Civil and Structural Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study Civil and Structural Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • Part of the MEng Civil Engineering suite of programmes
  • Excellent links with industry plus the opportunity to undertake a year's paid placement
  • £6 million recently invested in state-of-the-art teaching facilities
  • Excellent career prospects both in the UK and overseas
  • LJMU ranked 17th university in the country for Building degrees (The Times UK University Rankings 2024)
About your course Completing the MEng (Hons) Civil and Structural Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University will enable you to graduate with a Masters-level qualification plus the specialist knowledge and experience required to succeed in the world of civil engineering. Civil and structural engineers design, plan and manage civil and environmental projects from concept to realisation, considering structural problems and aesthetics as well as the environmental and economic impacts.To succeed in this exciting profession, you will need to be competent technically, practical in outlook and capable of giving professional advice on a variety of subjects ranging from design to construction and site management. The MEng in Civil and Structural Engineering gives you plenty of opportunities to apply your studies to real world situations, supported by employers from industry who provide case studies and suggestions for projects and the year-long work placement should you take this option. The MEng in Civil and Structural Engineering is an integrated master's degree. This means that it combines undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single course. What are the benefits of completing an MEng degree?
  • You will graduate with a Masters level degree without having to apply for an MSc course
  • You will gain a depth of specialist knowledge and experience highly sought after by employers
  • You will be able to undertake the Initial Professional Development (on-the-job training) required to become a Chartered Engineer as soon as you graduate
  • You will enjoy excellent career prospects and expect to command higher salaries than graduates with a BEng
What financial support is available to MEng students? You will be eligible to apply for the same financial support as other undergraduates for the duration of your MEng. This includes student loans to cover your tuition fees and living expenses plus means-tested grants and bursaries. This financial support is not available to students who enrol on an MSc degree after completing a BEng programme. Why study civil engineering at LJMU? LJMU's civil engineering programmes are delivered by the School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, one of the UKs leading research departments for built environment and sustainability research. This research directly informs all of LJMU's civil engineering programmes, so you can be confident that your studies will reflect ongoing developments and innovation in this exciting field. The School's programmes are designed to develop innovative and creative professionals equipped to react to the challenges of the modern global built environment. Staff provide excellent levels of support to ensure you reach your full potential. Furthermore, extensive links with professional bodies and industry mean you will enjoy a wide range of opportunities for work-placements, professional skills development and networking with potential employers. That's why our students enjoy excellent career prospects after they graduate. Additional course costs There are no costs for day site visits for core and optional modules. Optional field trips and site visits will have costs involved. Students will need to purchase safety boots for site visits, and a basic scientific calculator.

Modules

Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. We recognise that all students perform differently depending on the type of assessment they are asked to do, and so a variety of assessment methods are used. These include exams (open and closed book), coursework (projects, technical reports, reviews, etc), and presentations (individual and group). Your tutors will give prompt and constructive feedback via Canvas (our virtual learning environment), face-to-face or in writing.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Joint Board of Moderators
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of
  • Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 4
  • Year 5

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to starting the programme applicants must have obtained Grade C or Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification below: • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and/or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths/ English • Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number • Wales Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18250 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

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval.

Sponsorship information

Please see our Bursaries and Scholarships page for more information: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/discover/fees-and-funding/bursaries-and-scholarships

Civil and Structural Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS