The Department runs a total of seven (7) academic programmes: Three Masters, one Bachelors and three DiplomasNAMELY; Master of Science in Structural Engineering  Master of Science in Water and Sanitation Engineering, Master of Science in Construction Management and Technology, Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Building Engineering, Higher Diploma in Civil and Building Engineering, Diploma in Civil and Building Engineering, Diploma in Water Engineering. Student enrolment: The Department has witnessed increased demand of registered students over the years since the inception of Kyambogo University from 2001 to date. 

DR. Muhwezi Lawrence Senior Lecturer, Head Of Department, Civil And Building Engineering



Undergraduate and PostGraduate Civil & Building Engineering and Water Engineering students have access to a rich and diverse bank of textual and graphic knowledge concerning their chosen professions. However, over a number of decades, commentators have raised concerns that students have insufficient understanding of the role of Civil & Building Engineering and Water Engineering in various societies. Indeed, the call for Universities to educate ‘global engineers’ who emphasizes the need for students to be schooled in the humanities, in parallel with their core computational studies. Unfortunately, engineering students in particular are not accustomed to regular exploratory reading. There is a need to ignite students’ curiosity in the world around them. Read more

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