University of Johannesburg Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

By | January 21, 2020

The Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE) is one of seven faculties in the University of Johannesburg. It offers both Engineering Technology and Engineering Science undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across 12 departments under five Schools. In keeping with the University’s comprehensive status, the Faculty is the first in South Africa to offer global education to a full range of professional engineering qualifications.

As it is a common practice with all South African universities, South African applicants to the University of Johannesburg are required to apply in advance for admission into their preferred course by no later than the end of September. 

Therefore, prospective South African matriculants must apply for their preferred course of study before the completion of their matric year. As of 2013, the University of Johannesburg has adopted a “no walk-in” policy and therefore, prospective and current students are required to apply for admission and complete their registration online.

FEBE is home to the following schools:

School of Electrical Engineering

School of Civil Engineering and the Built Environment

School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

School of Mining, Metallurgy and Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate School of Engineering Management

The FEBE is also home to the following departments:

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering Science

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Department of Civil Engineering Technology

Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology

Department of Metallurgy

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering Science

Department of Mine Surveying

Department of Mining Engineering

Department of Town and Regional Planning

Department of Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

UJ FEBE Questions

Question: Your application was declined on both 1st and 2nd choices based on grade 11 results. Your final grade 12 results improved, and now you want to know whether you can apply with new results.
Answer: Access the UJ mobi-site (see “How to” below).

Question: You were upgrading your results and want to submit your upgraded marks.
Answer: Submit an enquiry via the UJ Mobi Site Late Enquiry system OR you will be requested to send in your upgraded results if necessary.

Question: You were trying to log an enquiry on mobi-site and got a message, “no possible qualifications are available. Thank you for your enquiry.”
Answer: It means there are no courses available that you qualify to apply for.

Question: You were accepted and now you want to change your qualification.
Answer: Access the UJ mobi-site, however note that this is still subject to space availability and you will forfeit space for the initial qualification you were accepted in.

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Question: You have been accepted at UJ, what is the next step.
Answer: Log on to the UJ website and check the registration information.

Question: You are provisionally selected (waiting list), when will you know the outcome.
Answer: The University will inform you via SMS and email when a space opens up and you are fully admitted. You will be notified if your application was declined.

Question: You want to check the status of your application.
Answer: You can check the status/outcome of your application and download the corresponding letter by using the following link https://student.uj.ac.za/status.aspx