Civil Engineering

Ulster University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

Important notice – campus change This course will move to the Belfast campus. Students will change campus part way through this course. Civil Engineering has a multi-level career structure comprising Chartered, Incorporated and Technician Engineers and Civil Engineering Surveyors. The BSc Honours programme satisfies the most appropriate training for the Incorporated Engineer and follows the guidelines of the Engineering Council for the education and placement training of Incorporated Engineers. It also satisfies the academic base for membership of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. The programme provides a high level of technical design proficiency and a sound knowledge of civil engineering and construction infrastructure.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH202
Institution code U20
Campus nameJordanstown
Campus codeJ

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level BCC To include two from Physics, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Engineering, ICT. Grade B in GCSE Maths is also required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Overall BTEC award profile with successful completion in Construction/Civil Engineering with a DMM to include a minimum of 7 Distrinctions and include Further Maths or Structural Mechanics and Public Health Engineering or Surveying. Must also have GCSE grade B or above in Mathematics.
Access to HE Diploma Overall average of 65% in Science or Science and Technology for year 1 entry, including 55% in the maths module.
Scottish Higher CCCCC To include two technological or scientific subjects from the following: Physics, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Engineering, ICT.
Scottish Advanced Higher CDD To include two technological or scientific subjects from the following: Physics, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Engineering, ICT.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points 12 at higher level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H4, H4 To include two from the following: Physics, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Engineering, ICT, Construction or Technical Graphics. Grade O3 Mathematics is also required.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Profile to include Grade B in Maths and Grade C in English. If A level Physics is not offered, GCSE Physics or Double Award Science at grade BB is required.

English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4395 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4395 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14060 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees displayed for International students and students from England, Scotland and Wales are for academic year 2019/20 and are subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2020/21. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit
Civil Engineering at Ulster University - UCAS