Lays the foundations for the study of civil engineering through Mathematics, Engineering Science, Civil Engineering Design, Computing and Professional Skills. The application of fundamental engineering principles is demonstrated through integrated tutorial work, laboratories and practical projects.
Introduces various key aspects of civil engineering, including Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Engineering, Geology, Surveying and Construction Technology.
Years 3 and 4:
Continues the study of Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Water Engineering, with an increasing emphasis on design and project work. The course is broadened to include Water and Environmental Management, Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering. The fundamentals of business and management are also introduced. BEng students complete an individual project on a topic of their choice in their final year.
Further develops the communication, managerial, and problem-solving skills required at the top level of the profession. Substantial elements of design and project work and strong supporting studies in business and management are included.
2023 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AAAA or AAABB including Maths at A (or Maths at B and a science subject at A or B) plus English at National 5. Higher English preferred.
Widening Access entry:
4 or 5 Highers at AAAB or AABBB including Maths at A (or Maths at B and a science subject at A or B) plus English at National 5. Higher English preferred.
Faculty of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering