Undergraduate Programme

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

Graduates of BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering are responsible for designing, constructing and maintaining all construction projects. The possibilities with this stream are endlessthis profession has transformed from building basic structures to state-of-the-art designs that include building futuristic towers, monuments, roads, airports, cities, harbours, multiplexes etc. 

The knowledge and skills gained from this programme are designed to enable graduates to make an immediate contribution to their employers, and to enable them to achieve the highest positions within the modern civil engineering profession.

The qualification earned on completion of this programme is awarded by Liverpool John Moores University (UK), and all official degree certificates and transcripts are issued directly by LJMU.

Students who successfully complete the programme of study at Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University will be invited to participate in the annual graduation ceremony organised by Oryx Universal College in Qatar.

Admissions criteria

Qatari Qualifications

  • Qatari General Secondary Education Certificate (Al-Thanawiyya Al-Amma) 60% or above
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (no single element less than 4.0) or recognised equivalent English language proficiency (eg. TOEFL, Cambridge Advanced, PTE etc.)

Students who have completed bridging programmes will also be considered.

IGCSE & AS Level

  • Minimum 5 IGCSE passes (including grade C or above in Mathematics and English Language)
  • Minimum of 2 AS Levels (grade D or above)

Other qualifications

Other equivalent secondary education qualifications will be considered.

Students with A Levels, Qatar Associate Degree, a Foundation qualification or other qualifications that could be equivalent may be accepted for advanced entry into year 2 (level 4) of the 4-year degree.

Additionally, the OUC Admissions department may request the student to undertake an entry assessment to determine eligibility to the programme.

Contact Information

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

Building #113, Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street,
Zone 36, Al Messila,
(P.O. Box 12253)

+974 4021 0000

Sun – Thurs 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Course modules

Year 1 (Level 3)
Year 2 (Level 4)
Year 3 (Level 5)
Year 4 (Level 6)

Core modules

  • Project Study
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Technology 1
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Technology 2
  • Introductory Foundation Physics
  • Academic English Skills 1
  • Academic English Skills 2

Core modules

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Surveying and Computer Aided Drawing
  • Geotechnics 1
  • Hydraulics
  • Structural Analysis and Design I
  • Introduction to Materials I
  • Infrastructure Design and Skills Project

Core modules

  • Materials 2
  • Surveying and Transportation
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Geotechnics 2
  • Water Engineering
  • Structural Analysis and Design 2
  • Civil Engineering project

Core modules

  • Applied Geotechnics and Design
  • Structural Design and Risk Management
  • Research Project
  • Water supply and Wastewater Management
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Advanced Materials

Course Fees

  Registration fee   QAR 1,000 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee   QAR 77,000 (per annum)

All fees are payable to Oryx Universal College W.L.L., Qatar; approved as a higher education provider by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar.

Career opportunities

The job opportunities for a civil engineer are wide because it is a broad field that covers many sectors and specialisations. Civil engineers can work on either construction sites or in officesthe choice depends on the individual’s passions and interests. With the transformation of the industry with digital technologies, the demand for civil engineers with modern thinking and approach is ever increasing and futureproof.

Some of the career options for you:

  • Construction inspector 
  • Project engineer 
  • Offshore engineer 
  • Geotechnical engineer 
  • Environmental / Water engineer 

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

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