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University of Mauritius

Moka , n/a ,Mauritius

BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering

The aim of the degree programme is to provide students with a sound knowledge and understanding of the subject of Civil Engineering and the potential to practise in a range of contexts, with an awareness of their responsibilities to society and the environment, thus providing the potential for further professional training towards the requirements for registration as Professional Civil Engineers. Graduates should be capable to work in governmental, industrial and commercial organisations worldwide, follow a postgraduate route or apply the skills they have learnt in a range of other careers. 

 The programme has been designed to enable students to:

  • solve civil engineering problems in practice by applying fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering and by using modern engineering techniques, skills and tools, particularly recognising the role that computers play in engineering;
  • identify, formulate and solve civil engineering problems, particularly the planning, design, construction and operation of systems, components or processes that meet specified performance, cost, time, safety and quality needs and objectives;
  • obtain a broad education necessary to understand the impact of civil engineering solutions in a global, societal and environmental context consistent with the principles of sustainable development;
  • design and conduct experiments and to analyse and interpret data within the various civil engineering disciplines;
  • function and communicate effectively both individually and within multidisciplinary teams; · obtain a solid understanding of professional and ethical responsibility and a recognition of the need for and ability to engage in lifelong learning; and
  • experience an academic environment that facilitates and encourages learning and retention.


  • Aug Deadline: May

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelors program the Cambridge Higher School certificate is necessary or equivalent.