Master of Technology in Water and Environmental Engineering

Duration: 2 Years
Semesters: 4 Semesters
Credit Hours Per Semester:

Semester 1 = 20 Credit Hrs

Semester 2 = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 3  = 17 Credit Hrs

Semester 4  = 12 Credit Hrs

Total Credit Hours: 70 credit Hours
Dean of Faculty: Prof. Mike Agbesi Acheampong
Head of Department: Dr. Prince Appiah  Owusu
Exam Officer: Mr. Jack Nti Asamoah

 

COURSE OUTLINE

YEAR 1, BLOCK 1 (SEMESTER 1)

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 601 Environmental Chemistry and Biotechnology 3 0 3
CVE 603 Waste Management Technology 3 2 4
CVE 605 Ecosystems and Ecological Engineering 3 2 4
CVE 607 Environmental Sampling and Data Analysis 3 0 3
CVE 609 EIA 3 0 3
CVE 611 Seminar 0 6 3
TOTAL 15 10 20

 

YEAR 1, BLOCK 2 (SEMESTER 2)

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 602 Integrated Water Resource Management 3 0 3
CVE 604 Water Treatment and Supply 3 2 4
CVE 606 Waste Water Treatment and Disposal 3 2 4
CVE 608 Socio-economic and Environmental Evaluation of Water Projects 3 0 3
CVE 610 Applied Hydraulics 3 0 3
CVE 612 Group Project 0 8 4
TOTAL 15 12 21

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 3 (SEMESTER 3)

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 701 Urban Drainage and Hydrology 3 0 3
CVE 703 Research Methods 2 0 2
TOTAL 5 24 17

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 4 (SEMESTER 4)

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 702 Final Project Work/Dissertation 0 24 12
TOTAL 0 24 12

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a B.Tech or B.Sc. Civil/Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification. Holders of Degrees in relevant Engineering disciplines can also apply. HND Civil or Chemical Engineering with two (2) years industry experience can also apply.

Preference will be given to applicants with 1st Class and 2nd Class Upper Honours.  Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications will have to pass an interview before admission into the programme.

Holders of HND Civil or Chemical Engineering with three (3) yeaars industrial experience will be required to pass a selection interview, and do six (6) months top-up course before admission into MTech Programme
 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To successfully graduate from MTech in Water and Evironmental Engineering, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have passed all courses under the programme
  • Have accumulated a total of 70 credit hours
  • Have completed and passed  the final project work
  • Have obtained a cumulative weighted average (CWA)  of at least 50 and
  • have results confirmed by Academic Board of Kumasi Technical University

 

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