Courses Catalogue

Final Year Project Proposal (fyp)

COURSE CODE: FYP4100
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course deals with the application of the design concepts taught in the civil Engineering profession. During the first semester, the student is expected to develop a research project proposal and defend it through an oral presentation.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To simulate real life situations related to civil Engineering and impart adequate training so that confidence to face and tackle any problem in the field is developed in the college itself.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Develop skills to identify and conceptualise a technical problem in his area of specialty, which can be addressed through scientific means.

·        Determine appropriate tools for data collection and analysis to come up with a scientific solution to a technical problem.

·        Gain proposal writing skills to address challenges in the industry

·        Gain expertise in defending and refining project proposals.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Define an engineering problem and determine appropriate tools to address it.

·        Produce a research project proposal that is word processed and in bound form.

Present and defend the proposal orally before a panel of examiners.