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 as determined by recent national league tables. The Guardian 2012 University Guide placed us 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK. We provide a friendly and informal teaching and learning environment, with a high staff-student ratio and an excellent employment record for our graduates.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (minimum) but typically AABB 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).
Our 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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