MEng Civil Engineering (H200)
2017 entryFind a course
|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||4 year(s) full-time|
|Location of course||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available for this course|
|Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16||82 overall for Civil Engineering courses|
About MEng Civil Engineering
If you are creative and enjoy design, construction and management of the world we live in, then civil engineering is for you. This degree will equip you to find solutions to environmental problems and to design the large and unique structures such as buildings, bridges, dams and coastal defences.
The first two years of your degree cover the basics of structures, mathematics, soil and fluid mechanics, computing and surveying as well as some optional units. You may transfer between the BEng and MEng courses during the first two years.
In the third year, we introduce more optional units, allowing you to pursue your interests, while developing key professional skills. You will also undertake a major investigative research project.
Design is central to the course and this is reflected in the projects you will undertake, beginning in the first year, when you will develop a solution to an open-ended problem by designing and making a model bridge. There is a group design project in the fourth year of the MEng which is based on real problems, sourced through our links with industry.
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).
Find out more about studying Civil Engineering at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.
- Engineering Mathematics 1
- Properties of Materials 1
- Structural Engineering 1
- Introduction to Soil Mechanics and Geology
- Fluid Mechanics 1
- Engineering Mechanics
- Soft Systems and Surveying 1
- Design and Computing 1
- One unit chosen from:
- Thermal Sciences for Engineers
- Language 1
- Application of Electronics
- Sustainable Development
- Engineering Mathematics 2
- Structures and Materials 2
- Applied Soil Mechanics and Engineering Geology
- 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
- Understanding Architecture
- Language for Specific Purposes 2
- Structural Engineering 3
- Design of Geotechnical Structures
- Water Engineering 3
- Civil Engineering Systems 3
- Water Resources Project 3
- Scheme Design 3
- Finite Element Analysis 3
- Research Project 3
- One option from:
- Professional Studies B
- Sustainable Construction 3
- Physical and Human Systems Modelling 3
- Highway Engineering 3
- Fundamentals of Reliability for Engineers
- Open units.
- Structural Engineering 4
- Geotechnical Engineering Practice
- Water Resources Risk Management 4
- Civil Engineering Systems 4
- Design Project 4
- Four units chosen from:
- Earthquake Engineering 4
- Engineering for the Built Environment 4
- Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
- Power Generation for the 22nd Century
- Soil Structure Interaction 4
- Sustainable Systems
- Engineering Design for Wind and Marine Power
- Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnics
- Environmental Modelling 4
- Asset Management 4
- Engineering for International Development 4
Typical offer for MEng Civil Engineering
(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.|
(including international A-levels)
|AAA including Maths and a Science subject (such as Physics, Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geology and Geography). The third A-level can not be General studies or Critical thinking.|
|IB Diploma||38 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6, 6 in Mathematics and one other Science subject (such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography)|
|36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6, 6 in Mathematics and one other Science subject (such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography)|
|Cambridge Pre-U||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3|
|Access||Pass 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 subject. 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.*|
|SQA||SH: AAAAA and AH: AA in Mathematics and a science subject (such as Physics, Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geology and Geography)|
|Welsh Bacc||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade|
|EB||88% overall with 9.0 and 8.5 in Mathematics and a science subject (such as Physics, Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geology and Geography)|
|International qualifications||Qualifications, 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. In England, where numerical GCSE grades will start to replace letter GCSE grades, we will be aligning the two grading schemes as follows: 4 or 5 is C, 6 is B, 7 is A, and 8 or 9 is A*.|
|Academic qualifications||*Where A-level Mathematics is not offered alongside this qualification, please see section 2.2 in the admission statement.|
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This course is recognised by the following organisations:
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.
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.
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