BSc in Civil Engineering

Program Description:

Civil Engineers are involved in the planning, design, and construction of many of the developments that are necessary for societies to function. Roads, dams, tunnels, bridges, highways, airports, railroads, buildings, housing, harbors, jetties, oil platforms, water and wastewater systems are all creations of the civil engineer. 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 BSc in Civil Engineering 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 study.

The BSc in Civil Engineering provides a broad civil engineering curriculum that focuses on fundamental theory, mathematics, science, planning, design and construction. These compulsory courses, along with other proper electives, allow students to focus in 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 chance to design taking into account constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability and to become acquainted with several aspects of professional practice.

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.

Entry Requirements:

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

Duration of Studies:

4 years (8 semesters), full time, 240 ECTS.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.


Greek and English.

“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 – Assistant Professor of Structural Design and Construction Technology

Programme Structure

The BSc in Civil Engineering comprises 35 Compulsory Courses, 5 Elective Courses, a Practical Training and a Dissertation.

The Course Structure is as follows:

CodeCourse TitleECTS

Year: 1 Semester: 1

MATH 110Calculus I6.0
ENGR 100Professional Engineering3.0
ENGR 110Programming I6.0
ENGR 120Engineering Physics6.0
ENGR 160Technical Drawing6.0
GENE 100Principles of Economics3.0

Year: 1 Semester: 2

MATH 120Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry6.0
ENGR 130Principles of Ecology and Environmental Chemistry6.0
ENGR 140Computer Aided Design3.0
ENGR 150Technical Reports3.0
CE 100Building Technology I6.0
CE 110Land Surveying6.0

Year: 2 Semester: 3

MATH 200Calculus II6.0
ENGR 210Programming II6.0
ENGR 220Fluid Mechanics6.0
CE 200Strength of Materials6.0
CE 210Structural Analysis I6.0

Year: 2 Semester: 4

MATH 210Probability and Statistics6.0
CE 220Structural Analysis II6.0
CE 230Engineering Geology6.0
CE 240Engineering Materials6.0
GENE 200Free Elective*6.0

Year: 3 Semester: 5

CE 300Highway Engineering6.0
CE 310Soil Mechanics6.0
CE 320Reinforced Concrete Design I6.0
CE 350Structural Dynamics6.0
CE 380Hydraulics6.0

Year: 3 Semester: 6

CE 330Foundation Engineering6.0
CE 340Transportation Planning6.0
CE 360Steel Design I6.0
CE 370Earthquake Engineering6.0
CE 390Engineering Hydrology6.0

Year: 4 Semester: 7

CE 410Environmental Engineering6.0
Specialization Elective **6.0
Specialization Elective **6.0
Specialization Elective **6.0
GENE 400Free Elective*0.0
ENGR 420Practical Training 6.0

Year: 4 Semester: 8

CE 400Dissertation21.0
ENGR 400Construction Project Management6.0
ENGR 410Construction Law and Practice3.0

* Either one (1) course of 6 ECTS or two (2) courses of 3 ECTS each can be chosen as general education free electives

** Three (3) courses should be chosen from the proper specialization electives category

Specialization Elective Courses

CodeCourse TitleECTS

Structural Engineering **

CE 420Reinforced Concrete Design II6.0
CE 430Structural Analysis III6.0
CE 440Steel Design II6.0
CE 450Finite Elements Methods6.0
CE 460Damage Assessment and Retrofitting6.0
CE 470Coastal and Offshore Engineering6.0

Environmental Engineering **

CE 480Environmental Sustainability6.0
CE 485Environmental Impact Assessment6.0
CE 490Water Resources Management6.0
CE 495Water Supply Networks6.0
CE 470Coastal and Offshore Engineering6.0

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