Civil Engineering

Civil engineers 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.

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

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

Core modules

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

Core modules

  • Materials
  • Surveying, Highways and Transportation
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Geotechnics
  • Water Engineering
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Civil Engineering project

Core modules

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

Course Fees


  Registration fee   QAR 1,000 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee   QAR 72,000 (per annum)
  Facilities & amenities fee   QAR 5,000 (per annum)


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.