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Civil Engineering, BEng/MEng

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Civil Engineering course at the University of Glasgow is focused around problem based learning and our students enjoy tackling design projects in all years of the programme.
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Overview

Civil engineers design and build major structures and provide the skills and expertise to design, build and maintain the country’s infrastructure.

In year 3 of the Civil Engineering course at the University of Glasgow you will take part in a design project with students of architecture and quantity surveying to solve real-life design problems, just as you would do in professional life.

You will study the same courses in the first three years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree programme. Both embed creativity to develop world changing engineers.

Career

Recent graduates have been employed by:

  • ARUP, civil engineer
  • Jacobs Engineering Ltd, civil engineer
  • Balfour Consultancy Ltd, structural engineer
  • BAM Nuttall, civil engineer
  • Laing O’Rourke, civil engineer
  • Scottish Southern Energy, civil engineer
  • WSP Group, civil engineer
  • Atkins Global, graduate civil engineer
  • SEPA, trainee flood risk scientist.

Accreditation

  • MEng: fully satisfies the educational base for a Chartered Engineer.
  • BEng: fully satisfies the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer and partially satisfies the educational base for a Chartered Engineer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Civil Engineering MEng: 5 year degree

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • In your first year, you will take a wide-ranging curriculum which includes courses in civil engineering, mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. These courses are supported by individual and group project work and laboratory work. This interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, also makes it possible to switch to most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so.
  • You will take a range of courses within structural engineering, water and environmental engineering, transportation, geotechnical engineering and construction management. Courses cover both fundamental principles and practical applications. We place considerable emphasis on practical work, in the form of laboratory classes, physical and computational modelling exercises, project work, surveying fieldwork, design projects and site visits. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

A-levels

  • Standard entry requirements: AAB guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum entry requirements: BBB considered for offer if additional requirements met.
  • Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics AND either A-level Physics or Technology & Design (either Product Design or 3D). Mathematics must be at Grade A if Technology & Design is offered instead of Physics.
  • GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

  • Standard academic entry requirements: 36 points including three HL subjects at 6,6,5 guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points including three HL subjects at 6,5,5 considered for offer if additional requirements met.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21920 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750 per total

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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