Civil Engineering at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

The core subjects at the heart of the degree – structures, materials, geotechnics, transport, infrastructure, engineering and construction management – will equip you with key expertise and enhance your employability. During the course you will study a wide range of subjects, beginning with the fundamentals of civil engineering, including construction materials, mechanics and mathematical skills. You will benefit from advanced technologies and other tools such as CAD and Building Information Modelling (BIM) You will spend a year in industry as part of the course before completing your studies in year four with a research project and a design project as well as the opportunity to specialise in either transport, infrastructure, engineering or construction management. The skills you will gain are in high demand and, as a graduate, you will be able to contribute to the ongoing development of the built environment in which we live and work.


Year One Introduction to Civil Engineering Construction Materials and Surveying BIM for Construction Civil Engineering Mathematics Building and Design and Construction Technology Year Two Structural Analysis and Numerical Modelling Sustainable Materials and Design Fluid Mechanics Construction Contract Management and Administration 2 Geotechnics 1 Transport Infrastructure Engineering Year Three Optional Placement Year Four Independent Civil Engineering Project Civil Engineering Design Project Hydraulics Geotechnics 2 Choose two of the following options: Civil Engineering Project Management Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Transport Planning for Sustainable Futures Year Five Major Engineering Design Project Advanced Structural Engineering Digital Engineering and Smart Construction Project Management Choose two (2) of the following options: Water and Wastewater Engineering Monitoring and Management of Civil Infrastructure Advanced Geotechnics Please Note: All modules are based on the current academic year. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
International £21100 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,500 for International students. For Home students: Tuition fees for UK/Home students may change in line with government policy. When undertaking a placement year, a placement year fee applies. For International students: The International students fee is a fixed annual fee for the duration of the Programme, except whilst on placement when a placement year fee applies.
Civil Engineering at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS