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Civil Engineering

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

The BEng Civil Engineering course covers broad-based civil engineering subjects to equip you with knowledge and skills to plan, design and implement major civil engineering projects.

There are two 18-week periods of paid industrial training, which are obtained competitively. You will also visit construction sites and spend time at the National Construction College as part of the course.

Ranked top in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide 2019.

This course is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and has been accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institute of Highway Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBC including Maths and one from Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Computing Science or Physics plus English at National 5.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCD including Maths and a science subject.

Progression Routes

Careers as a civil engineer are varied, ranging from design and construction in private industry to employment with national industries or with local, regional or central government.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H200

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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