BScHons Architecture


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BScHons Architecture

Programme Information
This degree is for those students intending hereafter to pursue a master’s degree by research and coursework in applied science in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture or interior architecture or generally in the built environment.
Refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.
Admission Requirements
A candidate for the degree programme Bachelor of Science Honours in Applied Science :

  • must be a graduate with a BSc degree or an equivalent university degree;or
  • must have an appropriate recognised tertiary qualification.

Such a candidate may be required, at the discretion of the head of Head of Department to take:
(i) an academic literacy test;

  • a computer skills test; or

(3) must have a qualification deemed adequate by the Head of Department in consultation with the Dean and obtain (where necessary) the approval of Senate, and comply with any other prescribed requirements.
Candidates mentioned in (2) and (3) above may, at the discretion of the Head of Department, be required to be evaluated in prerequisite fields of knowledge and/or register for additional modules for non-degree purposes.
Candidates mentioned in (1), (2) and (3) above

  • should preferably have had practical experience and/or have done and recorded an extended study excursion;
  • are interviewed for selection;
  • must present a portfolio and/or journal which demonstrates the requisite level of proficiency and competency and is a record of their experience within the field they intend to do research;
  • are selected on merit.

Please note: A limited number of candidates are admitted to this programme.
Other programme-specific information
Students who follow modules presented by other schools or faculties must first obtain permission for such registration(s) from those schools or faculties and must familiarise themselves with the admission requirements of the specific module(s), and the examination rules and regulations pertaining to such a module(s).
(Please Note: it is the students’ responsibility to have their projects approved by the specific research field coordinator)
Course work modules at honours level (700) presented by other departments, schools or faculities (maximum 30 credits) . Students may register for other honours (700) level modules presented in the Department of Architecture with the approval of the Head of Department.
Awarding of degree
The degree is awarded to those students who have obtained the prescribed credits. Those students admitted with conditions must comply with all of these before all the 700 series module credits and the degree are awarded.
Examinations and pass requirements
The minimum pass mark is 50%. A minimum of 40% is required in the examination, with a minimum final mark of 50% to pass. If a module is not evaluated by examination a minimum coursework mark of 50% is required. If the module is not evaluated by coursework a minimum examination mark of 50% is required.

Undergraduate applications and admissions:
Ms Jenny van Rooyen
012 4205166
Ms Samantha Adams
012 4202450
Undergraduate and Honours:
Ms E Willemse
012 4202724
School of Information Technology
Ms P Ngwenya
012 4204186
School for the Built Environment
Mr R Mashiloane
012 4203656
School of Engineering
Ms MPM Motlhamme
012 4205299
Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Ms L Rix
012 4206625
Mechanical Engineering
Ms N Potgieter
012 4202987
Industrial and Metallurgical Engineering
Ms TMM Motsei
012 4206520
Chemical and Mining Engineering
Mr MJ Makhasa
012 4202442
Civil Engineering
Mr K Nkanyana
012 4206735
Honours and Honours applications
Ms SL Mgiba
012 4205316
Masters and Doctoral:
School of Information Technology
Civil Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Ms Dawn Taljaard
012 4204095
Graduate School of Technology Management
Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Mr Refentse Ramatong
012 4203011
Chemical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Enineering
Mining Engineering
Construction Economics
Town and Regional Planning
Ms Stefanie Steenberg
012 4205315


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