MEng Civil Engineering with Study Abroad

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Application method Entry by transfer from H200 or H201
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applications for 2014/15 658
Number of places for 2016/17 86

About MEng Civil Engineering with Study Abroad

MEng Civil Engineering with Study Abroad provides the chance to study in Australia, Canada, Colombia, USA, Hong Kong or Singapore. There is no direct entry on to the course, but you can transfer from the other courses if you reach a high academic standard in your first two years.

Visit our Study and Work Abroad Office website for more information about where you can study abroad.

This degree is accredited by Joint Board of Moderators under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. 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).

More about Civil Engineering

Find out more about studying Civil Engineering at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Course structure

First year

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Properties of Materials 1
  • Structural Engineering 1
  • Geotechnics 1
  • Fluid Mechanics 1
  • Systems and Surveying 1
  • Design and Computing 1
  • One unit chosen from:
    • Thermal Sciences for Engineers
    • Language 1
    • Application of Electronics 1
    • Sustainable Development

Second year

  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Structures and Materials 2
  • Geotechnics 2
  • Hydraulics 2
  • Professional Studies A
  • Civil Engineering Design 2
  • Computer Modelling 2
  • One unit chosen from:
    • Systems and Technologies for Smart Cities
    • Hazards and Infrastructure
    • Language for Specific Purposes 2

Third year

Year abroad

Fourth year

  • Structural Engineering 4
  • Geotechnics 4
  • Water Resources Risk Management
  • Civil Engineering Systems 4
  • One option from:
    • Research Project 4
    • Design Project 4
  • One option from H200 year four option list
  • Three options from:
    • Structural Engineering 3
    • Geotechnics 3
    • Water Engineering 3
    • Civil Engineering Systems 3
    • Professional Studies B
    • Water Resources Project
    • Finite Element Analysis
Further details about the course structure for Civil Engineering with Study Abroad

Typical offer for MEng Civil Engineering with Study Abroad

A-levels
(including international A-levels)
A*AA  including Maths and a Science subject (such as Physics, Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geology and Geography). The A* must be in Maths or in the Science Subject. The third A-level cannot be General studies or Critical thinking.
A-levels
(including international A-levels)
(contextual offer)
AAA including Maths and a Science subject (such as Physics, Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geology and Geography). The third A-level cannot be General studies or Critical thinking.
IB Diploma 38 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6 in one Science subject (such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography) and 6 in Mathematics (or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics)
IB Diploma
(contextual offer)
36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6 in one Science subject (such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography) and 6 in Mathematics (or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics)
Cambridge Pre-URequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
AccessPass Access to HE Diploma (Science or Science and Engineering) with 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. At least 12 credits at Distinction in Mathematics and 12 credits at Distinction in a Science all at level 3. The Mathematics units taken should include calculus, algebra and trigonometry plus A-level Mathematics at grade A.*
BTEC D*DD (Engineering) plus A-level Mathematics at grade A.*
SQASH: AAAAA and AH: AA in Mathematics and one other Science subject
Welsh BaccRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
EB88% overall with 9.0 and 8.5 in Mathematics and Physics
International qualificationsQualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country
English language requirements Profile E
Further information about English language requirements
Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:Grade C in Maths and English
Academic qualifications*Where A-level Mathematics is not offered alongside this qualification, please see section 2.2 in the admission statement.

More entry information

Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1640
Email: eng-ug-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

Fees and funding

For information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit fees and funding.

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.

Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer

The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Key information about this course

Did you know?

  • Students from more than 180 countries study with us, and we share more than 150 exchange links with institutions worldwide.
  • Our Students' Union has over 200 student-run societies, and the Richmond Building, home to the Students' Union, is undergoing a £30-million renovation.
  • 11 Bristol graduates and members of staff have been awarded Nobel prizes.

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