Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering (HND)

Structure of the Programme (Semester-by-semester schedule/structure, of course, showing the credit value of each course). These are presented in the tables below

First Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
CLT101 Computer Literacy I 2.0
COS101 Communication Skills I 2.0
CVE101 Civil Engineering Materials 3.0
CVE103 Strengths of Materials I 2.0
CVE105 Fluid Mechanics 2.0
CVE107 Basic Mechanics of Machines 2.0
CVE109 Civil Engineering Drawing I 2.0
CVE115 Elementary Structures 2.0
MAT100 Engineering Mathematics I 2.0
Totals 19.0


First Year, Second Semester
Code Title Credits
AFS102 African Studies II 2.0
CLT102 Computer Literacy II 2.0
COS102 Communication Skills II 2.0
CVE102 Civil Engineering Construction I 2.0
CVE104 Strength of Materials II 2.0
CVE106 Fluid Mechanics II 2.0
CVE108 Plane Surveying 3.0
CVE110 Engineering Geology 3.0
INA102 Industrial Attachment 2.0
MAT103 Engineering Mathematics II 2.0
Totals 22.0


Second Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
CVE201 Structural Analysis 2.0
CVE203 Soil Mechanics 2.0
CVE205 Civil Engineering Construction II 2.0
CVE207 Engineering Surveying 3.0
CVE209 Civil Engineering Drawing II 3.0
CVE211 Engineering Hydraulics 3.0
CVE213 Organisational Studies 2.0
CVE215 Computer Applications 2.0
Totals 19.0


Second Year, Second Semester
Code Title Credits
CVE202 Structural Design I 2.0
CVE204 Measurement of Civil Eng. Works I 2.0
CVE206 Soil Engineering 2.0
CVE208 Engineering Hydrology 3.0
CVE210 Industrial Attachment 2.0
CVE212 Environmental Quality Eng. I 2.0
CVE214 Organisational Studies II 2.0
CVE216 Research Methodology 2.0
Totals 17.0


Third Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
CVE301 Structural Design II 2.0
CVE303 Highway Engineering 2.0
CVE305 Measurement of Civil Engineering Works II 3.0
CVE307 Environment Quality Engineering II 3.0
CVE309 Civil Engineering Maintenance 2.0
CVE311 Project Phase I 2.0
ETP303 Entrepreneurship 3.0
Totals 17.0