The philosophy of the programme is to educate and train highly skilled civil engineers that will contribute to national and global technological development. To be the bedrock of the growth and development and civil process industry (CPI) in Nigeria, with the capacity to contribute to the sustainable economic growth of the country and place it amongst the best in the comity of nations. .
- Excellence in teaching and learning: Enhance the teaching effectiveness with full participation of students in the learning process.
Excellence in research: Support academic staff to reach their highest potential in research and partnership with related industry.
Transparency of Administration: Enhance the participation of academic staff in the decision making process of the department.
Quality Assurance: Establish the quality assurance system of all academic activities.
Unity in Diversity: Dedicated to the value of diversity and individuals and encourage individual growth through nurturance, service and fairness.
Culture of Collaboration: Value the synergy that results from collaboration, which enhances the learning, discovery and engagement mission of the Department.