The course in Civil Engineering aims to produce the next generation of leading Civil Engineers, with a focus on structures, materials and construction. Drawing on an impressive body of pure and applied research engineers and scientists, we will introduce you to mainstream civil engineering knowledge, ranging from geotechnical site assessment to assessing and designing structures and water engineering.
Civil Engineers for the 21st Century: facing the challenge
The next few decades promise to be amongst the most challenging ever for the Civil Engineering community. Increasing populations, progressive urbanisation and ongoing economic development, not to mention climate change and the persistent risk of extreme events, already present many threats to infrastructure.
As a result, civil engineers need to draw deeply on their knowledge, skills and ability to innovate through design and use of materials. Doing this they provide essential facilities such as sustainable structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and flood protection and waste management, while minimising the negative impacts on communities and the environment.
Alongside this, we will explore the role of the engineer in current and future projects, following the sustainable cradle to grave approach called for by major institutions such as the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Our course has been designed very much as a hands-on learning experience. You will learn fundamental theory, and then have the opportunity to test and apply much of that theory through design in the laboratory, using advanced software, and during field work. Professional engineers working with major clients, consultancies and contractors contribute to the course delivery, bringing real world experience to the course.
This course aims to produce the next generation of civil engineers with a focus on sustainable structures and construction, fully equipped to play leading professional roles in industry and the wider local, national and global community.
Construction and Sustainability
Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering and Surveying
Fundamentals of Structures
Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
Analytical Methods and Skills for Civil Engineers
Civil Engineering Materials
Civil Engineering Hydraulics
Sustainable Construction and Professional Skills
Work Placement (for thick-sandwich mode of study)
Major Individual Project
Construction Contracts, Business and Sustainability
Steel and Concrete Design
Innovative Construction Materials
Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).
Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.
All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.
IELTS band : 6 CAE score : 60(Grade C)
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GCSE Mathematics grade C and GCSE English grade C are also required.
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.
Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students
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