• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Civil engineers are responsible for virtually all the great structures around us. The work they do makes our lives easier – from roads and airports to access to clean water and electricity. The Civil Engineering (Hons) programme from University of Derby is an excellent route into this diverse and well-rewarded profession.  

  • Develop the knowledge and skills employers are looking for in areas such as structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materials
  • Put theory into practice through real life projects, case studies, site visits and field trips
  • Choose a course accredited by leading professional institutions on behalf of the Engineering Council, which means you can fully meet the academic requirement to register as an Incorporated Engineer
  • Learn from experienced civil engineering practitioners who are highly skilled in the field
  • Study in our fantastic facilities at the Markeaton Street site, where we have a superb new STEM Centre
  • Boost your employability: 100% of full-time students went on to work or further study within six months of completing this degree

Careers

As a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering graduate, you will have not only the knowledge and skills to embark on your career but also the academic base for Incorporated Engineer status. 

An Incorporated Civil Engineer is a person with an accredited bachelor degree and professional experience who can maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology, and undertake engineering design, development, manufacture, construction and operation. The qualification is essential to become a practising engineer and to lead a team in a professional organisation.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Construction CAD and Personal Development
  • Construction Materials Technology
  • Site Surveying 
  • Structures
  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Fluids and Drainage Engineering
  • Geology and Soil Mechanics
  • Quantity Surveying Practice and Personal Development
  • Project Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points - 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at A-level - At least a C in either Maths, Physics, Science or another related subject at A-level (or equivalent qualification)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma - 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 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 Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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