Civil Engineering

Head: Syed Yasir ALAM


Is it possible to design and construct a building with clean energy resources and zero carbon footprint? Are there ways to reduce flood risk without raising dikes? How do you install resilient energy structures in earthquake active zone? How to construct an electricity grid in a hurricane zone? Which factors do you have to keep in mind to ensure that new roads or structures will endure the effects of climate change? How the societal challenges by key players (government, residents, companies and environment) impact large construction projects?
If questions like these fascinate you, then the Civil Engineering Option is the right choice for you.
In the Civil Engineering Option you will acquire advanced knowledge and associated analytical and problem-solving skills in a range of key sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering that you need to take on complex civil engineering challenges. You will learn everything a civil engineer needs to know in order to design, construct and manage large projects in construction & infrastructure, water management, and traffic & transport.

List of Courses

Core Courses:

Semester 1
  • Mechanics and physics of materials
  • Structural calculations
  • Concrete design and durability
  • Soil and Rock Mechanics
  • Case studies
  • Modelling in civil engineering
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Project 1
Semester 2
  • Steel Structures and Highway Engineering
  • Underground structures
  • Advanced Structural Design
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Project 2

Career prospects

Public buildings and works, construction, site supervision, civil engineering risk management, methods, R&D in civil engineering etc. Multinationals as well as local and national SMEs. You can also become a technical expert and/or manager in many important organizations involved in such projects, from legal and administrative aspects to communication, project and process management.



Published on November 2, 2015 Updated on March 5, 2020