Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering with Second Major in Sustainability

Single Degree with 2nd Major

Today’s Civil Engineers contribute to the liveability and sustainability of our environment. This programme provides Civil Engineering students with additional concept of sustainability strives to maintain the health of our world for the benefit of current and future generations.


NTU Civil Engineering programme provides a unique engineering education that prepares students to address the challenges of sustainability in future cities. The programme prepares Civil Engineering students for careers related to Urban Infrastructures & Solutions. The civil engineering courses in the programme can be broadly categorised into Infrastructure Development and Urban Solutions.

Infrastructure development

  • Examples of courses: Structural Analysis, Project Management & Planning, Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics, Construction Technology & Processes

Urban solutions

  • Examples of courses: Civil Engineering & Sustainable Built Environment, Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Inland and Coastal Flood Management, Transport Engineering, Highway Engineering

Our curriculum also includes Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (ICC) Courses and Broadening & Deepening Electives. 

With the Second Major in Sustainability, students will understand how our environment, economy and society interact, applying this to technological innovation and communicating readily with decision makers, in order to maintain the health of our world for the benefit of current and future generations.

  • 4 years direct honours programme
  • Accredited and globally recognised programme

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level

  • Pass in H2 Level Mathematics, and
  • Pass in H2 Level Biology/ Chemistry/ Computing/ Physics, and
  • Pass in H1/ ‘O’ Level Physics1 or equivalent

Polytechnic Diploma

  • A diploma from one of the local polytechnics,
  • Relevant diplomas will be considered for exemption from selected courses,
  • For a list of acceptable local diplomas, please refer here.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Pass in Higher Level Mathematics, and
  • Pass in Higher Level Biology/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Physics, and
  • Pass in Standard Level Physicsor equivalent

NUS High School Diploma

  • Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics, and
  • Major CAP of 2.0 in Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics, and
  • Overall CAP of 2.0 in Physicsor equivalent 

 International & Other Qualifications

  • Pass in Senior High School Level Mathematics, and
  • Pass in Senior High School Level Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics, and
  • Pass in Junior High School Level Physics4


1   Pass in H1 Level / ‘O’ Level Physics is only applicable to applicants who have not read H2 Level Physics. Applicants with a good grade in 'O' Level Combined Science [(Physics and Chemistry) or (Physics and Biology)] will be considered.
2   Pass in Standard Level Physics is only applicable to applicants who have not read Higher Level Physics.
3   Overall CAP of 2.0 in Physics is only applicable to applicants who have not majored in Physics.
4   Pass in Junior High School Level Physics is only applicable to applicants who have not read Senior High School Level Physics.

Applicants with only a H1 Level / ‘O’ Level pass in Physics are required to read 'PH1012 Physics A' instead of 'PH1011 Physics' in their first semester. Computer Engineering and Computer Science students will read 'SC1013 Physics for Computing' instead.

International Students
International students must have completed at least 12 years of general education, or will be taking Year 12 national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission. In addition to fulfilling the minimum entry requirements, applicants must also satisfy the minimum subject requirements. For further details, please refer here.


Admission matters are handled by the Office of Admissions. For further information and enquiry, please contact the  Office of Admissions.

Students with outstanding Singapore GCE ‘A’ Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) and NUS High School Diploma results may be eligible for exemptions from up to 3 selected first-year courses, more details could be found via the following link.

Students with outstanding Poly Diploma results may be eligible for exemptions from selected courses. 

Besides the Core Programme Requirement, students need to fulfill a minimum total of 30 AU (compulsory courses + electives + interdisciplinary project) for Second Major in Sustainability

  1. 5 compulsory courses, 1 course in each knowledge area (People, Planet, Profit, Practice, and Policy)
  2. Elective Courses
  3. Interdisciplinary Project (3AU)

Further information on Second Major in Sustainability can be found on this page.

Details on curriculum structure can be found on this page.

Our graduates have been in diverse exciting jobs in various sectors.

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NTU Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) degree Programme accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB). An accreditation Team established by the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), and IES was admitted as a full signatory of Washington Accord in June 2006, hence our program is recognized internationally by Professional Bodies of the Washington Accord signatory countries. Our Programme will accredited once in every five years.

There are more than 40 minors available. Some popular minors are as follows,

  • Minor in Business
  • Minor in International Trading

Full list could be found via the following link.

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