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 6th in The Guardian league table and 8th in The Sunday Times league table for Civil Engineering in the UK.
UCAS code: H200
Industrial placements: Yes
Study abroad: No
Delivery option: MEng (4 years, full-time) or BEng (3 years, full-time)
Start date: September
Course fees: Home/EU: £9,000 International: £16,200
Information about living expenses and financial support can be found on the University's website.
Scholarships: Up to £4,000 scholarships available.
Course brochure: Download
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 2012. 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 2013 a list of modules can be found in the brochure. Detailed module descriptions will appear here in May 2013.
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|
|Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Stress Analysis||Preparatory Mathematics For Engineers|
|Engineering Surveying and Setting Out||Architectural Studies 1.1|
|Civil Engineering Materials 1.1||Introduction to Environmental Sustainability|
|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 3.1|
|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 3.4|
|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|
|Advanced Water Engineering|
|Natural Wastewater Treatment and Reuse|
|Integrated Water Resources Management|
|Foundation Engineering - MEng|
|Architecture and Urbanism|
|Construction Business Management|
|Advanced Structural Analysis - MEng|
|Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements|
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.
AAA at A level including Mathematics, two A levels and two AS level may be considered. AS level mathematics considered.
Engineering or Construction Diploma grade A plus A-level (A2) Mathematics grade A or higher. AS level mathematics considered.
IB: 37 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level mathematics and physics.
English language requirements: A pass at GCSE level in English Language (grade C or above). If English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English and you will need to meet our minimum requirements.
All undergraduate applications should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS).
If you require any further information please contact the Undergraduate Admissions team, e: email@example.com, t: +44 (0)113 343 2262.