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BSc in Civil Engineering

Neapolis University Pafos
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

BSc in Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers are involved in the preliminary design, planning, supervision and construction of technical works, which are important components for the smooth functioning of modern societies. Roads, dams, tunnels, bridges, highways, airports, railroads, buildings, housing, harbors, jetties, oil platforms, water and wastewater systems all objects of civil engineering. TheBSc in Civil Engineeringat the Neapolis University in Cyprus is designed to produce graduates who will be able to meet these challenges, building their future on solid foundations. The program offers to each student knowledge and skills so as to enable them, upon completion of their studies, to enter the profession or to begin graduate studies.

The program provides a broad civil engineering curriculum that focuses on fundamental theory, mathematics, science, planning, design and construction. These compulsory courses, along with proper electives, allow students to focus on particular fields of Civil Engineering. Electives on two directions will be offered initially, that is in Structural Engineering and Environmental Engineering, while electives on more directions will be offered later, as in Geotechnical Engineering, in Hydraulics, in Coastal Engineering and in Transportation Engineering. Students will have the opportunity to design technical projects taking into account factors such as economy, environment, society, politics, ethics, health, safety, and sustainability and to become acquainted with several aspects of professional practice

Courses are taught in Greek and English.

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Admission requirements

Entry Requirements:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Passport data page. { passport should have at least, the expected duration of study}
  3. High school certificate.
  4. Reference letter.
  5. Personal Statement.
  6. Passport photograph.
  7. English language proficiency.

*English language proficiency will only be waived if previous lessons were taught in English language and with proof.

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Program content

Year: 1 Semester: 1

  • Linear Algebra
  • Programming Principles I
  • Technical Drawing
  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Technical Terminology - Technical Reports

Year: 1 Semester: 2

  • Calculus I
  • Building Technology I
  • Principles of Ecology and Environmental Chemistry
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Strength of Materials
  • Free Elective *

Year: 2 Semester: 3

  • Calculus II
  • Computational Numerical Analysis
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Land Surveying
  • Structural Analysis I

Year: 2 Semester: 4

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Structural Analysis II
  • Engineering Geology
  • Engineering Materials
  • Free Elective*

Year: 3 Semester: 5

  • Highway Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Reinforced Concrete Design I
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Hydraulics

Year: 3 Semester: 6

  • Foundation Engineering
  • Transportation Planning
  • Steel Design I
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Engineering Hydrology

Year: 4 Semester: 7

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Specialization Elective **
  • Specialization Elective **
  • Specialization Elective **
  • Practical Training or Free Elective ***

Year: 4 Semester: 8

  • Dissertation
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Law and Practice

* A general education free elective course of 3 ECTS or 6 ECTS respectively can be chosen

** Three (3) specialization courses can be chosen from the appropriate category

*** Either a practical training or a general education free elective course of 6 ECTS can be chosen

Specialization Elective Courses

  • Structural Engineering **
  • Reinforced Concrete Design II
  • Structural Analysis III
  • Steel Design II
  • Finite Elements Methods
  • Damage Assessment and Retrofitting
  • Coastal and Offshore Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering **
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Water Resources Management
  • Water Supply Networks
  • Coastal and Offshore Engineering

** Three (3) specialization courses can be chosen from the appropriate category

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

The civil engineering profession is very demanding, competitive and rapidly evolving, and yet offers great job opportunities and high salaries. Graduates of Civil Engineers may be employed and to have a career in private construction companies, public or semi-public organizations or to start their own company

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About this institute

Neapolis University Pafos

Neapolis University Pafos (NUP) is one of the leading private universities in Cyprus, located at the most welcoming city in the world, Pafos. Established in 2010, NUP is a young, vibrant academic institution which combines high-quality education with graduate career...

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Why study at Neapolis University Pafos

  • High level of education
  • Academically stimulating courses taught by excellent and approachable tutors
  • An exceptionally friendly university that welcomes students from all backgrounds and offers them the chance to succeed
  • Enjoyable environment and high-standard campus accommodation
  • Modern premises and facilities
  • Student clubs
  • Programmes taught in both Greek and English language
  • Accessible and frequent bus services connecting the town with all other cities
  • Bus route directly to and from Pafos International Airport
  • Campus near private medical clinic

Contact info

Neapolis University Pafos

2 Danais Avenue
8042 Paphos

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