Public and physical works like roads, dams, bridges and water and sanitation systems form part of essential infrastructure development for every government. The discipline that is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of these facilities is this program. It combines the rudiments of physics, mathematics and geography in its works. Our program is designed to offer you the analytical skills and knowledge that is required to be the most sought after civil engineer.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
Dr. Frederick Owusu-Nimo
HND in Civil Engineering from a recognised Technical University or equivalent Diploma from a recognised institution
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Graduates from the program establish their own construction firms, become municipal engineers who work with local authorities or find work with other organizations where their skills are required.