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Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Civil engineers design and build major structures and provide the skills and expertise to design, build and maintain the country’s infrastructure.

This programme’s strengths lie in its synthesis of scientific enquiry, engineering design and creative problem solving to tackle the challenging and complex real-life problems encountered by professional civil engineers.

WHY STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING?

  • You will take part in a week long residential, construction project, 'Constructionarium', where you will build scaled versions of iconic buildings using a range of construction materials
  • You will take part in the five week multi-disciplinary Interact project with Architecture and Quantity Surveyor students from Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow Caledonian University respectively
  • There are several engineering-focused student societies, including Glasgow University Civil Engineers (GUCE) and the Female Engineering Society (FemEng)

CAREER PROSPECTS

Recent graduates have been employed by:

  • ARUP, civil engineer
  • Jacobs Engineering Ltd, civil engineer
  • Balfour Consultancy Ltd, structural engineer
  • BAM Nuttall, civil engineer
  • Laing O’Rourke, civil engineer
  • Scottish Southern Energy, civil engineer
  • WSP Group, civil engineer
  • Atkins Global, graduate civil engineer
  • SEPA, trainee flood risk scientist

ACCREDITATION

BENG (HONS)

Accredited CEng (Partial): This degree is accredited 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.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics and Physics. (Design & Technology may be accepted in place of Physics, 3D or Product Design options only)

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 58 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    204 89%

    3rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    8th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    54th

    37

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