Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • Opportunity to undertake a year's industrial placement
  • Part-time option for students already in employment
  • 6 million invested in state-of-the-art teaching facilities
  • Stepping stone to a varied career with UK and overseas employment opportunities
  • LJMU ranked 17th university in the country for Building degrees (The Times UK University Rankings 2024)
About your course The professionally-accredited MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University offers you excellent placement options and is the ideal preparation for a varied and interesting career in the world of civil engineering. If you are interested in creating the structures that support life's basic needs for water, flood control, hospitals, recreation and transport, the Civil Engineering degree at LJMU is a good place to start. Civil engineers 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 degree in Civil Engineering gives you plenty of opportunities to apply your studies to real situations, supported by employers from industry who provide case studies and suggestions for projects and on the year-long work placement should you take this option. The MEng in Civil 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 Master's 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 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 UK's leading research departments for built environment and sustainability research. LJMU is also ranked in the top 15 higher education institutions working in this field. 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.

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. This will help you to identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work.

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 3
  • Year 4

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


Student Outcomes

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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

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 Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS