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Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Fees and funding

As one of the country's leading centres of research and learning, we are committed to attracting and supporting the very best students.

As well as student loans to cover fees and maintenance, you may also be entitled to a University bursary or scholarship to support you through your studies in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.

The University's main website has a thorough guide to student finance in this academic year, fully explaining the options available to you. Browse this information, and the funding available this year using the links below.

The following scholarships offered by external organisations are made available to students in our Department for September 2021 entry.

BP scholarships

As a student in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, you're eligible to apply to the BP scholarship - worth up to £9,000.

Being a BP scholar will provide financial support of £3,000 per year from your second year of study, as well as much more, as you experience first-hand what BP do.

The BP scholarship can be combined with other scholarships at the University, provided the other scholarships don't exceed an annual value of £1,500.

To apply for a BP scholarship, and to find more information, visit the BP website.

Institute of Civil Engineers QUEST Undergraduate Scholarship

As a QUEST undergraduate scholar, you would get:

  • up to £8,000 over the course of your study.
  • Paid work placements every summer.
  • The potential for a full-time job with a leading civil engineering or construction company when you graduate.
  • Experience, knowledge and the badge of an ICE QUEST scholar are good for your CV and your career - especially if you want to become an incorporated or chartered civil engineer.

The majority of the scholarships are funded jointly by QUEST and a sponsor company but there are a few fully funded by QUEST or the CF Lunoe Trust.

Eligibility

To be eligible you need to be starting a full time accredited Civil Engineering undergraduate degree in a UK University and have predicted A-level grades of ABB or higher. Your subjects would preferably be in maths and science or design-based subjects. 

For further information and to apply online, please see the Institute of Civil Engineers website:

Institute of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution has a range of scholarships available to students who are about to commence their Institution-accredited degree. For further information please see the IMechE website.