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Civil Engineering

Let’s construct more than infrastructure. Let’s construct a better world.

Immerse yourself in the concepts and applications of the building blocks of civil engineering on our industry led courses.

Founded with strong industry links, our civil engineering courses are different in respect of our unique location, situated in a region which boasts a wide range of cutting-edge engineering and technological-advanced organisations.

You’ll be taught by research-informed teaching staff and will benefit from state-of- the-art laboratories and digital teaching and learning facilities, as well as the new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre. You can practice in the broad area of civil engineering or specialise either as a structural engineer, environmental engineer, or geotechnical engineer.

You’ll be equipped with the principles and concepts of engineering, underpinned by a sound knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. As a civil engineer you will become part of a dynamic, fast growing industry with the potential to develop your career across the globe.

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Why choose us?

  • Our Civil Engineering course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and also by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council.

  • Benefit from significant investment in the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available through our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.

  • You’ll also benefit from speakers from the Institution of Civil Engineering and related institutions and from workshops delivered by regional and national contributors.
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Future Careers and Opportunities

Successful graduates will be valued by society as the new digital pioneers of civil engineering, using modern methods of solving societal problems. You will be equipped to work in an eclectic, dynamic environment with many routes to gain employment, within either the broad area of civil engineering or specialist disciplines such as a structural engineer, transportation engineer, environmental engineer, geotechnical engineer or engineering hydrologist.

Join us for an Open Day this Autumn

Our Open Days are designed to give you a taste of what it's like to study with us and explore the very facilities you will be making use of during your studies.

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