Civil Engineering

Civil engineers make modern society possible. They conceive, design and build everything from roads to buildings to bridges to ports to entire cities. They produce flood and sea defences; they provide water supplies; they build our railways and airports. And they do all this in a safe, sustainable and cost-effective way. Civil engineers are problem solvers who use creativity, technology, teamwork, science, and originality to provide the environment in which we live. If using your ingenuity and imagination to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges appeals, read on to find out more about civil engineering education at Manchester.


Our courses

We use our academic research to directly inform our students, ensuring that our courses benefit from both a traditional civil engineering core and specialised expertise. Students acquire an understanding of physical sciences and principles of engineering in the natural and built environment, and are encouraged to engage with the wider society through sustainability studies and personal development programmes. 


All our courses are fully accredited by relevant professional institutions and supported by industry, which provides mentoring to our students and experiences of real world projects. Our graduates are in great demand from all sectors of industry, commerce and public services.

Course Brochure

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Did you know?

80-90% of our graduates go on to work or further study earning on average £25,000 six months after they graduate. Unistats Data
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