The 2-year Bachelor of Technology (Btech) programme in Civil Engineering is a two year programme of four semesters. Due to contemporary changes in technology, there is the need to upgrade the HND graduates and their technical equivalent to face the growing challenges being experienced in the industry. The main objectives of the B-Tech (civil engineering) programme is to further strengthen and increase the competencies of construction staff, to meet the demands for highly qualified personnel needed for the country’s socio-economic and manpower development. It will also enhance the progression in education of HND graduates in civil engineering and their membership acceptance into professional bodies.
The introduction of this programme will pave the way for the M-Tech degree programme in civil engineering in the near future. The graduate Civil Engineer shall be suitable for employment in the Government and Public agencies involved in the construction and consultancy services such as Ghana Highway Authority, Department of Urban Roads, Department of Feeder Roads, Architectural and Engineering Services Ltd, Public Works Department, the District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies as well as private consulting and construction firms; Teaching and Research in 2nd and 3rd cycle institutions, Petroleum Industry, Financial and Banking Sectors, NGO’s and self-employment.
BTECH CIVIL ENGINEERING
The Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Civil Engineering is a two-year top-up programme for HND graduates and organised on a part-time basis. Here, priority is on the specialisation of water resource engineering, including water supply and sanitation, irrigation and drainage; structural design and construction supervision, highway, and transportation engineering.