BSc in Civil Engineering

A 4-year (8 semesters), 240 ECTS, programme taught in the Greek and English language. Over the four years study students must attend specific compulsory courses providing the basic scientific knowledge, as well as elective courses which offer wider scientific knowledge. The compulsory courses are core Civil Engineering courses.  Core electives are offered in two directions; Structural Engineering and Environmental Engineering.

Programme graduates are able to register as Professional Civil Engineers at the Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) and will become members of the European Federation of Professional Engineers (FEANI).

Recognized by the Cyprus Technical and Scientific Camber (ETEK)

The programme is recognized by the Cyprus Technical and Scientific Camber (ETEK)

and by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI)

The programme is recognized by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI)

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

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4 YEARS

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240 ECTS

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ENGLISH OR GREEK

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FULL TIME

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AWARDED BY NEAPOLIS UNIVERSITY

OBJECTIVE OF THE BACHELOR (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. The BSc in Civil Engineering at 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 are 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 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.

“Based on my long experience in the development and application of high-tech systems in various fields of engineering, today I am deeply convinced that if their full integration into the construction industry is deemed necessary, their use is imperative and irreplaceable even in the early stages of educating future engineers.”
Dr. John Bellos – Assοciate Professor of Structural Design and Construction Technology

CAREER PROSPECTS

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.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The BSc in Civil Engineering comprises 33 Compulsory Courses, 4 Specialization Elective Courses, 3 Free Elective Courses, a Placement and a Dissertation. The Course Structure is as follows:

SEMESTER 1

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
CS233Linear AlgebraCompulsory6
CS112Programming Principles ICompulsory6
ARCHSV101Architectural / Technical DrawingCompulsory6
ENGR120Engineering PhysicsCompulsory6
ENGR150Technical Terminology and Reports (Technical English) Compulsory3
GENE100Free Elective *Elective 3
* A general education free elective course of 3 ECTS can be chosen

SEMESTER 2

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
MATH120Calculus ICompulsory6
ARCHBT102Building Technology ICompulsory6
ENGR100Professional EngineeringCompulsory3
ENGR130Principles of Ecology and Environmental ChemistryCompulsory6
ENGR140Computer Aided DesignCompulsory3
CE100Land SurveyingCompulsory6
* A general education free elective course of 3 ECTS or 6 ECTS respectively can be chosen

SEMESTER 3

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
MATH200Calculus IICompulsory6
CS355Computational Numerical AnalysisCompulsory6
ENGR220Fluid MechanicsCompulsory6
CE205Strength of MaterialsCompulsory6
CE210Structural Analysis ICompulsory6

SEMESTER 4

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
STAT103Statistics ICompulsory6
CE220Structural Analysis IICompulsory6
CE230Engineering GeologyCompulsory6
CE240Engineering MaterialsCompulsory6
GENE200Free Elective*Elective6
* A general education free elective course of 3 ECTS or 6 ECTS respectively can be chosen

SEMESTER 5

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
CE300Highway EngineeringCompulsory6
CE310Soil MechanicsCompulsory6
CE350Structural DynamicsCompulsory6
CE360Steel Design ICompulsory6
CE380HydraulicsCompulsory6

SEMESTER 6

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
CE320Reinforced Concrete Design ICompulsory6
CE330Foundation EngineeringCompulsory6
CE340Transportation PlanningCompulsory6
CE370Earthquake EngineeringCompulsory6
CE390Engineering HydrologyCompulsory6

SEMESTER 7

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
CE410Environmental EngineeringCompulsory6
Specialization Elective **Elective 6
Specialization Elective **Elective 6
Specialization Elective **Elective6
ENGR 420 GENE 400Placement or Free Elective ***Elective6

** 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

SEMESTER 8

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
CE400DissertationCompulsory15
Specialization Elective **Elective6
ENGR400Construction Project ManagementCompulsory6
ENGR410Construction Law and PracticeCompulsory3

SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVE COURSES

CodeCourse TitleECTS
Structural Engineering **
CE420Reinforced Concrete Design II6
CE430 Structural Analysis III6
CE440Steel Design II6
CE450Finite Elements Methods6
CE460Damage Assessment and Retrofitting6
CE470Coastal and Offshore Engineering6
Environmental Engineering **
CE480Environmental Sustainability6
CE485Environmental Impact Assessment6
CE490Water Resources Management6
CE495Water Supply Networks6
* Three (3) specialization courses can be chosen from the appropriate category

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma, sufficient marks in Mathematics and Physics, interview

DISCLAIMER

The University reserves its right to define the electives offered on an academic year basis.

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FACULTY & STAFF OF THE PROGRAMME

John Bellos

Associate Professor of Structural Design and Construction Technology

Head of the Department of Engineering

Coordinator of the BSc in Civil Engineering

Dr. John Bellos is an Associate Professor of Structural Design and Construction Technology at Neapolis University Pafos (since 2018), Coordinator of the Civil Engineering Programme (since 2017) and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering (since 2018).....

Natia Anastasi

Lecturer in Engineering Materials

Natia Anastasi holds a Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry from Yale University and has completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she explored aspects of environmental chemistry.

Iosif Kapellakis

Lecturer in Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Dr Iosif Kapellakis is a Lecturer on Environmental Fluid Mechanics. He holds three undergraduate degrees, two postgraduate diplomas and a Doctorate Diploma -PhD on Wastewater Management, Water Resources, and Solidification Process....

Panagiotis Stylianidis

Lecturer in Computational Mechanics

Panagiotis Stylianidis is a Lecturer in Computational Mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering at Neapolis University Pafos. After graduating from the National Technical University of Athens with a Diploma in Civil Engineering...
Michael Bardanis

Michael Bardanis

Visiting Lecturer

Dr. Bardanis is a Civil engineer (NTUA, 1997), has an MSc in Soil Mechanics (Imperial College, London, 1998), and a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering (NTUA, 2016)...
Stelios Sofocli

Stelios Sofocli

Visiting Lecturer

Dr. Stelios Sofokli completed his undergraduate Civil Engineering studies in 1974 and a M.Sc. equivalent degree from Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen University, Weimar, now Bauhaus University Weimar. In 1982 he acquired a Ph. D. degree for his research work in the field of road construction...
Stelios Charalambides

Stelios Charalambides

Visiting Lecturer

Stelios Charalambides has a B.Sc. in Mathematics with courses in both pure, applied and discrete mathematics as well as several courses in Physics. He also has an M.Sc. in the area of Algebra and a Ph.D in the area of Rings and Modules....
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