Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering offers one undergraduate programme: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSc. CE)

i) Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics AND Physics. Those without at least a Subsidiary pass in Chemistry at A-Level must have a Credit pass in Chemistry at O-level.

ii) Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Civil Engineering, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering with Community Development, or Civil and Irrigation Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Duration: Four years (8 semesters)

Expected Learning Outcome

Graduate in this programme will have wider knowledge in;

  • Design of Fundamental elements of Civil Engineering systems, system components and processes;
  • Identifying, Formulating and Solving Civil Engineering Problems;
  • Professional and Ethical responsibility of Civil Engineers.

Interpret Graduate of Bachelor Degree will have well developed skills in: 

  • Design of Civil Engineering systems in the areas of Material science and technology, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Construction Management and Economics;
  • Data collection, Analysis and Interpretations;
  • Managing Construction Sites and Projects;
  • Communicating effectively technical solutions to diverse audience through oral, written and graphical communications.

Interpret Graduate of Bachelor Degree will demonstrate their ability through: 

  • Design of various Civil Engineering systems;
  • Managing various Construction Projects;
  • Conducting Research and Disseminating research results.

Researches focus areas 
Researches in the department of Civil Engineering are majored in the following areas: 

  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Material Engineering
  • Water Supply Engineering 
  • Waste Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Feasibility Study of Construction Projects
  • Building Maintenance and Management

Research Infrastructure 
The department of Civil Engineering has a resource centre with reference research dissertation books from previous years and other relevant references rich in information crucial for the students.