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Civil and Structural Engineering (Europe) MEng, BEng

MEng, BEng Civil and Structural Engineering (Europe)


The Civil and Structural Engineering course offers a route to an accredited degree, providing a broad education across the major areas of civil engineering. The course prepares you for the demands of a civil engineering career, with ample opportunities for developing communication skills, group working, research skills and self-directed study.

The course offers the flexibility to tailor your education to reflect your interests and career plans, whilst still maintaining the rigorous standards of an accredited degree.

In the third year, of the MEng, you will spend a year at an approved university in the EU (outside the UK), being taught in the local language enabling you to develop your language skills, an attribute valued by many employers. Students have been to France, Germany, Portugal and Spain. However, placements in other EU countries are also possible.

UCAS code: H290
Industrial placements: Yes
Study abroad: Yes
Course duration: 4 years
Start date: September
Course fees: UK/EU: £9,000 International: £16,500
Information about living expenses and financial support can be found on the University's website.
Scholarships: Scholarships and bursaries worth up to £8,000 available.
Accreditation: This degree has been accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators and is recognised by the Engineering Councill for the purposes of meeting in full the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Institution of Civil Engineers Institution of Structural Engineers Institute of Highway EngineersChartered Institute of Highways and Transportation

This course is also accredited by EUR-ACE, the European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor and Master level.


2015 entry
This course is available for entry in September 2015.
Fees and scholarships: tbc.


The tables below show the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2013. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which is a tool designed for current students to select modules.

If you are looking to start your studies in September 2014 a list of modules is available in the 2014 brochure.

This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content or our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.

Year 3

Compulsory modules Optional modules
MEng Third Year Abroad Construction Site Fieldcourse


Career options

Recent graduates of this course have successfully secured positions such
as Graduate Civil Engineers, Graduate Engineers, Graduate Structural Engineers
and Project Coordinators with organisations such as Roscoe Capita, Babtie Group, Price and Myers, AMEC Group Ltd, BT, Mowlem Engineering, JSM Design Ltd, White Young and Green, Shepherd Construction, McCarthy’s Associates and Furness Green Partnership.

Entry requirements

A-level: AAA including Mathematics (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking).

BTEC Extended Diploma: D*DD including an appropriate amount of level 3 Mathematics.

Engineering or Construction Diploma: Grade A plus A-level (A2) Mathematics grade A or higher. AS-level Mathematics considered.

IB: 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level Mathematics.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of alternative UK and international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirements: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification.

How to apply

All undergraduate applications should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS).

If you require any further information please contact our admissions team,
e:, t: +44 (0)113 343 2262.