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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Our Civil Engineering course is founded on strong industry links in a region that boasts a wide range of cutting-edge engineering and technology.
  • As a civil engineer you’ll become a part of a dynamic, fast-growing industry with the potential to develop your career across the globe.
  • This course will equip you with the principles and concepts of engineering, underpinned by a sound knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.
  • You’ll be taught by research-informed teaching staff working at the top of their profession and benefit from state-of-the-art laboratories and digital teaching facilities within the University’s Engineering Innovation Centre.
  • This course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
Why study with us
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering is ranked 5th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021).
  • Work in the broad area of civil engineering or specialise either as a structural engineer, environmental engineer or geotechnical engineer.
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering is ranked 1st in the North West with 89% of students satisfied with their course (Guardian University Guide 2021).


Year 1: Civil construction technology, Engineering analysis A, Performance of construction materials, Engineering geology, Surveying and mapping, Introduction to engineering systems, Thermodynamics and fluids. Year 2: Management and project planning, Engineering analysis B, Soil mechanics, Structural analysis, Civil engineering contract law, Construction computing (CAD & BIM), Conceptual Design Project. Year 3: Engineering Design Project, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Hydrology. Options from; Project Management and BIM, Health and Safety Management, Environmental Impact Assessment.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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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

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*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Civil Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS