College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)


Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate prospectus

Our professional degrees are structured programmes in the applied sciences that stretch over four/ five years of full-time study. Take a look at our offerings from page 80 in the prospectus.

Centre for Academic Success in Science and Engineering (CASSE)

CASSE is an Alternative Access and Academic Support Programme that caters for prospective students whose academic potential was not realised due to a disadvantaged educational background.

College handbook

This handbook provides information about college rules, the structure of each degree and the modules that students need to take for their qualifications. This handbook is helpful to current UKZN students.

How to Apply

All first-time South African applicants to UKZN for entry into degree/ diploma study (Grade 12s and undergraduate transfer students from other institutions) must apply via the Central Applications Office (CAO).

Postgraduate Information

Postgraduate prospectus

The University provides a vibrant environment for basic and applied research, and offers internationally recognised postgraduate research degrees in all disciplines.

College handbook

This handbook provides information about college rules, the structure of each degree and the modules that current students need to take for their qualifications. 

How to apply

Applications must be submitted to our College office. Visit our postgraduate web page for the steps to follow, the application pack/ forms and the link to apply online. 

Student fees & funding

Student fees

These booklets break down the cost of study at UKZN, for local and international students.

Student funding

Visit the Student Funding website for information about NSFAS, loans, bursaries and scholarships.

Open Day Information

The College of Agriculture and Engineering Sciences hosts an annual Open Day event to introduce prospective students to the College and its’ programmes.

Browse through the web page to find resources to help current leaners and future students make informed career and study choices.

Student Support Services

Student Counselling Services

We provide academic support in the form of study skills and time management workshops; and psychological support for students experiencing personal and psychological difficulties.

Career Development Services

We provide a range of services, designed to help you transition into the working world. Our career development officer visits all campuses, offering CV writing, interview training and other resources.