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Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering is one of the first faculties that were established at Albaha University. The Faculty has five scientific departments: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture and Computer Engineering. Each department has a program that grant a bachelor's degree in engineering. The Faculty seeks to provide its students with a distinctive learning environment that contributes to the preparation of highly qualified engineers to contribute to the development of the Kingdom.

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Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Civil Engineering


Civil engineering is one of the most important branches of engineering and specializes in the study and design of construction projects, infrastructure, tunnels, bridges, buildings, irrigation systems, water and sewage systems, surveying and road works. The study plan of the department is designed to cover all aspects of civil engineering and provide the graduate with sufficient knowledge to be qualified to work in all those disciplines.


Civil Engineering program objectives describe the expected achievements of graduates during the first several years following graduation from the Civil Engineering program.

Graduates are expected to:

  1. Practice the civil engineering profession at the level of the  industry’s expectations.
  2. Contribute to the society in providing solutions for civil engineering problems through distinct  projects and/or innovative research.
  3. Follow the professional development accomplishments to achieve further knowledge and skills.
  4. Make judgment-based decisions with great confidence.
  5. Attain leadership positions in dealing with civil engineering issues that account for economic, environmental and social considerations.
  6. Join postgraduate programs for higher studies.


  1. To show basics of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. To recognize the knowledge of contemporary issues in civil engineering.
  3. To recognize techniques and skills using modern engineering methods and tools needed in civil engineering practices.
  4. To identify and apply knowledge of mathematics and sciences and engineering in civil engineering problems.
  5. To design and conduct experiments, and to critically analyze and interpret data.
  6. To design a system, component or process to meet desired needs of civil engineering field.
  7. To identify, formulate and solve civil engineering problems and to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context 
  8. To enhance recognition of the need for, and ability to, engage in life-long learning.
  9. To function in multi-disciplinary teams.
  10. To understand of professional and responsibility.
  11. An ability for effective oral and written communication
  12. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Potential Jobs

The areas of work of the civil engineer are diverse and include:

  1. Design and implementation of construction projects such as buildings, tunnels, bridges and dams, …
  2. Project management and calculation of quantities and costs
  3. Design and implementation of irrigation systems and water and sewage systems
  4. Engineering and structural design of roads, railways and airports
  5. Survey works, determination of the ground levels and drawing of maps