BTEC HND in Civil Engineering

This course is designed for students who have a relevant HND or foundation degree and want to pursue a professional career in the construction industry. It can help students develop the ability to analyze and assess corporate realities, and identify potential areas for improvement. In doing so, they will develop practical skills that can be applied in the workplace. The Department has four specific laboratories in the fields of Material Science, Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics, and Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics. The Department is organizing a number of training opportunities in collaboration with NAITA to provide exposure to local industries. This will allow students to gain valuable experience and skills that will be beneficial in their future careers. In addition, the department is providing a 10-day rigorous surveying training camp at ITI and ISMD. This camp provides students with solid knowledge of surveying and how to handle the latest surveying instruments, including mapping software (GIS).

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Course Duration




18 Months



Programme Structure

  • Science & materials
  • Surveying, measuring & setting out
  • Construction Technology
  • Mathematics for construction
  • Individual Project
  • Construction practices & management
  • Principles of structural design
  • Construction Information
  • Group Project
  • Advanced structural design
  • Geo technics & soil mechanics
  • Further mathematics for construction
  • Highway engineering
  • Advanced quantities for complex building projects

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this program, students need to have GCE O/L with 6 Passes (Including English & Maths), and GCE A/L with any stream (Preferred Maths) 3 Passes or equivalent qualification.

Potential Criteria