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Civil and Architectural Engineering University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate

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Integrate architectural and engineering design to develop sustainable solutions to benefit society. Graduate as a creative designer of our built environment.

Do you want to lead the design of buildings that inspire awe, have minimal environmental impact and work well for the people who use them? At Bath, we nurture imaginative engineers who care about the future of our built environment and want to contribute to a better society.

We’ll teach you the art and science of the subject by immersing you in the practices of architectural and engineering design. You’ll take on difficult and realistic projects such as exploring ways to lessen the energy needed to make buildings comfortable for users.

Our course draws on the strengths of a joint Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, offering you a different experience from most universities. You’ll work with architecture students to embed the professional and interdisciplinary team relationships that will form the basis of your career.

In your first two years, you’ll learn fundamental skills in creative engineering design, analysis and communication. You’ll develop a detailed understanding of mechanics, materials, environmental, geotechnical and structural engineering theory and practice. In your final years, you’ll learn to integrate structural and environmental engineering with architectural design to satisfy a range of needs including delight, stability, energy footprint and buildability.

You’ll take advanced taught units on this MEng, meeting the full educational requirements you need to become a Chartered Engineer.

We also offer this course with a placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain work experience as part of your degree.

You can move between our civil and civil and architectural engineering courses, as well as decide whether you want to go on placement, up to the end of your second year.

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 H202
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A*AA A*AA in three A levels including Mathematics.

If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

A level Alternative offer
AAA
Most of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this (such as a project qualification or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. We recognise these studies through our alternative offers.

AAA in three A levels including Mathematics plus one of:

grade A in an EPQ
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
grade A in AS level Further Mathematics
grade B in a fourth A level, where your four A levels include A level Further Mathematics

If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD D*DD in the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF) plus grade A in A level Mathematics.

Due to the mathematics content of the degree you will need A level Mathematics alongside your BTEC qualification. We prefer BTEC qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment or Building Services but we can also consider BTEC qualifications in Engineering and Applied Science.
Access to HE Diploma D: 39 credits Typical offer: A pass in the Access to HE Diploma with at least 39 credits achieved at Distinction including 12 credits from Mathematics units (including Calculus) achieved at Distinction.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D2, D3, D3 Typical offer: D2, D3, D3 in three principal subjects including Mathematics.

Alternative Offer

Most of our students will join us with three principal subjects, but you may have study beyond this (such as a Global Perspectives course or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. We recognise these studies through our alternative offers:

D3, D3, D3 in three principal subjects including Mathematics plus one of:

grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
grade A in an EPQ
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
grade M1 in a fourth principal subject, where your four principal subjects include Further Mathematics.

If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points Typical offer: 36 points overall and 7, 6, 6 in three Higher Level subjects including Mathematics.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma D*D*D* Typical offer: D*D*D* in the Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma plus grade A in A level Mathematics.

Due to the mathematics content of the degree you will need A level Mathematics alongside your Cambridge Technical qualification. We Cambridge Technical qualifications in Engineering.

See the ‘Combinations of qualifications’ section for information about combinations of A level and BTEC qualifications that we can consider.
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) D*D*D* D*D*D* in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) plus grade A in A level Mathematics.

Due to the mathematics content of the degree you will need A level Mathematics alongside your BTEC qualification. We prefer BTEC qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment or Building Services but we can also consider BTEC qualifications in Engineering and Applied Science.
Scottish Advanced Higher AA Typical offer: AA in two Advanced Highers including Mathematics.

We make offers based on Advanced Highers. You will typically be expected to have completed five Scottish Highers and your grades in these will be considered as part of your application. We prefer applicants who have achieved AAAAA in their Highers.

GCSE English grade C or 4.
For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see: go.bath.ac.uk/civ-arch-eng


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/ For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/campaigns/bursaries-and-scholarships-for-undergraduate-students/

Provider information

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University of Bath
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

01225 383019