Why Study Abertay's MEng/BEng (Hons) in Civil and Environmental Engineering? Our course is ranked 8th in the UK by the the 2021 Guardian Guide, and the top course in Scotland. It is the only Scottish Civil Engineering undergraduate degree with a guaranteed work placement during Year 3. By studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at Abertay, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a Chartered Civil Engineer. You’ll also help contribute to the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and societies by understanding interactions between buildings, infrastructure, and the environment. This degree will give you a firm grounding across a wide range of civil and environmental engineering applications, with plenty of practical and hands-on experience gained through industry partners, including Transport Scotland, Balfour Beatty, Sweco, BAM, and BEAR Scotland. As you progress, you’ll get a chance to work directly in the industry – an integrated part of your degree – and to take a deeper focus on specific areas that impact the built, human and natural environment. Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't take our word for it: UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide). UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021). UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020). Accreditation The BEng (Hons) / MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers. MEng Accredited CEng (Full) This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Permanent Way Institution on behalf of the Engineering Council as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.
Core modules (subject to change over time) - Environmental Management; Research Methods; Innovation in Design; Advanced Structural Design; MEng Integrated Design Project and MEng Individual Research Project. Other modules that may be offered (subject to change over time) - Introduction to Environmental Sciences' Earth's Critical Zone; BIM Life Cycle; Advanced Geotechnical Engineering; Plate & Shell Design and Finite Elements Analysis and Water & Environmental Engineering 2.
We offer a broad range of learning environments, including a traditional lecture and tutorial format, student-led learning, interactive class sessions, and a substantial element of lab work. We encourage independent study, meaning that you take responsibility for your own learning. Your study is assessed with a variety of methods, enabling you to demonstrate progress in different ways. Coursework typically includes laboratory reports, essays and oral presentations. Formal exams typically include questions that require short answers, problem-solving and design challenges. Your placement will be assessed by industrial and academic supervisors, as well as by report and oral presentation. In your final dissertation, you are individually supported by a research-active member of staff. Laboratory reports, design problems, essays and exams. Year 1 is approximately 30% exam and 70% coursework. Year 4 is approximately 70% exam and 30% coursework.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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Maths at National 5/GCSE grade C/4 required
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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