Civil engineering is concerned with the conception, design, construction and maintenance of fixed structures or public works. This is a serious and challenging field. The design and build of bridges, roads, airports, flood defences and the like, requires a high degree of proficiency in a range of technical disciplines which are catered for by our programme content as provided below.

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

Faculty of Sustainable Development and Engineering

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

Course Overview

Civil engineering is concerned with the conception, design, construction and maintenance of fixed structures or public works. This is a serious and challenging field. The design and build of bridges, roads, airports, flood defences and the like, requires a high degree of proficiency in a range of technical disciplines which are catered for by our programme content as provided below.

Career Prospects

This civil engineering course prepare you for an exciting career that enables you to take responsibility and authority in implementing the technical, economic, legal and managerial aspects of the construction industry. This include employment working for contractors, consultants, local authorities, government and public bodies, and academic establishments.

Graduates of our Bsc (Hons) Civil Engineering Course can progress to our Top-up BEng (Hons) course and /or  Masters Civil Engineering course.

Teaching Methods

This Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, practical laboratory sessions, field courses, design classes and site visits. we ensures that the course content is closely aligned with contemporary industry practice. Industry training will give you a real insight into the workings and requirements of professional practice. Assessment methods comprise exams and coursework(reports, numerical exercises,laboratories and a final project).

Entry
Requirements

EITHER Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level and 1 subject at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate ExaminationOR Pass in: 2 subjects at A-level and 2 subjects at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level at the London General Certificate Examination

OR any other acceptable equivalent qualification

Students must have studied Science/Technical subjects with passes preferably with passes in Maths and Physics ( or equivalent) at A level.

candidates who have passed the DUST Diploma or Equivalent may be admitted to 3rd year BSc (Hons)/License subject to satisfying the requirements of the respective departments.

Course Structure

Semestre 1

  • Mathematics 1
  • Expression techniques in French 1& 2
  • Expression techniques in English 1
  • Applied Informatics 1
  • Structural mechanics 1 & 2
  • Hydraulics 1
  • Electricity
  • Construction drawing 1 & 2
  • Computer Assisted Drawing
  • Topography 1
  • Materials1 & 2

Semestre 2

  • Mathematics 2
  • Expression techniques in English 2
  • Applied Informatics 2
  • Structural mechanics 3 & 4
  • Structures: Stability of structure 1&2
  • Hydraulics 2
  • Construction site organisation 1&2
  • Materials 3
  • Topography 2
  • Construction drawing 3&4
  • Tutored Project 1
  • Personal Professional Project PPP 1
  • Internship 1 (4 weeks)

Semestre 3

  • Mathematics 3
  • Expression techniques in French 3
  • Expression techniques in English 3
  • Structural mechanics 5
  • Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete 1 & 2
  • Geotechnics 1& 2
  • Metallic Structures
  • Environment
  • Materials 4
  • Roads 1 & 2
  • Topography 3
  • Construction site organisation 3
  • Personal Professional Project 2

Semestre 4

  • Mathematics 4
  • Expression techniques in French 4
  • Expression techniques in English 4
  • Geotechnics 3
  • Wood Structures
  • Building comfort
  • Thermodynamics and Thermal Machines
  • Structural mechanics 6
  • Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete 3
  • Construction drawing 5
  • Construction site organisation 4
  • Topography 4

Semestre 5

  • Human Resources Management
  • Applied software GC 1
  • Project Management
  • Structural mechanics 7
  • Geotechnics 4 & 5
  • Hydraulics, Hydrology et Environment
  • Roads 3
  • Maintenance of structures 3 & 4
  • Tutored Project 2
  • Personal Professional Project 3

Semestre 6

  • Applied software GC 2
  • Mathematics 5
  • Roads 4
  • Study and Conception of Urban Networks
  • Materials 5
  • Graduation Project

Mode & Fees

Mode:Full Time (3 years)-full degree programme
Full Time (1 year)-top up degree
Part Time (4.5 years)-full programme
Part Time (1.5 years)- top up degree

Fees:
Local students (Full Time and part time)
No tuition fees
Administrative fees:Rs 5500 / year
International Students(Full time)
SADC countries:Rs 45000 / year
NON-SADC countries:Rs 80000 /year
Full programme-The course is run over 6 semesters (three academic years) on a full time basis and 9 semesters (four and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

Top up programme- The course is run over 2 semesters (one academic year) on a full time basis and 11/2 semesters (one and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

How
to Apply

In addition to a completed application form:
– A letter of motivation
– Academic Results
– Copy of your CV detailing your work history if any

Location

Available at Rose Hill Campus

Any further inquiries?

Please contact on the following email: [email protected]