A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
A discipline of professional engineering, civil engineering has to do with designing, constructing and maintaining manmade structures such as dams, canals and roads. The term “civil” is used to distinguish this field from military engineering.
To gain admission into the Nigerian universities (both public and private universities are in every state of the federation including the FCT), a prospective student has to sit for and successfully pass the UME(Universities Matriculation Examination) which is administered by JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board). Also individual universities regularly screen prospective candidates to make sure they are up to par for university level work in Nigeria.
Top Master Programs in Civil Engineering in Nigeria 2017
The Department of Civil Engineering offers graduate courses leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil Engineering; Masters of Engineering (M.Eng) in Structures and Geotechnical Engineering; and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Structures and Geotechnical Engineering degrees. [+]