WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Engineering
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

1. In interpreting the course codes, after FCE the first integer denotes the year of study. The second integer denotes as far as is possible, the subject area while the last integer denotes the semester in which the course is taught; 1 for the first and 2 for the second semester. Where the last integer is 0 it means that this is a course which is taught throughout the two semesters such as the Engineering Project in the fifth year of study.

2. Each semester course, with the exception of structural design, shall have a total of 45 contact hours including lectures and tutorials and shall comprise one course unit.

3. There shall be a practical assignment term lasting for eight weeks at the end of the third year of study.


Students shall complete the following course units:
– First Year, 15
– Second Year, 15
– Third Year, 14
– Fourth Year, 16
– Fifth Year, 15
Total = 75

Admission Requirements

These are the requirements for JAB selected candidates.
– Maths
– Physics
– Chemistry
– Biology or
any group III
any group IV
any group V

Minimum entry grade is C+ in each of the required subjects but JAB decides the minimum entry requirement each year based on general performance in KSCE.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = to apply Online

University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year.

Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism
April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts),Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Construction managers
– Geotechnical engineer
– Environmental engineer
– Public Health Engineer
– Transportation Engineer
– Urban planning engineer

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students = 184,700 KES
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 221,640 KES
**This programme will be completed with fees per year as follows:
– First year = 184,700 KES
– Second year = 179,700 KES
– Third year = 179,700 KES
– Fourth year = 179,700 KES


International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Ayub Gitau
Dean, School of Engineering
School of Engineering Office
Responsible for School Enquiries
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries