Civil and Structural Engineering

Civil and Structural Engineering

This BEng programme equips you with the underlying knowledge and skills you need to become a creative Civil and Structural Engineer, capable of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of sustainable structures and transport infrastructure systems.

Civil and structural Engineering involves the design, construction and maintenance and repair infrastructure such as roads and bridges, buildings, and underground transport systems.

You’ll develop a broad knowledge of geotechnical, structural, environmental and management aspects of civil engineering, and gain the computing, mathematical, drawing and communication skills you'll need as an engineer.

On completion of the programme you’ll be able to enter range of graduate civil engineering roles. Our employability rate is 97% - one of the highest in the UK. You’ll be joining a dynamic profession with a high demand for skilled graduates, and contribute to the prosperity of our society.

We offer a 4-year MEng course, the additional academic year enables further study of the technical and managerial aspects of civil and structural engineering and provides the fastest route to gain Chartered Engineer status.

Both the BEng and MEng courses can be taken with an additional placement year spent in industry to improve employability. You may also have the opportunity to study abroad.

Professional Accreditation/Recognition
This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators which includes the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Highway Engineers and the Institution of Highways and Transportation, and satisfies the educational base to becoming an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This course is also recognised by ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).