Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Brunel University London is a world top 100 engineering university according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014/5. We aim to produce the next generation of leading civil engineers, fully equipped to play key professional roles in industry and the wider community. We will introduce you to mainstream civil engineering knowledge, understanding and practice, ranging from geotechnical site assessment to the sustainable design and assessment of structures. Our programme has been designed as a hands'on learning experience. You will take in fundamental theory and then test and apply that theory in the laboratory using advanced software, and during fieldwork. All programmes are fully accredited by the major UK Civil Engineering professional institutions with direct input from industry experts and applied research. The programmes are accredited by: ' Institution of Civil Engineers ' Institution of Structural Engineers ' Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation ' Institute of Highway Engineers. Civil Engineering is top in London for overall student satisfaction 'National Student Survey (NSS)2015'. Students benefit from well'equipped, modern laboratory facilities for geotechnical engineering, structural analysis and testing of innovative civil engineering materials.

Course Modules

Level 1 Core: Construction and sustainability; fundamentals of geotechnical engineering and surveying; fundamentals of structures; fundamentals of fluid mechanics; analytical methods and skills for civil engineers; professional skills. Level 2 Core: Structural design; civil engineering materials; geotechnical engineering; civil engineering hydraulics; structural mechanics; sustainable construction and professional skills. Level 3: Work Placement (for thick'sandwich mode of study). Level 4 Core: Major individual project; construction contracts, business and sustainability; steel and concrete design; water engineering; sustainable infrastructure development.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Sandwich Including Industrial Placement
BEng (Hons) £16,500 ???abroad???
4 years
Sandwich Including Industrial Placement
BEng (Hons) £9,000 ???home???

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 70%
  • International Baccalaureate 31
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD*
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)

Key Course Information

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91% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 74%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 94%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 20
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

32% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 38%

Total Coursework: 57%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,500 - £6,900
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation