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Civil Engineering BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?This course will develop your understanding of the process of civil engineering technical design and management. You'll be introduced to key skills in structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materials. Through the mix of lectures, real-life projects and site visits, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. Put theory into practice via real-world projects, case studies, site visits and fieldtrips, building the skills employers value most and gaining the academic base for Incorporated Engineer status.IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?Civil engineers are responsible for virtually all the great structures around us. The work they do makes our lives easier – from roads and airports to access to clean water and electricity. Our BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering is an excellent route into this diverse and well-rewarded profession. Develop the knowledge and skills employers are looking for in areas such as structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materialsPut theory into practice through real life projects, case studies, site visits and field tripsChoose a course accredited by leading professional institutions on behalf of the Engineering Council, which means you can fully meet the academic requirement to register as an Incorporated EngineerLearn from experienced civil engineering practitioners who are highly skilled in the fieldStudy in our fantastic facilities at the Markeaton Street site, where we have a superb new STEM CentreBoost your employability: 100% of full-time students went on to work or further study within six months of completing this degree (DLHE 15/16)HOW YOU WILL LEARNYou will learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, on and off campus laboratory and site work, plus visits to companies. You will be assessed through workshop laboratories, surveying field work, group work and individual assignments. Some traditional exams may be involved for design tests.OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCESThe BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering features a compelling mix of lectures, real-life projects and site visits so you can develop all the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. We will introduce you to key skills relating to structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materials.If you already have a relevant HND or equivalent qualifications, direct entry to later stages of the course may be available.CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITYAs a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering graduate, you will have not only the knowledge and skills to embark on your career but also the academic base for Incorporated Engineer status. An Incorporated Civil Engineer is a person with an accredited bachelor degree and professional experience who can maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology, and undertake engineering design, development, manufacture, construction and operation. The qualification is essential to become a practising engineer and to lead a team in a professional organisation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,045per 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 Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 57 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 52%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    21st

    18

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