The Department of Civil Engineering offers a cutting-edge curriculum, blending academic theory and practical activities. A variety of methods have been adopted to enhance the learning and teaching process involving formal lectures, course notes, study guides, directed reading, class tutorials, practical/laboratory sessions, field trips, assignments, individual and group projects.
The Department is committed to building ‘active learning’ into all learning and teaching activities to strengthen student engagement. Special emphasis is placed on innovation, project management, team work and practical/problem-solving capabilities in order to help students develop into professional engineers. The Department has an overall goal of incorporating active learning into all areas of undergraduate teaching.
Active learning initiatives that are being piloted in Department include: