Bachelor of Science in Irrigation Engineering

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Engineering Drawing (AGE124)22.00

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)13.50
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Surveying I (AGE213)13.50
Construction Drawing (IRE211)12.00
Engineering Mathematics (AGE212)13.50
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Workshop Practice and Technology I (AGE218)11.50
Construction Methods (IRE222)22.50
Workshop Practice and Technology II (AGE228)21.50
Civil Engineering Procedures & Quantity Surveying (IRE221)22.50
Surveying II (AGE223)23.50
Environmental and Physical Geography (IRE226)23.00
Principles of Irrigation (AGE221)23.00
Fluid Mechanics (IRE223)23.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Hydrology and Agrometeorolgy (IRE311)13.00
Irrigation Engineering Research Project I (IRE310)10.50
Soil Mechanics and Cultivation (AGE313)13.00
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Statics and Strength of Materials (AGE312)13.00
Engineering Hydraulics (IRE312)13.00
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (IRE326)23.00
Processing & Storage Technology (AGE321)23.00
Computation Methods in Irrigation Engineering (IRE322)22.50
Hydraulic Structures (IRE325)23.00
Irrigation Engineering Research Project II (IRE320)20.50
Hydrogeology (IRE324)22.00
Surface Irrigation Systems Design (IRE323)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Irrigation Water Management (IRE411)13.00
Water Supply and Sanitation (AGE416)12.00
Drainage System Design (IRE415)13.00
Irrigation Engineering Research Project III (IRE410)11.00
Pressurised Irrigation Systems Design (IRE414)13.50
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Geotechnics (IRE413)13.00
Environmental Management of Irrigation Projects (IRE423)22.00
Irrigation Scheme Management (IRE422)21.50
Human Resources Management (ABM422)22.50
Structural Design (AGE426)23.00
Irrigation Equipment and Machinery (IRE421)22.00
Land Use Planning (AGE424)22.00
Irrigation Engineering Research Project IV (IRE420)22.00

5 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Internship in Agricultural Engineering (AGE450)120.00
Internship in Agricultural Engineering (AGE450)120.00