The Engineering Technologists (Holders of HND) are desirous of attaining Engineers Cadre. The required qualification to be an Engineer is the Bachelor's degree in Engineering. In a bid to assist the Technologist realize their dreams, COREN is looking at the Postgraduate Diploma Engineering programmes being run by the Universities and restructure them to provide a bridge between HND and the Bachelor's degrees programmes. In addition, the programme is designed to provide avenue for continuous academic and professional development.
The minimum entry requirement for admission into the programme is as follows:
For a candidate to qualify for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering, he must have earned at least 64 credit units of compulsory courses including the project report.
The PGD programme in Civil Engineering is a full-time course, and the duration of the study shall be a minimum of four (4) semesters.