Civil Engineering MEng

Want to follow in the footsteps of famous civil engineers, such as Isambard Kingdom Brunel, studying in the city he was born in?

On this MEng Civil Engineering integrated Master's degree course, you'll get to grips with the theory and practice needed for a career in civil engineering and graduate with a postgraduate qualification.

What can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?

The skills you develop on this course are highly sought-after by employers in fields such as:

  • civil and structural engineering
  • civil engineering contracting
  • construction engineering

What jobs can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?

Roles our graduates have taken on include:

  • civil and structural consultancy engineer
  • civil engineering contractor
  • graduate structural engineer
  • construction engineer

Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service will help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships and voluntary roles that will complement your studies.

What you'll study on this MEng Civil Engineering degree course

Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits.

In each year, you need to study modules worth a total of 120 credits. For example, 4 modules worth 20 credits and 1 module worth 40 credits.

Due to changing circumstances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we may need to make changes to courses to ensure your safety and to ensure compliance with Government guidelines. We'll provide you with as much notice as possible of any such changes. Your course leader will inform you of these. Changes may include things such as modules being taught in teaching block 2 instead of teaching block 1 and teaching activities occurring in smaller group sizes.

Maths and stats support

The Maths Cafe offers free advice and assistance with mathematical skills in a friendly, informal environment. You can come to our daily drop-in sessions, develop your maths skills at a workshop or use our online resources.

Teaching

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • lectures
  • workshops
  • seminars
  • group work

There's an emphasis on learning through field trips, lab work and practical opportunities to put your knowledge into practice.

How you'll spend your time

Each academic year is divided into 2 teaching blocks and 2 assessment periods:

  • Teaching block 1 - September to December (October to December for some courses in 2020/21 only)
  • Assessment period 1 - January (and early February for some courses in 2020/21 only)
  • Teaching block 2 - January to May (February to May for some courses in 2020/21 only)
  • Assessment period 2 - May to June

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed through:

  • written exams
  • web assessments
  • essays and reports
  • project presentations
  • a dissertation

You'll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.

You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

The way you're assessed may depend on the modules you select. As a guide, students on this course last year were typically assessed as follows:

  • Year 1 students: 68% by written exams, 4% by practical exams and 28% by coursework
  • Year 2 students: 63% by written exams, 4% by practical exams and 33% by coursework
  • Year 3 students: 30% by written exams, 8% by practical exams and 62% by coursework
  • Year 4 students: 13% by written exams, 43% by practical exams and 44% by coursework

Course costs

Tuition fees (2021 start)

  • UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students - £9,250 per year (may be subject to annual increase)
  • EU students - £9,250 a year (including Transition Scholarship)
  • International (non-EU) students - £17,600 per year (subject to annual increase)

Tuition fees terms and conditions

Additional course costs

These course-related costs aren't included in the tuition fees. So you'll need to budget for them when you plan your spending.

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Accredited: Yes

MEng Award
September Start
Full-time, Sandwich Study Mode
4 years Duration

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