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Civil Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (ARWU) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Civil engineers find creative ways to solve real-world problems, developing the physical infrastructure for society to exist: from bridges to houses, and from roads to hospitals and train stations. This Civil Engineering (Hons) programme is offered by Nottingham Trent University. 
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Overview

Why study this course?

  • The Civil Engineering (Hons) programme from Nottingham Trent University is accredited, under license from the Engineering Council, by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), which represents the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT). It's also accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, recognising the quality and relevance of the course content.
  • Take the first step in gaining Incorporated or Chartered status – this course  is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially satisfiying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Benefit from excellent employability prospects. 100% of our BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering sandwich students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies, earning an average salary of £24,700 (DLHE, 2016-2017). Due to a skills shortage and a boom in the construction industry, civil engineering graduates are heavily sought after.
  • Benefit from our Building Blocks financial package, supporting you throughout your time at NTU and enabling you to make the most of your studies. As well as money towards the cost of your course materials, you’ll also benefit from study trips and live projects, included in the cost of your course fees, free personal protective equipment (PPE) and a pre-paid printing allowance.
  • Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement.
  • Apply your learning to the real world and network with experts in industry, with opportunities to take part in site visits, a residential surveying trip (included in course fees) and live projects as part of the course.
  • Experience hands-on learning in our modern facilities and workshops, offering industry-standard equipment and support from our team of expert technicians.

Careers and employability

Our course is designed to prepare you to succeed in the construction industry. By working on real projects from industry, fieldwork and regularly updated course content, you'll be equipped with skills and experience to carry with you for the rest of your professional career.

100% of our BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering sandwich students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies, earning an average salary of £24,700.

Recent growth in UK industry has revealed a skills shortage in this area. You'll graduate with desirable skills and knowledge, boosting your employment prospects.

Where do Civil Engineering graduates from NTU work?

NTU has a strong civil engineering alumni community, with many graduates working in senior positions in leading national and international companies.

Recent BEng Civil Engineering graduate destinations include:
  • Jackson Civil Engineering
  • AECOM
  • PCE Ltd.
  • J Reddington
  • APR Services
  • Arcadis
  • Mott MacDonald Bentley

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Engineering Council, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) and Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) which includes the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil Engineering Design Projects 
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Surveying 
  • Residential field course
  • Introduction to Structural Engineering 
  • Engineering Mathematics and Mechanics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A-levels – BBB, including Maths and excluding General Studies (A-level Maths grade C will be accepted providing the overall Tariff points are met); or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM and A-Level Maths grade C; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM, including Maths for Technicians, and Further Maths for Technicians modules; or
  • 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including an A-level grade C equivalent in Maths; and excluding General Studies; and
  • GCSEs – English and Maths grade C / 4.
Applicants applying without A-levels will have their qualifications assessed for subject compatibility.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • The Institution of Civil Engineers have a yearly opportunity to apply for the new ICE QUEST undergraduate scholarships. The scholarship will provide you with £2,500 a year and unique ties to sponsored companies which can potentially lead you into full time work after graduation.
  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £9,000 per year to pay for your tuition fees.
  • A Maintenance Loan: Between £3,039 and £8,200 depending on your household income and whether or not you will be living in your parental home during term time. (Students in receipt of certain benefits can get up to £9,347 per year).
  • University bursaries or scholarships: for eligible students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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