Civil engineers find creative ways to solve real-world problem by developing the physical infrastructure needed for society to exist – from bridges to houses, and from roads to hospitals and train stations. This course will develop your understanding of engineering principles, together with the ability to apply them to solve real-world practical problems. You'll develop high-quality technical abilities alongside key people management skills. Through hands-on study you'll develop an advanced mathematical understanding, which combined with theory, practical projects and work placement opportunities, will develop your skill set and professional networks. You'll gain an understanding of design, sustainability, health and safety and be ready to take on all of the challenges you'll face as a professional Civil Engineer. Key Features Industry-Standard Facilities | Experience hands-on learning in our specialist facilities and workshops, including dedicated concrete, materials, hydraulics, geotechnical labs and structural testing equipment. Applied Projects | Engage with our industry network through applied briefs set by major organisations. Students have previously worked with nmcn, Severn Trent Water and Nottingham City Council on project work. Professional Progression | Take the first step in gaining Incorporated or Chartered status – this course is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).* Placement Year | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Previously, students have spent placements at companies such as VolkerFitzpatrick, BAM Nuttall and Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd. Student Satisfaction | 100% of students on our BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering SW course would recommend studying at NTU to others. *A programme of accredited Further Learning, such as our MSc or MEng Civil Engineering courses will be required to complete the educational base for CEng. The JBM website provides further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng status.
- Civil Engineering Design Projects (40 credits)
- Engineering Materials (20 credits)
- Engineering Surveying (20 credits)
- Introduction to Structural Analysis and Design (20 credits)
- Engineering Mathematics and Mechanics (20 credits)
- Structural Analysis, Design and Detailing (40 credits)
- Construction Practice and the Environment (20 credits)
- Integration of Engineering Applications (20 credits)
- Further Engineering Mathematics and Fluid Mechanics (20 credits)
- Ground Engineering (20 credits)
- Placement year
- Individual with Group Project (40 credits)
- Infrastructure Engineering (20 credits)
- Further Structural Design (20 credits)
- Further Geotechnical Engineering and Design (20 credits)
You will be assessed through a mix of coursework, practical exercises and exams. The coursework will make up the majority of your assessment and will consist of group and individual projects, reports, presentations, and essays. You will receive feedback throughout each module.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Civil Engineers, Institution of
- Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)
- Chartered institution of Highways & Transportation Civil Engineers, The Institution of
- Civil Engineering Surveyors, Institution of
- Structural Engineers, Institution of
- The Joint Board of Moderators
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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