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MEngCivil Engineering

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Overview

Civil engineering is arguably one of the oldest engineering disciplines. It arose from the basic human needs for shelter, safety and warmth. The size of the challenge has grown, but the basic requirements are the same – to keep people warm, safe and secure.

In addition, civil engineers now need to consider the environment and the impact that all new buildings and infrastructure development has on the world around us. They face the demands of maintaining and updating existing assets, whilst also designing and constructing new ones. From designing state of the art sports stadia and transport hubs, to keeping houses and livelihoods safe from flood damage, to ensuring the provision of renewable safe energy sources, civil engineers have designed and built the modern world as we know it. This degree, together with our 3000m² of specialist and integrated engineering laboratories, prepares you for all of these challenges.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Design and Materials (30 credits)
Engineering Professional Skills 1 (30 credits)
Practical and Experimental Skills (30 credits)
Engineering Mathematics 1 (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Construction Management and Technology (15 credits)
Engineering Geology (15 credits)
Hydraulics (15 credits)
Soil Mechanics (15 credits)
Structural Design (15 credits)
Structural Mechanics (15 credits)
Attributes for Employability and Professional Development for Engineers
Engineering Mathematics 2 (15 credits)
Materials 2 (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Engineering Analysis and Applications (15 credits)
Geotechnics (15 credits)
Structural Analysis (15 credits)
Individual Project (30 credits)
Engineering Professional Skills 3 (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Design of Concrete Structures (15 credits)
Bridge Design and Assessment (15 credits)
Water Engineering (15 credits)

Year 4
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Computer Modelling of Civil Engineering Problems (15 credits)
Analysis and Design for Seismic Action (15 credits)
Highway Engineering (15 credits)
Principles of Management for Civil Engineering. (15 credits)
Analysis and Management of Risk in Civil Engineering (15 credits)
Group Industrial Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Water and Wastewater Engineering (15 credits)
Advanced Geotechnical Engineering (15 credits)

Career opportunities

These programmes are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work as a professional engineer. Career options include roles in construction, the water industry, and environmental and coastal defence. You could also pursue postgraduate study.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States