Civil and Structural Engineering (4 years) [MEng]

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UCAS course code: H220

UCAS institution code: M20

Degree awarded: MEng

Duration: 4 years

Typical A level offer: Grades AAA

Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 36 points including 666 at Higher Level to include Mathematics, Physics and one other subject and 5 in English Language at Standard Level

Contact email: ug-mace@manchester.ac.uk

Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 9210

How to apply: Formal applications for entry to all undergraduate courses must be made through  UCAS

Course description

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).

Please see our School website to hear more about  Civil Engineering at Manchester .

Open days

Our Open Days give you the opportunity to come onto campus to look around, find out more about our courses and our school, as well as meet some of our academic staff and current students.

The next University Open Days will take place on Saturday 29 September and Saturday 13 October 2018 .

Please visit the main  University website  for further information and to register online.

If you are not able to visit us on one of those days, do have a look at our   Virtual Open Day  , and if you have any questions please just get in touch:   ug-mace@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be approximately £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate student finance pages.

Additional expenses: There is a compulsory field course for Civil Engineering students which incurs a subsidised fee* (approx. £100) that contributes to travel, accommodation and subsistence. You are expected to bring your own wet weather clothing and footwear.

The exact cost and dates of the trip are confirmed at the start of your second year.

* In accordance with current University policy, this fee is restricted to be not more than 1% of the annual tuition fee of the course

Scholarships/sponsorships: For further information about scholarships and bursaries please see our  undergraduate fees pages  or visit the   Scholarships and bursaries  on the School website.

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