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From the delivery of energy systems and iconic structures to water storage and provision, civil engineers create the large-scale infrastructure that makes our daily lives possible. Our civil engineering degree is designed to create civil engineering graduates who can display professional judgement, skills and knowledge.
You will leave this course equipped with the knowledge and understanding of classical core engineering principles and the ability to apply your skills creatively and responsibly to resolve real-world engineering problems.
Our BEng Civil Engineering degree is influenced by government initiatives, the guidance of our industry partners and relevant professional bodies to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of this sector. This course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Joint Board of Moderators for accreditation. This ensures that the skills and knowledge taught by our academics are relevant to the workplace and in line with latest developments within the industry.
Throughout your studies you will undertake local field study trips. You will also have the option to undertake a year’s paid work placement between your second and final year.
For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk
Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate
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Grade B in A level Mathematics, or recognised equivalent
Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.
There are no additional requirements for this course
We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry
English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).
*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications