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Civil Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Our civil engineering courses give you an industry-focused, practical training which prepares you for work as a professional civil engineer. There’s a strong emphasis on structural engineering, and throughout your course you’ll work on integrated design projects centred on industry-relevant case studies.Our close links with world-leading contractors and consultancy companies enable you to take up a salaried Professional Training placement. This gives you valuable experience which contributes towards chartership.**What you will study**On our fully accredited courses, you'll study a lively mix of modules which draw on Surrey’s outstanding expertise in areas such as water and environmental engineering, and advanced geotechnical engineering. You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials and practical challenges, and from industry speakers, site visits and a first-year field trip.Whether you choose a BEng or MEng, you’ll study the same content for the first three years, and conduct a major third-year project on a topic of your choice. MEng students then do a masters year which covers the full academic requirements for becoming a chartered engineer.Depending on your progress, you may be able to switch to a BEng or MEng during your studies.

Application deadline

25 January

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

37% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK – the University of Surrey is truly a global community.
The university has 140 nationalities in its international community.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the world and works with a large network of education agents in other countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 58 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    139 61%

    26th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    27th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    29th

    19

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