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Civil and Coastal Engineering MEng (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Study at one of the world's leading centres for coastal engineering research for a professionally accredited civil and coastal engineering degree. Explore a wide range of topics from storms, climate change and coastal defence, to structural design, hydraulics and geotechnics. This course equips you with important skills increasingly in demand both in the UK and internationally, and prepares you for life as a civil and coastal engineer.You will distinguish yourself professionally with an accredited degree. You will get your career off to a flying start by spending an optional work placement year working as a paid student engineer – a great opportunity to further your knowledge and make important industry contacts. You’ll keep pace with the ever-changing discoveries, insights and thinking in the subject.* Distinguish yourself professionally with an accredited degree. Our MEng (Hons) is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), The Institute of Highway Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). You'll qualify for membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Institution of Structural Engineers.* Get your career off to a flying start by spending an optional work placement year working as a paid student engineer – a great opportunity to further your knowledge and make important industry contacts.* Study at one of the world’s leading centres for coastal engineering research – you’ll keep pace with the ever-changing discoveries, insights and thinking in the subject.* Benefit from our new £19 million Marine Building, which offers facilities for teaching water and coastal engineering. Our design project module in coastal engineering equips you to specialise in design or flood risk management and port engineering.* Draw on our teaching staff of professionally qualified experts with relevant experience from the civil engineering industry, and researchers with national and international reputations. 85 per cent of our students say our staff are good at explaining things [source: UNISTATS].* Learn a host of design skills from problem solving to sustainable development, as well as acquiring the critical thinking that plays a key role in the work of a civil engineer, including interpreting and analysing data.* Increase your employability by taking an HSE-recognised diving qualification as part of your course, allowing you to work professionally in underwater technology.* Develop your professional skills including communication, self-management, team working and leadership, all vital in obtaining graduate employment and a rewarding career.* Join our extensive network of Chartered Civil Engineers who have graduated from Plymouth University and now work at all levels in the industry both nationally and internationally.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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Entry requirements

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120 to 136 UCAS Points, a minimum of 2 A Levels to include grade A Level Maths plus applicants must also be studying a second relevant subject: ICT, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Product Design, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Further Maths, Use of Maths, Statistics, Music Technology, Physics, Technology and Design. Exclude General Studies

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 57 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    140 63%

    24th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    34th

    2

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