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School of Civil Engineering

About us

Our strong links with industry, via our Industrial Advisory Committee and our employers group, ensures that we are responsive to the needs of industry in our teaching and research.

We provide an excellent educational experience in Civil Engineering, providing undergraduate degrees and masters courses in the areas of structural engineering, environmental engineering, architectural technology, sanitation and waste management and project management.

Our postgraduate research (PhD) students are undertaking a range of projects linked directly to the work within our two research institutes:

Our research feeds directly into curriculum design and teaching and our high ratings for research enable us to maintain our investment in both staff and facilities.

All academic staff are research active and have extensive knowledge and expertise accumulated over time, many of whom are leading experts in their chosen fields of specialisation.

We have long established links with industry and other international organisations, both in the UK and overseas. We also have well-established collaborative links with other schools in the University, and with other academic institutions around the world.

An international school with over 650 students from 70 countries.


School statistics

Civil student

League table positions and statistics about our school.

Engineering Project Academy

Project academy

Education and professional practice for Engineering Project Management.



We have a wide range of facilities to support our teaching and research.

Women in Engineering

Athena Swan

We hold the bronze award under the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.