"Civil engineers help to shape the world that we live in."
Our programme structure pages have more details of the courses within each theme and each year.
Please visit the Academic Registry pages for more specific information about programme and unit outlines.
If you are looking for an exciting career in a fast-moving, challenging and rewarding profession, involving design, construction and management of the largest and most iconic infrastructures around the world, then civil engineering at Bristol will suit you.
Civil engineers make a difference to the world and to the quality of people's lives. They find solutions to the problems of the environment, such as scarce water resources, transport and sustainable energy. Becoming a civil engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in a very wide range of sectors, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply and sewage treatment, and energy production among others.
Studying civil engineering at Bristol is ...
All our UG degree programmes have been accredited, under licence from the Engineering Council, by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising:
Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.
These degrees are accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). See www.jbm.org.ukfor further information.
This degree is accredited as:
The Department of Civil Engineering is also certified with the EUR-ACE® European quality label for our BEng and MEng engineering degrees.
The EUR-ACE® label guarantees your knowledge, understanding and practical capabilities as an engineer meet rigorous international standards. Successful completion of your degree means you can achieve professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
From day one of your degree you will be treated as a professional engineer on your way to chartered status. We encourage you to join at least one of these professional institutions while you are still a student.
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