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Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Hons) course at Kingston University has an ethos of ‘learning through doing' to ensure you develop the practical skills to succeed in your career. The course puts a focus on practical work in our specialist laboratories - which include concrete, hydraulics, materials, soils, and structures labs.

About

On the  Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Hons) course at Kingston University, you will gain a good mix of theoretical, practical, academic, management and industrial-based skills.

Year 1 develops your skills in engineering science, mathematics, computing, engineering drawing (including AutoCAD), fluid mechanics, soil mechanics, structures, materials and sustainable construction and design. There is an emphasis on practical work, including surveying, model-making and computer-aided design packages.

Year 2 comprises practical-focused studies covering specific civil engineering subjects such as hydraulics, geotechnics, structures, construction materials and site surveying. You will also gain a thorough grounding in project and business management. There are two residential field courses, in engineering surveying and geotechnical engineering.

Year 3 broadens your understanding of core civil engineering disciplines (structures, hydraulics and geotechnics) with building and environmental engineering, and includes a field trip devoted to coastal engineering. You will also study the development, design and construction of sustainable infrastructure, focusing on water engineering, transport, highway and the energy sector. You will carry out an individual project and take part in a major group design exercise with fellow students.

Degree apprenticeships

Kingston University is an active member of the Civil Engineering Design Degree Apprenticeship Group led and managed by Technical Apprenticeship Consortium. Currently this consortium includes a group of large multi-national consulting companies as well as contractors and local governmental bodies with a number of regional educational providers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Design and Professional Practice
  • Engineering Mechanics, Structures & Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics and Computing
  • Fluid Mechanics and Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering  and Hydraulics
  • Engineering Surveying
  • Structural Engineering  and Construction Materials
  • Engineering Project Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points: two A-levels including at least A2 Maths at Grade C
  • General studies at A-level and AS-level not accepted in the tariff
  • Native language at A-level and AS-level not accepted in the tariff
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (grades DMM) in Engineering related subjects including Construction and Built Environment
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 points including Maths at higher level (grade 6) and English Language at higher level (grade 4) or standard level (grade 5)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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