BSc Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering

With a strong focus on building theoretical and practical based study, the Bsc in Civil Engineering incorporates the students to gain hand in experience in real time assignments, group projects, and co-curricular activities. The students are required to attend an internship in their vacation period as a part of their degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Construction Companies
  • Specialist Subcontractors
  • Engineering Consulting Companies
  • Government Authorities

Program Contents

Year 01

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE1011 Engineering Mechanics 04
ME1010 Engineering Design and Processes 04
EC1020 Electrical Systems 03
MA1302 Engineering Mathematics I 03
EL1202 English Language Skills I 02
CE1911 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering 02
Semester 2
ME1030 Engineering Skills Development 03
ME1040 Engineering Principles and Communication 04
MT1010 Engineering Materials 04
MA1312 Engineering Mathematics II 03
EC1441 Engineering Programming 03
EL1212 English Language Skills II 02

Year 02

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE2011 Structural Analysis I 04
CE2711 Fluid Mechanics 04
CE2021 Properties and Mechanics of Materials 03
CE2211 Civil Engineering Methods 04
MA2302 Engineering Mathematics III 03
Semester 2
CE2811 Geotechnical Engineering I 03
CE2032 Structural Design I 04
CE2042 Structural Analysis II 04
CE2051 Advanced Mechanics of Materials 03
ME2720 Introduction to Thermal Processes 02
CE2940 Civil Engineering Surveying Camp  
  Humanities I  
Industrial Training Part 1
CE2911 Industrial Training I

Year 03

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE3011 Structural Analysis III 03
CE3711 Pumps & Open Channel Flow 03
CE3021 Structural Design II 04
CE3811 Geotechnical Engineering II 03
CE3211 Civil Engineering Project and Cost Management 03
  Humanities II  
Semester 2
CE3610 Environmental Engineering 03
CE3821 Geotechnical Engineering III 03
CE3411 Transportation Engineering 03
CE3231 Project Formulation 03
CE3221 Construction Technology and Methods 03
CE3920 Civil Engineering Seminar  
Industrial Training Part 2
CE3911 Industrial Training II

Year 04

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE4211 Comprehensive Design Project I 03
CE4221 Civil Engineering Practice, Quality and Legislation 03
CE4911 Civil Engineering Project I 03
CE4740 Engineering Hydrology 03
Two Elective Modules of the following
CE4811 Foundation Engineering I 03
CE4411 Traffic Engineering and Planning 03
CE4711 Water Systems & Hydraulic Structures 03
CE4011 Finite Element Methods in Structural Engineering 03
CE4040 Structural Design III 03
CE4610 Environmental Engineering Design 03
Semester 2
CE4921 Sustainble Development in Civil Engineering 03
CE4251 Comprehensive Design Project II 03
CE4931 Civil Engineering Project II 03
CE4261 Construction Project Management 03
Two Elective Modules of the following
CE4821 Foundation Engineering II 03
CE4421 Pavement Design and Maintenance 03
CE4731 Environmental Hydraulics & Hydrology 03
CE4021 Structural Dynamics and High Rise Buildings 03
CE4031 Advanced Concrete Design 03

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 2 “C” passes and 1 “S” pass in GCE Advanced Level (Local) in the Physical Science Stream (Combined Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) in one and the same sitting and pass at the Aptitude test conducted by SLIIT 


Minimum of 2 “B” passes and 1 “C” pass in GCE Advanced Level (Cambridge or Edexcel) covering Combined Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in one and the same sitting and pass at the Aptitude test conducted by SLIIT

Fee & Funding

A semester fee of Rs. 250,000.00/= ( + Taxes ) will have to be paid to SLIIT for a period of 4 years. (Please Note that a year comprises of 2 Semesters)


February / September

Approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)