Civil Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS

Course summary

Why choose this course Our courses give you industry-focused, practical training, which prepares you for work as a professional civil engineer. There’s a strong focus on structural engineering, and you’ll work on integrated design projects centred on industry-relevant case studies. Our close links with leading contractors and consultancies enable you to take up a salaried position on our award-winning Professional Training placements scheme. This valuable experience prepares students for roles in the sector and contributes towards chartership. Around 35 per cent of our undergraduates are on our unique Surrey/ICE (Institution of Civil Engineering) scholarship scheme. This pairs students with a relevant industrial company early on in their course. They then: -Spend their year-long Professional Training placement with the organisation -Benefit from paid summer work -Receive a generous scholarship bursary. On graduation, many are offered a full-time role at their company. We are ranked Top 20 in the UK for our civil engineering courses in the Guardian University Guide 2023 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. Our Civil Engineering MEng has an overall satisfaction rating of 100 per cent in the National Student Survey 2022. What you will study On our fully accredited courses, you'll study a lively mix of modules drawing on Surrey’s outstanding expertise in areas such as water and environmental engineering, and advanced geotechnical engineering. You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials, practical challenges, industry speakers, site visits and field trips. Whether you choose a BEng or MEng, you’ll study the same content for the first three years, before conducting a major third-year project on a topic of your choice. MEng students then do a masters year, which covers the full academic requirements for becoming a chartered engineer. Depending on your progress, you may be able to switch to a BEng or MEng during your studies.


To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.

How to apply

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Stag Hill
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account qualifications achieved, predicted grades, personal statement and academic reference. Conditional offers are specified in terms of required grades; we do not make offers in terms of overall UCAS tariff. We understand that predicted grades are an estimate and will consider applicants who have predicted grades that are a little lower than our published requirement. Any offers we make will align with the grades shown above unless a grade reduction can be offered under our Contextual Admissions policy or our In2Surrey scheme. Details can be found here: Applicants with a mixed qualification profile (e.g. those taking A-levels and BTEC qualifications) are encouraged to contact [email protected] for guidance on the grades accepted.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with 5.5 in each element

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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

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Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit for more details.

Civil Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS