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BEng (Hons)Civil and Structural Engineering

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
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Civil engineers are concerned with the science and art of large scale infrastructure projects including roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, airports, docks, offshore structures, dams, water supply, drainage and irrigation schemes, buildings and other major works.

The course provides a solid foundation in computing, mathematical, drawing and communication skills and a broadly-based education in the geotechnical, structural, environmental and management aspects of civil engineering. In the final year there is a strong focus on the application of the basic engineering principles taught in previous years to the solution of simulated design problems of the type you will encounter in industry. The options available on the course enables you to select either a broadly-based or more specialised education and can be taken with an optional year of industrial training, fulfilling part of the practical experience needed for professional status.

The additional MEng year enables further study of the technical and managerial aspects of civil and structural engineering and provides the fastest route to Chartered Engineer status.

Programme structure

Core Modules:

Design Studies
Engineering Analysis (Civil)
Environmental Systems
Engineering Computation
Materials Technology
Fluid Mechanics 1
Structural Mechanics
Geotechnical Materials
Concrete and Masonry
Further Engineering Analysis (Civil)
Fluid Mechanics 2
Soil Mechanics 1
Structural Steelwork Design
Structural & Solid Mechanics
Structural Concrete Design
Structural Analysis
Computer Modelling Techniques
Open Channel Hydraulics
Stage 2 Project (Civil)
Engineering Statistics
Project Management
Soil Mechanics 2
Civil Engineering Design
Civil Engineering Hydraulic Design
Sustainable Energy
Feasibility Study

Option Modules:

Materials Failure Analysis
Transportation Studies

Career opportunities

These courses are available with an optional 12 months of integrated industrial training immediately after your second year. This enables you to apply what you learn on your course to the needs of an employer. The university will help you to obtain your industrial placement, and satisfactory completion results in the additional award of a Diploma in Industrial Studies. The optional placement year is highly recommended and provides you with an increased prospect of sponsorship and enhanced graduate employment opportunities.

The graduate employment rate at Bradford is amongst the best in the country, a fact which clearly indicates the quality of the courses. Most of the Civil and Structural Engineering graduates work in civil engineering practice. Examples of recent employers include AMEC, Mowlem Civil Engineering, Nottingham City Council, W S Atkins Consulting Engineers and ARUP Consulting Engineers.

According to ‘What Do Graduates Do’ Civil Engineers are amongst the most employable and highly paid of all graduates, and after six to seven years of experience, you can satisfy the requirements of the professional institutions and become a Chartered Engineer, allowing you to move into more specialised areas.

Employment six months after the course was 70% in 2011 among Civil Engineering graduates (most recent data) found employment.

Average salary six months after the course in
2011 in Civil Engineering graduates was £22,875.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States