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Civil and Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) (with a placement year) BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

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 need as an engineer.A placement year in industry, taken in year three of the programme, enables you to build contacts whilst developing your skills and professional confidence.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 also offer a 5-year MEng version of the programme. The additional academic year enables further study of the technical and managerial aspects of civil and structural engineering, and provides the fastest route to Chartered Engineer status. **Professional accreditation**This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council as:1. Fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng)2. Partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng)A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng.The degree is also recognised by ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).**Placement** This programme offers you the opportunity to take up a placement year working in industry in your third year.The placement year is an excellent way to develop your professional experience, build industry contacts, and gain insight into the day-to-day work of a professional engineer.After completing your placement you’ll return to complete the final year of the programme, and apply all you’ve learnt to studies. Many students continue their relationship with their placement employers - working for them part-time, developing final year projects with them or going back to them into graduate positions.**Rankings**Civil Engineering at the University of Bradford is ranked 7th in the UK in the Guardian University League Table 2022.Our BEng / MEng in Civil and Structural Engineering received 91% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,124per year

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University information

University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 58 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 50%

    46th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    41st

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    7th

    13

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