Civil Engineering is concerned with harnessing the great powers of nature for our use and convenience. Civil Engineers create, improve and protect the environment, they are involved in overseeing large-scale projects from design through to construction and completion.
We are one of the top Civil Engineering departments in the UK and provide a friendly and informal teaching and learning environment, with a high staff-student ratio and an excellent employment record for our graduates.
Subjects studied include environmental hydraulics, water resources and treatment, design in steel and concrete, computer modelling, soil and rock mechanics, highways and bridges, and building engineering. There is the opportunity to transfer to the more advanced MEng degree if your progress permits.
2021 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (BBBB for widening access entry) including Maths and a science or technological subject (Physics preferred) plus English at National 5.
Advanced entry to 2nd year available with Advanced Higher Maths and a science or technological subject (Physics preferred) at AB or BA plus Highers at AB (in different subjects).
The MEng and BEng programmes are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) at Chartered Engineer (CEng) Level.
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