BEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering

Abertay University
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
14,000 GBP
September 2024

14,000 GBP
September 2025

14,000 GBP
September 2026

About this program

MEng/BEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering

By studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at Abertay, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a Chartered Civil Engineer. You’ll also help contribute to the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and societies by understanding interactions between buildings, infrastructure, and the environment.

This degree will give you a firm grounding across a wide range of civil and environmental engineering applications, with plenty of practical and hands-on experience gained through industry partners, including Transport Scotland, Balfour Beatty, Sweco, BAM, and BEAR Scotland.

As you progress, you’ll get a chance to work directly in the industry – an integrated part of your degree – and to take a deeper focus on specific areas that impact the built, human and natural environment.

Admission requirements

General Requirements

  • All applicants must have passes in English and Maths - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent. National 5 ESOL is accepted in lieu of National 5 English. National 5 Lifeskill Maths is not accepted in lieu of Maths.

Subjects that are accepted for entry

  • One of the following: Business Management; Classical Studies; Economics; English; ESOL; Geography; History; Media Studies; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies; Sociology

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Engineering Science 1
  • Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Introduction to Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering Science 2
  • Landscape Processes and Surveying

Year 2

  • Structural Engineering 1
  • Construction and Surveying
  • Water Resources and Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Science 3
  • Environmental Engineering

Year 3

  • Structural Engineering 2
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Practice
  • Placement

Year 4

  • Structural Design and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Waste and Wastewater Management
  • Research Methods (4)t
  • Integrating Project
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Project
  • Water and Environmental Engineering 1

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

4 years (full-time) BEng (Hons) | 5 years (full-time) MEng


  • Scottish Students: £1,820
  • English, Welsh & Northern Irish Students: £9,250
  • EU and International Students: £14,000


Award Title: MEng/BEng (Hons)

Career paths

Exciting opportunities exist for graduates from this program, with employment prospects in:

  • professional consulting engineer
  • Major civil and environmental engineering contractors
  • Specialist project management organizations
  • Local authorities (municipalities), public and private Utilities
  • Transportation organization

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Abertay University

Abertay University, in Dundee, is the UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) and a UK top 10 institution for both student satisfaction and teaching (Guardian University Guide 2021). Having...

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Abertay University

Abertay University
Bell Street
DD1 1HG Dundee
United Kingdom

Phone no: +441382 308080

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