London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Civil Engineers deliver a vital service in ensuring the safe, timely, well'resourced construction of a huge range of projects in the built and natural environment, from transport networks to Olympic stadia. This would be the right course for anybody interested in designing, building and maintaining things that can change the world.

Course Modules

Year 1: engineering mathematics and modelling; design and practice; engineering principles; structures and surveying Year 2: design and construction; advanced engineering mathematics and modelling; soil mechanics; hydraulics; theory of structures; integrated field studies project Year 3: BEng project; design of an engineering system; innovation and enterprise; geotechnical engineering; environmental engineering; structural analysis and structural design.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time Day
BEng (Hons)
4 years
BEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-128
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M1
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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74% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 59%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

£33,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

98% Go on to work and/or study

In work 82
Studying 10
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 1
Unknown 1

33% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 55%

Total Coursework: 42%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation