Civil Engineering at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

Overview This five-year integrated master's degree offers a deeper and more comprehensive education than a traditional bachelor's degree. You'll delve into the intricacies of civil engineering, gaining expertise that sets you apart in a competitive job market. This program is designed to provide a well-rounded education, focusing not only on technical skills but also on the interpersonal and ethical aspects of the profession. In an era when sustainability is paramount, our MEng Civil Engineering program emphasises eco-friendly design, responsible construction practices, and innovative solutions that minimise environmental impact. You'll be part of the solution to global challenges such as climate change and resource conservation. Aston University, we don't just teach theory; we emphasise practical, real-world experience. Our partnerships with industry leaders mean you'll have the opportunity to work on live projects and gain hands-on experience from day one. This practical approach ensures you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in your career. Assessment The MEng Civil Engineering programme is structured with approximately 6-7 modules split over two terms. You will be assessed through a combination of exams, coursework, design projects, and laboratory reports. The majority of modules have a balance of 40 % coursework and 60% exam, however, several modules are assessed entirely on coursework. The final integrated masters year incorporates a major civil engineering design project, wich you will gain 1-2-1 academic support from researchers working in a similar area to your project. The assessment methods will reflect the most effective and relevant way to review your performance for each module. Therefore, each module will be assessed in a variety of ways to reflect your knowledge from that module and how you would apply it in the real world. Key course benefits

  • Ranked 5th in the UK for student experience (The Sunday Times Guide, 2023)
  • Aston Universities student union was ranked 8th in the UK (What Uni League Table)
  • Aston University was awarded TEF Gold for teaching excellence, 2023

Assessment method

The MEng Civil Engineering programme is structured with approximately 6-7 modules split over two terms. You will be assessed through a combination of exams, coursework, design projects, and laboratory reports. The majority of modules have a balance of 40 % coursework and 60% exam, however, several modules are assessed entirely on coursework. The final integrated masters year incorporates a major civil engineering design project, wich you will gain 1-2-1 academic support from researchers working in a similar area to your project. The assessment methods will reflect the most effective and relevant way to review your performance for each module. Therefore, each module will be assessed in a variety of ways to reflect your knowledge from that module and how you would apply it in the real world.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H201
Institution code:
A80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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