Why study civil engineering?
Civil engineers are creative problem solvers who tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.
From the world’s tallest buildings to resilient water supplies in developing countries, civil engineers work on the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure.
This puts them in a prime position to shape the world around us, and protect and enhance our environment through the sustainable use of resources.
Why UWE Bristol?
BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering introduces you to the broad spectrum of civil and environmental engineering.
Learn about structures and materials, soil mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology and risk management. Get involved with department research in transport, flooding, bridges and sustainability.
Develop vital professional skills in management, creative skills in design and practical skills in surveying, geographical information systems (GIS) and computer-aided design (CAD).
Apply what you’ve learned through projects based on real-world scenarios. Complete placements provided by our partner employers and get their advice on CV-writing and interview techniques.
Gain an inside track on the profession through site visits and guest lecturers.
Where can it take me?
This degree is your first step on the path to becoming an Incorporated Engineer. By completing a programme of accredited further learning, you could also become a Chartered Engineer.
See Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng.
Careers will be varied, with opportunities in the UK and overseas in areas such as structural design, water, power, road or railway infrastructure engineering, business planning and cost forecasting.