B.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of Nairobi

60 months
1655 USD/year
1655 USD/year
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The curriculum is tailored to give the students a solid scientific foundation from the start, where in the first year of study, courses of mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer programming, and engineering drawing are taught as well as other courses in the humanities. . The Civil Engineering programme is offered by the University of Nairobi.


The mission of Civil Engineering programme offered by the University of Nairobi is to produce internationally competitive, high calibre graduates.


To provide an attractive retraining center/stop for practicing engineers to provide solutions to the industry through relevant research and consultancy

The global demand for Civil Engineers has a direct relation with population.  The BSc. Degree program presented at the University of Nairobi is a 5-year program that addresses society’s needs by combining the fundamentals of Civil Engineering with innovative ideas. Consequently, the program is structured to emphasize both the engineering theory and technical skills. These skills enable the learners who have gone through this programme to solve practical problems and analyse different situations by converting concepts into reliable and cost-effective engineering designs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills 
  • Physics 
  • Pure Mathematics 
  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Computer Science 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




81 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

These are the requirements for JAB selected candidates.

  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • 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 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      1655 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1655 USD per year during 60 months.
    • National

      1655 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1655 USD per year during 60 months.
    • 180000 KSHS per year

    Living costs for Nairobi

    49608 - 74988 KES /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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