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Civil and Environmental Engineering (BEng)

Cardiff University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Cardiff
English
September 2020
Application deadline: International students is 30 June
21,950 GBP

Program description

Civil and Environmental Engineering (BEng)

Our Civil and Environmental Engineering programme offers you a highly regarded degree course at one of the top universities in this field, preparing you for exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

You will develop a thorough understanding of civil and environmental engineering theory, which will be backed up by practical application through laboratory and research work, field trips and design classes.

Choosing this four-year Cardiff MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering degree offers you a quicker, more direct route to Chartered Engineer status than the three-year BEng.

The MEng allows you to use the last two years to expand and strengthen your knowledge in civil and environmental engineering. You will benefit from advanced learning in design and management and an appreciation of the techniques needed to manage and organise a multidisciplinary engineering design project.

Other Cardiff University Civil and Environmental Engineering courses include:

  • A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of civil engineering if you choose a BEng course.
  • The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry if you choose the relevant four-year BEng or five-year MEng degree option.
  • The opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree option.
  • The opportunity to study a language if you choose the relevant MEng degree option with a sandwich year at a university in France, Germany or Spain.

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

ABB - BBB including Grade B Mathematics. If you are studying a science A level, a pass in the practical element (where applicable) will be required. Please note, General Studies will not be accepted.

Extended Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

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


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Program content

  • Engineering Analysis
  • Computing 1
  • Environmental Fluid and Geomechanics
  • Materials and Construction
  • Design Studies
  • Structures
  • Professional Engineering 
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Computing 2
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Soil Mechanics
  • Professional Studies and Construction 
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Construction and Construction Management
  • Environmental Policy and Regulation
  • Project
  • Water Engineering 
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Design Studies 
  • Civil Engineering Design
  • Concrete Materials and Structures
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Waste Management and Recycling

Tuition fees

The full tuition fees for UK and EU Students is £9,000.The tuition fees for Students from outside the EU is £21,950

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

This course is currently undergoing accreditation via the Engineering Council, as it is a new course. The core competencies required for UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) are integrated throughout the taught years of the course. 

You will develop a number of practical skills during the laboratory-based sessions, while there is a consistent core of management skills and personal development.

You will also:

  • Develop your understanding of the application of architecture, building conceptual design and building services within the context of engineering and construction
  • Develop your understanding of environmental problems arising from activities and the consequences of construction –  and how to mitigate or remedy them
  • Enhance your communication skills, both orally and in writing through a series of reports and assignments
  • Develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to solve multidisciplinary problems in a civil engineering context.

Career opportunities

Graduate Careers

  • Civil Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Manager

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Cardiff University

CF10 3AT Cardiff

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