Road engineering and construction

Road engineering and construction

Introduction

This comprehensive course has been designed and planned to provide a thorough, reliable and up-to-date training that will be of real, practical benefit to anyone engaged on road engineering work or wishing to equip himself for a well-paid post in the important work of design, layout and construction of roads.

This course forms the part of more specialized coursework leading to more complete studies in the field of road and transportation engineering. The student will find that he have covered a substantial amount of coursework normally applicable to advanced level study in this field.

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

PART 1:

Technical Mathematics

Engineering Mathematics *

Mechanics *

Soil Mechanics *

Surveying *

1 Introduction to Transportation Engineering *

Transportation Engineering Practices *

Urban Transportation Systems *

Urban Transportation Planning *

PART 2: Select any four or more courses from the list below:

Traffic and Highway Engineering *

Airport Engineering *

Railroad Engineering *

Environmental Impact of Railroads *

Road Maintenance Management *

Principles of Pavement Design *

PART 3: Select any one subject from –

Construction Project Management *

Construction Site Management *

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + three years tertiary study in the appropriate field.

Award

FACULTY Diploma and Transcript

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