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.
We are ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for Civil Engineering in the UK.
UCAS code: H200 (MEng, BEng) or H205 (BEng)
Our students typically undertake the integrated masters (MEng, BEng) as this is the most direct route to becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Industrial placements: Yes
Study abroad: Yes
Course duration: 3 or 4 years depending on option taken.
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.
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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.
This course is also accredited by EUR-ACE, the European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor and Master level.
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.
|Compulsory modules||Optional modules (choose one)|
|Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Stress Analysis||Architectural Studies 1.1|
|Engineering Surveying and Setting Out||Introduction to Environmental Sustainability|
|Civil Engineering Materials 1.1|
|Water Engineering 1.1|
|Engineering Mathematics 1.1|
|Integrated Design Project|
|Principles of Construction Management 1.1
|Compulsory modules||Optional modules (choose two)|
|Structural Design of Concrete||Sustainable Engineering Solutions|
|Structural Design of Steel||Transport Engineering and Planning 2.1|
|Structural and Stress Analysis 2.2
||Environmental Health Engineering in Developing Countries|
|Civil Engineering Materials 2.2||Principles of Construction Management 2.2|
|Integrated Design Project 2.2
||Architectural Studies: 2.2|
|Geotechnics 2.2||Building Services Engineering 2.1|
|Engineering Mathematics 2.2|
|Water Engineering 2.2
|Compulsory modules||Optional modules (choose four)|
|Structural & Stress Analysis 3.3||Architectural Studies: 3.3|
|Steel and Concrete Engineering||Transport Engineering 3.2|
|Civil Engineering Materials 3.3||Introduction to Railway Engineering|
|Geotechnics 3.3||Water Engineering 3.3|
|Integrated Design Project 3.3||Building Services Engineering 3.2|
|Design or Investigative Project (Civil and Structural Engineering)||Engineering Mathematics 3.3|
|Wastewater Engineering 3.1|
|Construction Site Fieldcourse|
|Compulsory modules||Optional modules|
|Integrated Design Project 4.4||Funding for Projects|
|Individual Research Project||Design and Management of Structures in Earthquake Zones|
|Design Optimisation - MEng|
|Advanced Concrete Design - MEng|
|Deterioration and Maintenance of Concrete Structures (MEng)|
|Applied Construction Management - MEng|
|Solid Waste Management|
|Natural Wastewater Treatment and Reuse|
|Water Resources Management and Supply|
|Foundation Engineering - MEng|
|Architecture and Urbanism|
|Construction Business Management|
|Advanced Structural Analysis - MEng|
|Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements|
|Engineering in Emergencies - MEng|
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, Sheperd Construction, McCarthy’s Associates and Furness Green Partnership.
Entry requirements for the integrated masters (MEng, BEng) and the standalone BEng are the same.
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.
English language requirements: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, t: +44 (0)113 343 2262.