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Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Do you have what it takes to plan, design, construct and manage large-scale building projects, from roads to skyscrapers?On this BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree course, you’ll get to grips with the theory, methods and skills needed for a career in civil engineering, in the city that gave the world Isambard Kingdom Brunel.You’ll learn how to design, construct, operate and maintain the infrastructure that supports everything from buildings and transportation to public amenities.**Accredited by**This course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers – meeting in full the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and in part the academic requirement for Chartered Engineer (CEng).100% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Create your own designs and models- Carry out materials and structures testing, fluid flow modelling and soil investigation- Use our environmental laboratory located at a sewage treatment works- Apply your skills to practical problems as part of our partnerships with local and global organisations- Boost your future career opportunities with the option to study practical diving and underwater engineering, and gain a recognised diving qualification- Get out of the classroom with visits to the Isle of Wight and construction sites around the city, plus a field trip to the National Construction College in Norfolk- Enjoy insights from industry specialists – recent guest speakers include practitioners from ICE, Atkins, MWH, Portsmouth Water, Mott MacDonald, Portsmouth City Council, Colas and Parsons Brinckerhoff- Fully meets the educational base to become an Incorporated Engineer and partially meets the educational base to become a Chartered Engineer**Careers and opportunities**What can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?The skills you develop on this course are highly sought-after by employers in fields such as:- civil and structural engineering- civil engineering contracting- construction engineeringWhat jobs can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?Roles our graduates have taken on include:- civil and structural consultancy engineer- civil engineering contractor- graduate structural engineer- construction engineerOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career."The placement furthered my skills in problem-solving, communication, time management, teamwork and individual initiatives." Thomas Glenn, Civil Engineering Student

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 57 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    112 50%

    52nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    43rd

    6

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