BEng Civil Engineering

Our Civil Engineering program is a five-year course designed to provide students with engineering fundamentals

September entry

Start date

5 years



Fees per session

‘Coming to Nile University has giving me the opportunity to meet and make friends with people from different ethnic groups and countries, who have impacted my life positively in many ways and made my experience on campus a wonderful one.’

Bukola Jimoh (Civil Engineering, 500 Level)

Study Modules

First SemesterSecond Semester
General Chemistry IGeneral Chemistry II
Practical Chemistry IPractical Chemistry II
Introduction to Engineering IIntroduction to Civil Engineering
Use of English IUse of English II
People and Culture of NigeriaGeneral mathematics II
IT and Library SkillsGeneral Physics II
General Mathematics IGeneral Physics III
General Physics IPractical Physics II
Practical Physics I

First SemesterSecond Semester
Basic Electrical Engineering IBasic Electrical Engineering II
Computing & Programming for EngineersCalculus II
Introduction to Engineering IEngineering Drawing II
Calculus IStrength of Materials
ThermodynamicsMaterial Science
Engineering Drawing IFluid Mechanics
Applied MechanicsEntrepreneurship for Engineers II
Entrepreneurship for Engineers IGeneral Engineering Laboratory II
General Engineering Laboratory IStudents Work Experience Program (SWEP) I
Moral Reasoning and Ethics

First SemesterSecond Semester
Engineering GeologySoil Mechanics I
Fluid Mechanics IIEngineering Surveying & Photogrammetry I
Laboratory Practical’s and Design Studies IDesign of Structures I
Civil Engineering MaterialsHydraulics
Strength of Materials IILaboratory Practical’s and Design Studies 2
Structural MechanicsEngineering Mathematics II
Elements of ArchitectureTechnical Communication
Engineering Mathematics IStudents Work Experience Program (SWEP) II

First SemesterSecond Semester
HydrologyStudents Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
Structural Analysis I
Highway Engineering
Engineering Surveying & Photogrammetry II
Soil Mechanics II
Design of Structures II
Civil Engineering Practice
Laboratory Practical’s and Design Studies 3
Engineering Mathematics III
Probability & Statistics for Engineers

First SemesterSecond Semester
Structural Analysis IILaboratory Practical’s and Design Studies 5
Water Resources EngineeringEngineering Economics
Final Year Project IEnvironmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering, ITransportation Engineering
Laboratory Practical’s and Design Studies 4Final Year Project II
Construction EngineeringDesign of Structures III
Engineering Law and ManagementGeotechnical Engineering II

Practice makes perfect. Each drawing you make is a step forward

Civil Engineering - FAQs

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • UTME SUBJECTS: Literature in English and any two Arts or Social Science subjects
  • O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Literature in English and any three Arts or Social Science subjects

Students will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. They will be required to prepare and make presentations, take-home tests and assignments. There will also be written and oral feedbacks from the Professors.

Job opportunities in this field are promising. In the global industry, there is a strong demand for Civil Engineers particularly those who combine technical skills with good communication skills and teamwork ability. Graduates of this Department are qualified to handle responsibilities in research, design, and construction management. Prospective employers include, but are not limited to, construction contractors, consulting firms, industrial firms and various government agencies.

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Main Objectives of the SAB:

1- Development of

a) Curriculum of the department
b) Syllabus of the courses in the department
c) Institutional relationships
2- Increase the potential of

a) Internship
b) Scholarship
c) Sponsorship

Roles and Responsibilities of the SAB:  
The roles and responsibilities of SAB are as follows:
The SAB develops and recommends new or revised programme goals and objectives.
The Sectoral of “X” Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources.


Structure of the SAB:

The SAB is composed of members from eminent institutions as well as members from industry and members of faculty of the department. The chairman of the Board is the head of the department.
The Board meets twice per academic year.

Contact the Department

Phone Number:

+234 903 178 3370