Old Aberdeen Campus
Civil Engineers design, build and maintain (and decommission where appropriate) our roads, railways, airports, dams, industrial facilities, power stations and distribution grids, refineries, offshore facilities, renewable energy schemes, coastal protection and harbour works, hospitals, schools and sports stadiums. They also design water supply and effluent treatment systems and ?ood protection and environmental protection schemes.
Civil Engineering within the School of Engineering has one of the best hydraulic laboratory facilities in Scotland associated with a high level research profile.
Year 1: Principles of Electronics; CAD and Communications in Engineering Practice; Fundamentals of Engineering Materials; Engineering Mathematics 1; Fundamental Engineering Mechanics.
Year 2: Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics; Process Engineering; Engineering Mathematics 2; Design and Computing in Engineering Practice; Electrical and Mechanical Systems; Solids and Structures.
Year 3: Geotechnics 1; Stress Analysis A; Fluid Mechanics; Mechanics of Structures; Design of Structural Elements; Structural Dynamics; Civil Engineering Design and Surveying; Engineering Analysis and Methods 1A; Project and Safety Management.
Year 4: Geotechnics 2; Civil Engineering Hydraulics; Advanced Structural Design; Advanced Structural Analysis; Individual Project (MEng/BEng); Group Design Project (BEng).
2023 entry requirements:
4 Highers at ABBB (first sitting) including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus National 5 English. Those with Highers at BBB with a good performance in Maths and Physics by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.
Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB including Maths (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.