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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course ID
Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

B.Eng in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The philosophy of a Civil and Environmental Engineering program is to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values to design, build, and maintain sustainable infrastructure and environmental systems that promote the well-being of society and the natural world. The program aims to:
  1. Foster a deep understanding of the fundamental principles of civil and environmental engineering
  2. Develop problem-solving skills to address complex engineering challenges
  3. Encourage innovation, creativity, and critical thinking
  4. Emphasize the importance of sustainability, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility
  5. Prepare students to work collaboratively and effectively in diverse teams
  6. Instill a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
The program’s philosophy is guided by the following core values:
  1. Technical excellence
  2. Sustainability
  3. Social responsibility
  4. Collaboration
  5. Innovation
  6. Lifelong learning
By embracing this philosophy, the program aims to produce graduates who are well-equipped to tackle the complex challenges of the 21st century and make a positive impact on society and the environment.
Core Courses:
  1. Mathematics and Science:
    • Calculus
    • Linear Algebra
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
  2. Engineering Fundamentals:
    • Introduction to Civil Engineering
    • Engineering Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics)
    • Materials Science
    • Thermodynamics
  3. Civil Engineering:
    • Structural Analysis
    • Design of Concrete Structures
    • Design of Steel Structures
    • Transportation Engineering
    • Water Resources Engineering
  4. Environmental Engineering:
    • Environmental Science
    • Water and Wastewater Treatment
    • Air and Noise Pollution Control
    • Solid Waste Management
  5. Geotechnical Engineering:
    • Soil Mechanics
    • Foundation Engineering
  6. Hydraulics and Hydrology:
    • Fluid Mechanics
    • Hydraulics
    • Hydrology
Duration of Completion

The B.Eng in Civil & Environmental Engineering program is designed to be completed in a standard duration of four years, consisting of academic coursework, practical training, and a final year project.


  1. Building Control Surveyor: This role involves ensuring that building projects adhere to building regulations and laws.
  2. CAD Technician: CAD technicians assist engineers and architects in creating digital models of buildings and other structures.
  3. Consulting Civil Engineer: Consulting civil engineers design and manage construction projects and oversee the installation, maintenance and repair of infrastructure.
  4. Contracting Civil Engineer: Contracting civil engineers oversee the construction process and ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.
  5. Design Engineer: Design engineers create plans and blueprints for construction projects and are involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of infrastructure.
  6. Estimator: Estimators calculate the cost of materials, labor and equipment needed for construction projects.
  7. Nuclear Engineer: Nuclear engineers work in the nuclear industry and are involved in the design, construction and operation of nuclear reactors and other equipment.
  8. Site Engineer: Site engineers oversee construction projects and ensure that they are completed on time and within budget.
  9. Structural Engineer: Structural engineers design and develop structures such as bridges, buildings and other infrastructure.
  10. Water Engineer: Water engineers design and develop systems for the treatment and distribution of water and the removal of wastewater.
  11. Environmental Engineer: Environmental engineers develop solutions to environmental problems such as air and water pollution.
  12. Geotechnical Engineer: Geotechnical engineers analyze the properties of earth materials and design structures such as tunnels, foundations and dams.
  13. Transportation Engineer: Transportation engineers design and develop systems for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods.
  14. Project Manager: Project managers oversee construction projects and ensure that they are completed on time and within budget.
  15. Patent Attorney: Patent attorneys work with inventors and engineers to secure patents for new products and processes.
  16. Business Development Manager: Business development managers work with companies to identify new business opportunities and develop strategies for growth.
  17. Construction Manager: Construction managers oversee construction projects and ensure that they are completed on time and within budget.
  18. Quantity Surveyor: Quantity surveyors calculate the cost of materials, labor and equipment needed for construction projects.
  19. Sustainability Consultant: Sustainability consultants work with companies to develop sustainable practices and reduce their environmental impact.

Basic Admission Requirements and Expected Duration of the Programmes

Candidates can be admitted into any of the degree programmes in Science by one of the following three ways:

  1. The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
  2. Direct Entry
  3. Inter-University Transfer

UTME Entry Mode

The minimum academic requirement is credit level passes in five (5) subjects at O’Level innationally recognised examination including English Language, Mathematics and three other Science subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings. In addition, an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with relevant subject combination is also required for admission into 100 Level.

Direct Entry Mode

Candidates seeking admission into a programme in Science through Direct Entry must havepasses at GCE ‘A’ Level/IJMB or its equivalent in a minimum of two (2) Science subjects relevant to the intended programme to be considered for admission into 200 Level. This isin addition to fulfilling the requirement of a minimum of credit level passes in five (5) relevant subjects at ‘O’ Level as indicated above.

Inter-University Transfer Mode

Students can transfer into 200-Level courses provided they have the relevant qualifications.Universities are to certify that students meet the minimum requirements for the Inter- University Transfer.

Minimum Duration

The minimum duration of science programmes is four (4) academic sessions for candidates whoenter through the UTME Mode. Direct Entry candidates admitted into the 200 level of their programmes will spend a minimum of three (3) academic sessions.