Civil engineering students on a field trip

About us

The Department focuses on first-class teaching and world class research

Group of Civil Engineering students

High ranking

The Department consistently appears at or near the top of national surveys and league tables.

Civil Engineering students on a field trip near the sea

Sustainable environment

Working creatively and co-operatively with the natural world to deliver a sustainable constructed environment to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations.


World-leading research in one of the top departments in the UK.

There are plenty of opportunities for all Civil Engineering graduates, but especially those from Bristol.

Civil engineering careers

People Group of students and teacher

Find out about people who work in the Department, including research details and other profile information.