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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This new course, launched for 2020, will address a key skills gap in the UK. It is designed to be contemporary, innovative and to meet the needs of industry.The core subjects at the heart of the degree – structures, materials, geotechnics, transport infrastructure engineering and construction management – will equip you with the key expertise, and an additional specialism, to enhance your employability. You will learn through a variety of different methods, from lectures to practical exercises. More details on specific teaching methods and assessments will follow soon. Specific details on modules will follow in due course, but please see an outline of the content of each year below. Year 1Modules in your first year will build your fundamental knowledge of the sector and relevant disciplines. To introduce you to the world of civil engineering, topics covered will include construction, materials, mechanics and mathematical skills.Year 2In the second year, you will build on your existing knowledge and advance your understanding of the civil engineering sector through more specialist modules.Year 3You spend the third year on a professional placement, which is usually paid, gaining valuable industry experience. The construction industry in the West Midlands is particularly buoyant, providing a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate placements.Final yearThis year will feature a main research project, as well as a design project. You will study core civil engineering modules and have a choice of additional modules to enable you to specialise in either transport infrastructure engineering or construction management.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,800per 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 : BCC - BBC

BBC: including a min grade B in Mathematics. Science or technical A-Levels preferred but not essential for the other two other A-Level subjects - Standard offer BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade BBCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)


University information

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

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