Bachelor of Civil Engineering - BIBYG-F

Short description

See Norwegian version.

Expected learning outcomes


  • The candidate has a thorough knowledge of the art building, and knowledge that provides a holistic system perspective on the field of engineering.
  • The candidate has basic knowledge of mathematics, science and relevant social studies and economics and knows how they are integrated in the development, design, manufacture and operation of Planning and Building.
  • The candidate knows how building technology solutions have evolved in modern times, and civil engineer's role in society.
  • The candidate has knowledge of the social, environmental, ethical and economic consequences of the construction works the building engineer design and construct.
  • The candidate knows research challenges, scientific methodology and working methods.
  • The candidate can independently update the knowledge, both through literature searching, contact with experts, users and practices.


  • The candidate is able to apply and adapt knowledge to solve theoretical and practical problems by innovation, problem formulation, analysis, specification, solution generation, evaluation, selection and reporting.
  • The candidate has engineer professional digital skills, can work in relevant laboratories and use methods and tools that contribute to analytical, structured, targeted and innovative work.
  • The candidate can identify, plan and carry out the planning and construction professional projects, assignments, tests and experiments both independently and in cooperation.
  • The candidate is able to find, relate critically to, use and refer to relevant information, literature and technical material, and present and discuss this so that it highlights a problem, both written and oral.
  • The candidate can contribute with new ideas, innovation and entrepreneurship in the development and realization of sustainable and socially beneficial products, systems and solutions.

General Competence

  • The candidate is aware of environmental, ethical and economic implications when buildings and infrastructure are designed and constructed, and has the ability to see these both locally and in a global lifetime perspective.
  • The candidate can communicate barley academic knowledge to different audiences, both orally and in writing, in English and Norwegian, and is capable to contribute to public debate in order to highlight the consequences of different technical solutions for our society.
  • The candidate is aware of his/her own knowledge and skills, has respect for other disciplines and professionals, can contribute to interdisciplinary work and can adapt the professional practice to the actual work situation and conditions.
  • The candidate can participate actively in the planning and construction professional discussions, and has abilities to share knowledge and experiences with others and contribute to the development of good practice within the construction industry.

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