Diploma in Civil Engineering

Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Water Engineering is:

1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 credits in Science subjects

2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 Principal pass and two subsidiaries in science subjects obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

3. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.

4. A Certificate in Engineering programmes obtained from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Duration of the Program

The minimum period to complete the Diploma in Water Engineering is two years.

Year One Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DWE 1101 Building Construction I

30

60

60

4

DWE 1102 Engineering Mathematics I

40

40

60

4

DWE 1103 Surveying I

40

40

60

4

DWE 1104 Engineering Drawing

30

60

60

4

DWE 1105 Engineering Materials & Concrete Technology I

30

30

45

3

DWE 1106 Carpentry and Fabrication Work

30

60

60

4

DWE 1107 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DWE 1108 Water Engineering Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

230

470

465

31

Year One Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DWE 1201 Engineering Materials & Concrete Technology II

30

30

45

3

DWE 1202 Building Construction II

30

60

60

4

DWE 1203 Engineering Mathematics II

40

40

60

4

DWE 1204 Surveying II

40

40

60

4

DWE 1205 Communication Skills

40

40

60

4

DWE 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DWE 1207 Water Engineering Project II

10

130

75

5

DWE 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

220

520

480

32

Year Two Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DWE 2101 Water Treatment

45

60

75

5

DWE 2102 Quantity Surveying & Specifications I

25

40

45

3

DWE 2103 Engineering Mathematics III

40

40

60

4

DWE 2104 Surveying III

40

40

60

4

DWE 2105 Statics & Structures I

30

30

45

3

DWE 2106 Engineering Software

20

50

45

3

DWE 2107 Hydrology, Water Supply and Irrigation

30

30

45

3

DWE 2108 Water Engineering Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

240

420

450

30

Year Two Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DWE 2201 Site Organisation & Management

30

30

45

3

DWE 2202 Entrepreneurship Skills

50

20

60

4

DWE 2203 Statics & Structures II

30

30

45

3

DWE 2204 Quantity Surveying & Specifications II

25

40

45

3

DWE 2205 Geology And Soils

30

30

45

3

DWE 2206 Sanitation And Drainage

30

90

75

5

DWE 2207 Fluid Mechanics And Hydraulics

30

30

45

3

DWE 2208 Water Engineering Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

235

400

435

29

Program Load

To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Water Engineering, a candidate must obtain 122 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 31
Year One Semester Two 32
Year Two Semester One 30
Year Two Semester Two 29

Total 122