University Of Nairobi UoNBI Civil Engineering

University Of Nairobi UoNBI Civil Engineering

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B.SC. (CIVIL ENGINEERING)

Degree Code: F16
Degree Name: B.SC. (CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Degree Type: BACHELOR
Degree Duration:
Degree Description:
Degree Courses:

DEGREE REGULATIONS

Examination Regulations View Details
Course Description View Details
Course Outline View Details

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

SEMESTER I N0. OF HOURS
FCE 101 Communication Skills (CCS 004) 45
FCE 103 Development Process (CCS 001) 45
FCE 131 Physics 1A 45
FCE 161 Pure Mathematics 1A 45
FCE 163 Applied Mathematics 1A 45
FCE 165 Computer Science I 45
FCE 181 Chemistry 1A 45

SEMESTER II

FCE 104 Elements of Philosophy (CCS 015) 45
FCE 132 Physics 1B 45
FCE 142 Engineering Drawing 45
FCE 162 Pure Mathematics 1B 45
FCE 164 Applied Mathematics 1B 45
FCE 166 Computer Science II 45
FCE 182 Chemistry 1B 45
FCE 190 HIV/AIDS 45

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

SEMESTER I

FCE 201 Theory of Structures 1A 45
FCE 211 Engineering Geology 45
FCE 231 Strength of Materials 1A 45
FCE 245 Material Science 45
FCE 251 Engineering Surveying I 45
FCE 261 Engineering Mathematics 1A 45
FCE 265 Computer Science III 45

SEMESTER II

FCE 202 Theory of Structures IB 45
FCE 222 Fluid Mechanics IA 45
FCE 232 Strength of Materials IB 45
FCE 242 Engineering Drawing & Design I 45
FCE 246 Civil Engineering Materials 45
FCE 262 Engineering Mathematics IB 45
FCE 266 Computer Science IV 45
FCE 272 Economics I 45

THIRD YEAR OF STUDY

SEMESTER I

FCE 301 Theory of Structures IIA 45
FCE 311 Geotechnical Engineering IIA 45
FCE 321 Fluid Mechanics IIA 45
FCE 331 Strength of Materials IIA 45
FCE 345 Civil Engineering Materials II 45
FCE 351 Engineering Surveying II 45
FCE 361 Engineering Mathematics IIA 45

SEMESTER II

FCE 302 Theory of Structures IIB 45
FCE 322 Fluid Mechanics IIB 45
FCE 332 Strength of Materials IIB 45
FCE 342 Engineering Drawing & Design II 45
FCE 346 Transportation Engineering I 45
FCE 362 Engineering Mathematics IIB 45
FCE 372 Engineering Management I 45

FOURTH YEAR OF STUDY

SEMESTER I

FCE 401 Theory of Structures IIIA 45
FCE 411 Geotechnical Engineering IIA 45
FCE 421 Fluid Mechanics IIB 45
FCE 425 Hydrology I 45
FCE 431 Structural Design IA 45
FCE 451 Engineering Surveying III 45
FCE 461 Statistics 45
FCE 481 Public Health Engineering IA 45

SEMESTER II

FCE 402 Theory of Structures IIIB 45
FCE 412 Geotechnical Engineering IIB 45
FCE 422 Fluid Mechanics IIIA 45
FCE 426 Hydrology II 45
FCE 432 Structural Design IB 45
FCE 446 Transportation Engineering II 45
FCE 472 Engineering Management II 45
FCE 482 Public Health Engineering IB 45

FIFTH YEAR OF STUDY

SEMESTER I

FCE 501 Theory of Structures IV 45
FCE 511 Geotechnical Engineering III 45
FCE 525 Water Resources Engineering I 45
FCE 531 Structural Design IIA 60
FCE 545 Transportation Engineering IIIA 45
FCE 571 Engineering Management III 45
FCE 581 Public Health Engineering II 45
FCE 590 Civil Engineering Project 45

 

SEMESTER II (COMPULSORY UNITS)

FCE 532 Structural Design IIB 60
FCE 590 Civil Engineering Project 45
FCE 592 Professional Practice and Ethics 45

 

SEMESTER II (OPTIONAL UNITS) (a minimum of 4 to be taken)

FCE 502 Theory of Structures V 45
FCE 512 Geotechnical Engineering IV 45
FCE 526 Water Resources Engineering II 45
FCE 532 Advanced Structural Design 45
FCE 546 Transportation Engineering IIIB 45
FCE 552 Engineering Surveying IV 45
FCE 562 Numerical Analysis 45
FCE 564 Operations Research 45
FCE 566 Computer Applications 45
FCE 572 Engineering Management IV 45
FCE 582 Public Health Engineering III 45
Entry Requirements View Details
These are the requirements for JAB selected candidates. 

