BEng Civil Engineering
The BEng course in Civil Engineering aims to produce the next generation of leading civil engineers, equipped for leading professional roles in the civil engineering industry and the wider local, national and global community.
Drawing on an impressive body of pure and applied research engineers and scientists, we will introduce you to mainstream civil engineering knowledge, ranging from geotechnical site assessment to assessing and designing structures and water engineering.
Professional engineers working with major clients, consultancies and contractors are involved in bringing real world experience to the programme.
The next few decades promise to be amongst the most challenging ever for the civil engineering community. Rising populations, progressive urbanisation and ongoing economic development, not to mention climate change and the persistent risk of extreme events, already present many threats to infrastructure.
As a result, civil engineers need to draw deeply on their knowledge, skills and ability to innovate through design and use of materials. Doing this they provide essential facilities such as sustainable structures, roads, bridges, tunnels and flood protection and waste management, while minimising the negative impacts on communities and the environment.
Brunel’s programme has been designed as a ‘hands-on’ learning experience. You will learn fundamental theory, and then have the opportunity to test and apply much of that theory through design in the laboratory, using advanced software, and during field work.
- 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
- Structural Design
- Civil Engineering Materials
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Civil Engineering Hydraulics
- Structural Mechanics
- Sustainable Construction and Professional Skills
- Major Individual Project
- Construction Contracts, Business and Sustainability
- Steel and Concrete Design
- Innovative Construction Materials
- Structural Analysis
Go for civil engineering, because civil engineering is the branch of engineering which teaches you the most about managing people. Managing people is a skill which is very, very useful and applies almost regardless of what you do.
Sir John Harvey Jones
This is relatively new course, launched in 2012. We anticipate that our students will help fill the increasing demand for high-quality civil engineering graduates. Contractors and consultants working on large infrastructure projects such as bridges, tall buildings, tunnels, flood defence schemes, transport and power generation are likely environments for many of our graduates to begin their careers.
Some may progress to take posts of responsibility with national and local government agencies or major firms of consulting engineers. Others may specialise in fields such as construction, sustainability, innovative materials, foundation engineering, tunnelling, geotechnical exploration or building services engineering, both within the UK and overseas.
Recent graduates and sandwich students on related courses have secured positions at:
- Houses of Parliament
- Clancy Docwra
- Laing O’Rourke
Entry Requirements (International Students)
- Secondary School Diploma Overall Grade 75% over 100%.
- English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in all bands)
- 2 Academic Reference Letters
- Statement of Purpose (Motivation Letter)
- Bachelor in Civil Engineering
- £ 17,500 per year
- 3 years
- London Campus
- Language Requirement: IELTS 6.0
- January - September