Higher National Diploma Building Technology Department (HND)

Structure of the Programme (Semester-by-semester schedule/structure, of course, showing the credit value of each course). These are presented in the tables below

First Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
AFS101 African Studies I 2.0
BUT101 Building Science I 4.0
BUT103 Building Materials I 4.0
BUT105 Strength of Materials I 2.0
BUT107 Building Drawing I 2.0
BUT109 Construction Technology I 3.0
CLT101 Computer Literacy I 2.0
COS101 Communication Skills I 2.0
MAT101 Building Mathematics I 2.0
Totals 23.0


First Year, Second Semester
Code Title Credits
BUT102 Building Science II 2.0
BUT104 Land surveying I 3.0
BUT106 Strength of Materials II 2.0
BUT108 Building Drawing II 2.0
BUT110 Construction Technology II 3.0
CLT102 Computer Literacy II 2.0
COS102 Communication Skills II 2.0
INA102 Industrial Attachment 2.0
MAT102 Building Mathematics II 2.0
Totals 20.0


Second Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
BUT201 Building Services I 2.0
BUT203 Land Surveying II 3.0
BUT205 Strength of Materials III 2.0
BUT207 Measurement of Construction Works I 2.0
BUT209 Construction Technology III 3.0
BUT211 Construction Estimation I 3.0
BUT213 Site organization and Procedures 3.0
BUT217 Environmental Impact of Construction Activities 2.0
BUT219 Construction Accounting 2.0
Totals 22.0


Second Year, Second Semester
Code Title Credits
BUT202 Building Services II 2.0
BUT204 Research Methodology 2.0
BUT206 Theory and Design of Structures I 3.0
BUT208 Measurement of Construction Works II 2.0
BUT210 Construction Technology IV 3.0
BUT212 Building Maintenance 2.0
BUT216 Construction Estimation II 3.0
ETP202 Entrepreneurship 3.0
INA202 Industrial Attachment 2.0
Totals 22.0


Third Year, First Semester
Code Title Credits
BUT301 Building Law I 2.0
BUT303 Building Management 2.0
BUT305 Theory and Design of Structures II 3.0
BUT307 Measurement of Construction Works III 2.0
BUT309 Construction Technology V 3.0
BUT313 Project Work Phase I 1.0
BUT315 Computer Application 2.0
BUT317 Technical Report Writing 2.0
Totals 17.0


Third Year, Second Semester
Code Title Credits
BUT302 Building Law II 0.0
BUT304 Building Economics 0.0
BUT306 Human Relations in the Construction Industry 0.0
BUT308 Contract Administration 0.0
BUT310 Marketing of Construction Products 0.0
BUT314 Project Work Final Phase 0.0
BUT316 Project Planning and Control 0.0
Totals 0.0