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Civil Engineering with a Year In Industry (Jan 2021 start only) BEng

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering - BSc (Eng)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Civil engineers are vital to the design of our built environment. From bridges, tunnels and transport systems, to buildings, flood defences and water management, their performance is fundamental to modern society.

This degree gives you a strong grounding in the design and analysis of Civil Engineering structures. You will develop complex problem-solving skills, gain the ability to sketch and model engineering solutions and become comfortable preparing technical reports.

As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the civil engineering industry.

WHY CIVIL ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?

  • 5th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2021
  • Ranked 10th in the UK for Research in The Times Good University Guide 2021
  • 6th in the UK for Career Prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2021

Within six months of graduating, 97% of Civil Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduate DLHE).

This course offers you the opportunity to spend a YEAR IN INDUSTRY (UCAS H202), in the UK or overseas, giving valuable workplace experience as well as a salary that is currently over £15,000 on average. Support and guidance is provided to help secure your placement.

We also offer you the option to spend a YEAR ABROAD (UCAS H206) at a partner university which enriches the degree, giving a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment.

YOUR CIVIL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Studying a modern degree with close connections to the rapidly evolving industry, you will learn about current design practices and the latest engineering standards. We will nurture your computer modelling skills by encouraging you to develop your own software to analyse real world civil engineering problems.

You will benefit from working with advanced facilities including high grade laboratories for structures teaching and materials testing. Our fluids laboratory has a five metre experimental flume and a geomechanics laboratory. You can also use our sophisticated high speed cameras for strain analysis and 3D imaging.

CIVIL ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Civil Engineering graduates are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities including:

  • Site Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Town Planner
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Quantity Surveyor

Our graduates go on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as, Atkins, Arup, Mott MacDonald, AECOM, Jacobs and Rolls-Royce.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,050per 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 : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB at A level (including Mathematics). Other recommended subjects include: Physics; Further Mathematics; Chemistry; Design Technology; IT/Computing and Biology.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 57 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    133 60%

    34th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    29th

    6

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