Civil Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering fields and it impacts all aspects of our daily lives. Studying a Civil Engineering MEng(Hons) degree, you could be instrumental in the functioning of many of the structures we rely upon, including skyscrapers and bridges, railways and flood defences. From mega infrastructure to water transfer schemes, you can make a difference in a way that is important to you. Choose from a wide range of rewarding careers with significant earning potential, many of which will allow you to drive forward the increasingly important sustainability agenda within, for example, the construction, energy, transport, or the environmental sectors. Why study Civil Engineering BEng(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? You’ll study the fundamental principles of statics, dynamics, materials, geotechnics, and hydraulics, with design, construction, business, and sustainability considerations. In your first and second year, you'll take part in our problem-based learning initiative, EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). This allows you to work in small teams in a supportive and friendly competitive environment, solving real civil engineering problems and testing your solutions against other groups. Civil Engineering graduates often find themselves at the heart of technological developments within a wide range of engineering industries. This course will provide you with flexibility in your choice of engineering career pathways after graduation. From mega infrastructure to water transfer schemes, you’ll have the chance to make a difference in a way that is important to you. Within our civil engineering subject area, our degree programmes share the same first year of study, so you can leave your options open until the start of your second year. In your third year, you can secure an industrial placement in the UK or abroad. In the fourth year, you’ll work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. This degree will set you up to leave university with the skills you need to communicate effectively, manage projects, and work in a professional team. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerates or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include:  • Engineering Science • Manufacturing, Measurement and Diagnostics • Professional Development and Transferable Skills • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Mechatronics. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Assessment of your progress is made through assignments, tests, and individual project work, with a focus on practical work. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition, for the BEng, entry will also be possible on successful completion of our Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. Progression to MEng is possible following good performance on the first two years of the appropriate MEng/BEng course. In addition to A2 Mathematics, subjects may include Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Design Technology or Computer Science. Subjects with a high scientific or numeric content. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £17600* Year 1
International £17600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Civil Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS