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Civil Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons)

City, University of London

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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

Civil engineers provide scientific and technical expertise to the construction industry. On this course you’ll learn skills in design, construction, management and sustainability for a successful career in the sector. City has long-standing expertise in civil engineering, and our graduates work with public and private sector employers around the world.Our degree in Civil Engineering is a path for students to become a leader in tomorrow's complex world. Civil engineers develop infrastructure and have a profound effect on the way people live through a consideration of function, aesthetics, economics and sustainability. City, University of London is committed to ensuring that its civil engineering graduates lead the way in technical expertise, strategic thinking, innovation and communication. Our approach is to encourage critical thinking and foster creativity through both teamwork and independent study. Students have access to world leading test facilities to undertake research projects and laboratory tests that support their learning.Our current BEng Civil Engineering degrees will benefit from a 3 or 4 year course with optional placement opportunities at a professional firm. All our engineering degrees are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (which includes the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers) as satisfying the educational base for providing a path for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).Your professional training includes structural, geotechnical and hydraulic engineering. We focus on innovation and sustainability, helping you develop environmentally sound solutions to infrastructure problems.Our degrees are accredited, meaning your qualification will be recognised for its quality and relevance.Benefit from exceptional industry involvement in the degree programme, including projects set by industry and guest lectures from practising engineersStudy in world leading test facilities, including our flagship Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility, where you conduct research and test your theoriesGet hands-on experience with concrete casting, soil testing equipment and centrifugesTake an optional placement year to boost your employability. Recent placements have included Balfour Beatty, AECOM, Arup, Interserve and Network RailEnjoy easy access to leading civil and structural engineering contractors and consultants thanks to our central London locationApply to transfer to our integrated master’s MEng degree if you pass the second year of your BEng above 60%, fast-tracking your progress to Chartered Engineer status.City is ideally situated for civil and structural engineering, surrounded by a host of design and architecture practices in Clerkenwell Design Quarter. Recent graduates have worked on the Crosssrail project, the HS2 rail project and landmark buildings in the City of London. They have joined employers such as AECOM, Atkins, Balfour Beatty Engineering, Building Design Consultants, Jacobs Engineering, London Bridge Associates, Mott MacDonald, Arup, Ramboll and Skanska.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,770per year

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University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

Nearly all degrees offer the opportunity of a work placement, a clinical placement or time studying abroad. Many offer professional accreditation.
A diverse and welcoming community with buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union, student counselling and an award-winning student centre.
Partnerships with more than 100 leading institutions across the globe bring exciting opportunities to study abroad and get international work experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 58 5

    16th out of 31 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    121 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.49 70%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 241

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%



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