University of West London

Course Introduction

This course will provide you with the key analytical and practical skills and knowledge required to become a chartered civil engineer. The expertise of leading industry consultants and businesses feeds directly into your accredited degree. You will gain a full understanding of the key civil engineering disciplines including structure, geotechnics, hydraulics, transportation and highway engineering.

You will benefit from being taught by industry experts at the forefront of the latest world-leading research. You will study advanced skills and knowledge and practical experience for analysis, design, construction and operation in civil engineering technologies. You will study all of the core subject areas with a focus on analysis and materials behaviour. Later on in the course you will have the chance to specialise in areas such as design and management. We ensure that contemporary matters are considered. For example, we will show you how to think about problems from a sustainable point of view so you are prepared for the ever changing needs of our world. As well as preparing you academically, we will seek to prepare you for the professional world. We put emphasis on your personal development and will use our industry insight to identify the skills you need to grow and enhance to succeed in your chosen career.

You will gain work experience during a work-based project. This can enhance your career prospects as employers will often seek graduates with hands-on experience.

Civil engineering can be traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines. Our graduates can follow their career in any of the following sub-disciplines:

• Structural engineering - structural engineering consultancies

• Water resources engineering - utility companies

• Transportation engineering - transportation authorities

• Materials science and engineering - research centres

• Construction engineering - civil engineering companies

• Environmental engineering - local and national government

• Geotechnical engineering - engineering consultancies.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £12,500 Overseas Fees