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Civil engineering (H2)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Civil engineering (H200) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the designing and construction of public works, e.g. buildings, bridges, pipelines etc. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Civil Engineering
Structural engineering (H210) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design and construction of physical shapes and forms. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Civil Engineering
Environmental engineering (H220) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the sympathetic use of natural resources. Civil Engineering
Energy resources (H221) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the development and exploitation of various forms of energy, e.g. wind, water, solar etc. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Civil Engineering
Coastal decay (H222) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to coastal and off-shore structures and the prevention of damage, decay and erosion to the natural environment. Includes the study and application of specialist mathematics. Civil Engineering
Environmental impact assessment (H223) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the assessment and repair of insensitive environmental exploitation or natural upheaval. Civil Engineering
Transport engineering (H230) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the planning, development and construction of the routes for any form of terrestrial transport. Civil Engineering
Permanent way engineering (H231) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the planning, development and construction of the routes for rail transport. Civil Engineering
Pavement engineering (H232) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the planning, development and construction of the routes for road transport. Civil Engineering
Surveying science (H240) The study and practice of measuring altitudes, angles and distances on the land surface so that they can be accurately plotted on a map. May include the use of satellite information. Includes the setting out on the ground of the positions of proposed structures. Civil Engineering
General practice surveying (H241) The study and practice of measuring altitudes, angles and distances on the land surface in order to discover the land contours and plot constructions accordingly. Civil Engineering
Engineering surveying (H242) The study and practice of measuring altitudes, angles and distances on the land surface in order to plan sites and constructions. Includes specialist underwater surveying techniques. Civil Engineering
Geotechnical engineering (H250) The study and practice of discovering the formation, arrangement and structure of the rocks of the Earth's crust by means of sonic investigation. Includes the design of earth structures, e.g. dams and foundations of built structures. Civil Engineering
Civil engineering not elsewhere classified (H290) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Civil Engineering categories. To be used sparingly. Civil Engineering