  1. Maths
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology or
  • any group III
  • any group IV
  • any group V

Minimum entry grade is C+ in each of the required subjects but JAB decides the minimum entry requirement each year based on general performance in KSCE.

Examinations View Details
 

6.1    Part I

 

(a)        Except where specified each course shall be examined by a written paper.  The duration of a full course paper shall be 3 hours and that of a half course paper shall be 2 hours.

(b)       Written examinations shall constitute 70% of the final marks in each course while the continuous assessment shall constitute the remaining 30%.

(c)        The final assessment shall be based on the final examination continuous assessment and/or coursework.

(d)       The pass mark for each course shall be 50%.

(e)        A candidate who fails in one full course or the equivalent with a mark of 40-49% may on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners and approval by Senate be allowed to sit a supplementary examination in the failed course within 3 months.

(f)         A candidate who fails in the supplementary examination will be discontinued.

(g)        A candidate who fails in one full course or the equivalent with a mark of 39% or below at the ordinary University examination will be discontinued.

 

6.2            Part II

 

Candidates will be required to submit for examination, a thesis on the approved topic in accordance with the Common Regulations for the Masters Degrees in all Faculties.

Fee Structure View Details
Year I Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly total
Tuition Fees @ 10,000 80,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00
Medical 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer 5,000.00 5,000.00
Library 2,000.00 2,000.00
Caution 5,000.00 5,000.00
Registration 1,000.00 1,000.00
Examination 5,000.00 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00 500.00
Lab fees 200.00 200.00
Student Organization 1,000.00 1,000.00
Total 104,700.00 80,000.00 184,700.00
Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly total
Tuition Fees @ 10,000 80,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00
Medical 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer 5,000.00 5,000.00
Library 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration 1,000.00 1,000.00
Examination 5,000.00 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00 500.00
Lab fees 200.00 200.00
Student Organization 1,000.00 1,000.00
Total 99,700.00 80,000.00 179,700.00
Year 3
Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly total
Tuition Fees @ 10,000 80,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00
Medical 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer 5,000.00 5,000.00
Library 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration 1,000.00 1,000.00
Examination 5,000.00 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00 500.00
Lab fees 200.00 200.00
Student Organization 1,000.00 1,000.00
Total 99,700.00 80,000.00 179,700.00
Year 4
Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly total
Tuition Fees @ 10,000 80,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00
Medical 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer 5,000.00 5,000.00
Library 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration 1,000.00 1,000.00
Examination 5,000.00 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00 500.00
Lab fees 200.00 200.00
Student Organization 1,000.00 1,000.00
Total 99,700.00 80,000.00 179,700.00
Bachelor of Science-Civil Engineering-Year 5
Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly total
Tuition Fees @ 10,000 80,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00
Medical 5,000.00 5,000.00
Computer 5,000.00 5,000.00
Library 2,000.00 2,000.00
Registration 1,000.00 1,000.00
Examination 5,000.00 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00 500.00
Lab fees 200.00 200.00
Student Organization 1,000.00
Total 99,700.00 80,000.00 179,700.00

 

General Regulations View Details
1. In interpreting the course codes, after FCE the first integer denotes the year of study. The second integer denotes as far as is possible, the subject area while the last integer denotes the semester in which the course is taught; 1 for the first and 2 for the second semester. Where the last integer is 0 it means that this is a course which is taught throughout the two semesters such as the Engineering Project in the fifth year of study. 

2. Each semester course, with the exception of structural design, shall have a total of 45 contact hours including lectures and tutorials and shall comprise one course unit.

