60 months
3288 EUR/year
3288 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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 The Civil Engineering programme offered by the University of Nairobi 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 engineering theory and technical skills.


Program Details

The  The Civil Engineering programme offered by the University of Nairobi 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. From the second year to the fifth year, students get well-grounded in the core Civil Engineering disciplines, which include; Mathematics, Structural analysis, Civil Engineering Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Transportation and Highway Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Management, Water Resources Engineering and Mathematics. 

In the final year of study, students work on an engineering project that could be experimental or design-based, and this exposes them to the design process from concept to the final product, emphasizing effective communication and presentation skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 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

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      3288 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1644 EUR per semester during 60 months.
    • National

      3288 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1644 EUR per semester during 60 months.
    • 198,000 KES per semester

    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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