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. By 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. Graduates with the enhanced MEng level qualification engineering training could become key influencers and industry leaders, overseeing the transformation of our future. The MEng qualification builds on the BEng course, while aiming to enhance your leadership and management skills. Why study Civil Engineering MEng(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? This Civil Engineering MEng(Hons) degree is designed to create graduates who can communicate effectively, manage projects, and work in a professional team. Within our civil engineering subject area, our degree programmes share the same first year of study, which means you can leave your options open until the start of your second year. During your first and second year, you'll take part in our problem-based learning initiative, EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). You will work in small teams, solving real civil engineering problems and testing your solutions against other groups in a supportive and friendly competitive environment. In your third year, you can take an industrial placement and gain real-world experience. In the fourth year, you’ll work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. Civil engineering graduates often find themselves at the heart of technological developments within a wide range of engineering industries. We aim to provide you with strong practical, theoretical, and transferrable skills that will prepare you for an interesting and challenging future as an engineer. 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 Transferrable Skills • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Mechatronics. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, 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 is made through assignments, tests, and individual project work, with a focus on practical work. Your module specification/course handbook provides 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 to A2 Mathematics, subjects may include Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Design Technology or Computer Science. Subjects with a high scientific or numeric content.

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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 will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information 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

Additional fee information

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