 
    • A non-refundable application fee of R200 is required. 
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