Civil and Structural Engineering (4 years) [MEng]
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UCAS course code: H220
Degree awarded: MEng
Duration: 4 years
Typical A level offer: Grades AAA
Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 37 points overall with 6 in Maths at higher level, 6 in Physics at higher level and 5 in English at standard level
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 9210
This course is designed for students who may eventually wish to specialise in structural engineering - as manifested, for example, in bridges and large buildings.
Later course years place emphasis on structural theory and design using different materials. The course introduces you to the effects of large loads, such as those due to earthquakes, wind and fire.
Although emphasising aspects of structural engineering, the core course units cover the same subjects as the civil engineering degree, thus satisfying the academic requirements for entry to both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers. The first two years of the course are, therefore, the same as the MEng in Civil Engineering.
In the third and fourth years, you undertake numerically demanding research and design exercises relating to a wide-range of structures. The expertise gained from these exercises can be supplemented by the careful selection of design and research projects and by the choice of options that complement the work further.
MEng Civil and Structural Engineering provides you with a basic preparation for professional careers in the built environment sector (including design, construction, local authority and specialist work), as well as in other areas such as project management and finance.
We aim to instill not just knowledge of engineering science, but also a base of practical skills, an understanding of design, comprehension of the commercial world and competence in transferable skills (problem solving, team working, creativity, communications and IT).
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The next University Open Days will take place on 22nd & 23rd June 2018. Please visit the main University website for further information and to register online.
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be announced once confirmed by the UK government. As a guide, the 2017 tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate student finance pages.
Five awards of £2,000 are available for well-qualified students (both Home and Overseas) starting on one of our Civil Engineering undergraduate courses in September 2016. Nominations for this award will be made based on high performance in A level or equivalent high school examinations. Students do not need to submit an application for this award, all eligible students will automatically be considered.