BS in Civil Engineering

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Program Description

As cities grow in size, demand for the kind of infrastructure designed by Civil Engineers rises. This means transportation, water supply, wastewater treatment, and flood control. In order to enhance the quality of life, these systems must be designed for safety, sustainability, and resilience. In addition to availing themselves of numerous opportunities with engineering firms, Civil Engineers can and do land jobs with various government agencies, consulting firms, and construction companies. Civil Engineers often lead or participate in projects revolving around foundation analysis, building and structural inspection, surveying, geomatics, and municipal planning. 

Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US / 84 ECTS credits), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

  • Program length: 4 years / 8 semesters.
  • Credits needed to earn the degree: 120 US / 240 ECTS credits
  • GPA needed to earn the degree: 2.0 or higher

Career Opportunities

  • Construction Manager at a construction company.
  • Civil or Structural Engineer for an architectural firm.
  • Landscape Architect for an urban beautification project.

These and many other challenging, satisfying, and lucrative opportunities await you upon graduation.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research ... Read More

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