Master in Civil Engineering

University of Tripoli - Department of Civil Engineering


The mission of the department of civil engineering is to offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs according to international standards in all sub-areas of civil engineering.

The department also offers other skill development courses that add value to student competencies.

The department is dedicated to promote quality education, research and consultancy for industrial and societal needs.


The purpose of the program is to equip the engineer with the analytical, experimental and computational expertise necessary to solve structural problems. The program focuses on structural behavior, design and analysis of structures.


1- Develop a spirit of scientific inquiry, research skills, and independent thought and expression.

2- Develop creativity and imagination.

3- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

4- Develop professional expertise and leadership in the fields of civil Engineering

5- Apply advanced studies to serve the broader community by involving students in scientific inquiry and in outreach activity

Certificate Rewarded

Master of Civil Engineering

Entry Reuirements

Must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.

To pass the differentiation exam successfully.

Study Plan

The Master in Civil Engineering prepares students to qualify for Master in Civil Engineering. The student studies several subjects which have been carefully chosen in this major to cover its different aspects.

It comprises 4 Semesters of study, in which the student will study a total of 130 units, which include 0 units of general subjects, and 0 major units

Study plan for this program is shown below:

1st Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
CE601 Structural Mechanics and Theory of Elasticity 03 Compulsory +

CE602 Structural Materials and Concrete Technology 03 Compulsory +

GE609 Numerical Methods in Engineering 03 General +

2nd Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
CE603 Advanced Structural Analysis 03 Compulsory +

CE604 Behavior and Design of Reinforced and 03 Compulsory +

CE605 Behavior and Design of Steel Structures 03 Compulsory +

3rd Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
CE606 Finite Element Applications 03 Elective +

CE607 Advanced Structural Dynamics 03 Elective +

4th Semester

Code Title Credits Course Type Prerequisite
CE608 Theory of Plates and Shells 03 Elective +

CE609 Theory of Structural Stability 03 Elective +