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Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: H200

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our professionally accredited Civil Engineering BEng Honours degree equips you with core engineering knowledge and a wide range of practical skills for a career in this vital sector.

Course overview

This professionally accredited, three-year degree will equip you with the broad-ranging engineering knowledge needed to design, create, and connect the world around us.

This design-intensive programme has a practical focus and, from day one, you'll have the opportunity to carry out hands-on work in our specialist facilities.

You'll gain real-world experience of designing innovative and sustainable solutions to help society address global challenges such as climate change, population growth and resource scarcity.

You'll emerge as a well-rounded engineer, with knowledge and skills across all five civil engineering disciplines – infrastructure, modelling and informatics, environmental systems, human and management systems, and surveying.

Professional accreditation

This degree is professionally accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), which is made up of the following four professional bodies:

  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
  • Institute of Highway Engineers

The JBM works with universities to ensure their degree programmes develop professional engineers who will continue to provide a global contribution to sustainable, economic growth and ethical standards.

Teaching methods

You'll learn through:

  • lectures
  • practical work
  • site visits
  • individual study
  • group work
  • tutorials
  • lab work

Work placement

This civil engineering degree is also available with a year's work placement, as a four-year programme.

You'll apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place in Stage 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

Placements are subject to availability.

Your future

When you graduate from this programme, you'll be highly employable with a diverse and transferable skill set, alongside the very specialist skills needed to succeed as a civil or structural engineer.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work in roles such as:

  • graduate civil engineer
  • graduate structural engineer
  • consultant to architect
  • design-build contractor

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,200per 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 : ABB

Including Mathematics and one of Physics, Chemistry or Biology but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Physics or Dual Award Science (minimum grade B or 6) required if Physics not offered at A or AS level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 58 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    131 57%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    8th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    46th

    17

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