Civil Engineering Edinburgh Napier University

Undergraduate

The profession of civil engineering covers many branches, allowing graduates to choose from a wide area of careers once they graduate including; geo techniques, water engineering, hydraulic structural engineering, environmental engineering and transportation.

This course will give you an advanced introduction to each of these areas allowing you to decide on your specialism. Once specialised, you are not limited to your chosen filed, but also have an understanding of how these other specialism fit into the wider context.

You will learn the fundamentals of civil engineering and the specifics of structural analysis, construction surveying, geotechnical engineering and relevant computer applications. Combining mathematical and design skills, as well as communication and management abilities, our Civil Engineering course will appeal if you have an enquiring, technical mind and love problem solving.

The course is fully accredited and provides the educational basis for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Merchiston Campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years


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 code H203
Institution code E59
Campus name Merchiston Campus
Campus code M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level CCC Including Maths.

GCSE Grade C/4 in English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject. BTEC must include Maths but if not we would accept A-Level Maths at Grade C as an alternative.

GCSE Grade C/4 in English.
Access to HE Diploma D: 6 credits
M: 39 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 33 Credits at Merit & 6 Distinction to include Maths at Level 3.
English required at Level 2 or equivalent.
Scottish Higher BBBB Including Higher Maths and National 5 C in English.

The grades listed above are our standard entry requirements. You may be given an adjusted offer of entry if you meet specific widening participation criteria as outlined in our contextual admissions policy. An adjusted offer will be lower than our standard entry requirements. For further information about our entry requirements and admissions policies please see our website.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points Award of Diploma with 27 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4 including HL Maths at 5.

SL English at 4 points.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3 Pre-2017 Grading System: B1, B3, B3, B3 at HL including Maths + OL English at C2
New Grading System: H2, H3, H3, H3 at Higher Level to include Maths. Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM MM (Merit, Merit) in a related subject plus A-Level grade C. BTEC must include Maths but if not we would accept A-Level Maths at Grade C as an alternative.

GCSE Grade C/4 in English.

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements

SQA Advanced Higher - BBC including Maths and National 5 Grade C in English.

A-levels - BBB including Maths and GCSE Grade B in English.

HNC - Pass in a relevant subject with Grade B in the graded unit.
Must include Mathematics for Construction (SCQF Level 6) and Maths for Civil Engineering (SCQF Level 7).

Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements

HND - Pass in a relevant subject with Grade BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units.
Must include Maths for Construction (SCQF Level 6), Maths for Civil Engineering (SCQF Level 7) and Applied Maths for Civil Engineering (SCQF Level 8).

Irish Ordinary Degree - Pass in a relevant subject with 50% at first sitting in all final year subjects.

Minimum Year 4 Entry Requirements

Irish Ordinary Degree - Pass in a relevant subject with 60% overall, with minimum 50% at first sitting in all final year subjects.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £14,925 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.