3. There shall be a practical assignment term lasting for eight weeks at the end of the third year of study.

4. The undergraduate students shall complete the following course units.

First Year 15
Second Year 15
Third Year 14
Fourth Year 16
Fifth Year 15
Total 75

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5. In order to cover this syllabus, service courses shall be provided by the following Departments:

  • Mathematics: FCE 161/2, FCE 163/4, FCE 261/2, FCE 361/2, FCE 461, FCE 562, FCE 564
  • Physics: FCE 131/2
  • Chemistry: FCE 181/2
  • Geology: FCE 211
  • Economics: FCE 271
  • Surveying: FCE 251, FCE 351, FCE 451, FCE 552
  • Institute of Computer Science: FCE 265, FCE 266
  • Building Economics: FCE 372, FCE 472
  • Architecture: FCE 142, FCE 242, BCC FCE 101, FCE 103, FCE 104
Regulations View Details
The common Regulations for the Master’s degree in all Faculties shall be applicable

DEGREE COURSES

Level : 1
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE 101 Communication Skills (ccs 004) 45
FCE 131 Physics 1a 45
FCE161 Pure Mathematics Ia 45
FCE163 Applied Mathematics 1a 45
FCE165 Computer Science 1 45
FCE181 Chemistry Ia 45
FCE103 Hiv/aids 45
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE132 Physics 1b 45
FCE132 Physics 1b
FCE162 Pure Mathematics Ib 45
FCE164 Applied Mathematics Ib 45
FCE166 Computer Science Ii 45
FCE182 Chemistry Ib 45
Level : 2
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE201 Theory Of Structures 1a 45
FCE231 Strength Of Material Ia 45
FCE211 Engineering Geology 45
FCE245 Material Science 45
FCE251 Engineering Surveying I 45
FCE261 Engineering Mathematics 1a 45
FCE265 Computer Science Iii 45
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE232 Strength Of Materials 1b 45
FCE242 Engineering Drawing And Design I 45
FCE222 Fluid Mechanics Ia 45
FCE246 Civil Engineering Materials 45
FCE262 Engineering Mathematics Ib 45
FCE272 Economics 1 45
Level : 3
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE301 Theory Of Structures 11a 45
FCE311 Geotechnical Engineering Iia 45
FCE321 Fluid Mechanics 11a 45
FCE331 Strength Of Materials Iia 45
FCE345 Civil Engineering Materials 11 45
FCE351 Engineering Surveying Ii 45
FCE361 Engineering Mathematics 11a 45
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE302 Theory Of Structures Iib 45
FCE322 Fluid Mechanics Iib 45
FCE332 Strength Of Materials 11b
FCE342 Engineering Drawing & Design Ii 45
FCE346 Transportation Engineering I 45
FCE362 Engineering Mathematics Iib 45
FCE372 Engineering Management 1 45
FCE392 Enviromental Science 45
Level : 4
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE401 Theory Of Structures 111a 45
FCE411 Geotechnical Engineering Iia 45
FCE421 Fluid Mechanics 11b 45
FCE425 Hydrology 1 45
FCE431 Structural Design Ia 45
FCE451 Engineering Surveying Iii 45
FCE461 Statistics 45
FCE481 Public Health Engineering 1a 45
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE472 Engineering Management Ii 45
FCE402 Theory Of Structures Iiib 45
FCE412 Geotechnical Engineering 11b 45
FCE422 Fluid Mechanics Iiia 45
FCE426 Hydrology Ii 45
FCE432 Structural Design 1b 45
FCE446 Transportation Engineering Ii 45
FCE472 Engineering Management Ii 45
Level : 5
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE581 Public Health Engineering Ii 45
FCE511 Geotechnical Engineering Iii 45
FCE525 Water Resources Engineering 45
FCE531 Structural Design Iia 60
FCE545 Transportation Engineering Iiia 45
FCE571 Engineering Management Iii 45
FCE 564 Operations Research 45
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
FCE590 Civil Engineering Project 45
FCE512 Geotechnical Engineering Iv 45
FCE526 Water Resources Engineering Ii 45
FCE532 Advanced Structural Design 45
FCE572 Engineering Management Iv 45
FCE 552 Engineering Survey 45

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