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Programme structure: Civil Engineering (BEng) - what's running in 2020/21

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Field Methods CENG10005 20 Mandatory
Engineering Mathematics 1 EMAT10100 20 Mandatory
Design and Computing 1 CENG16300 20 Mandatory
Structural Engineering 1 CENG11700 20 Mandatory
Mechanics of Fluids and Structures CENG10006 20 Mandatory
Properties of Materials 1 CENG10001 10 Mandatory
One from:
Sustainable Development UNIV10001 20 Optional
Application of Electronics EENG16200 10 Optional
20 credit points of language units: NB LANG10015 and LANG10016 may only be taken by overseas students who have not met the hurdle in the English diagnostic test at the start of the academic year
Academic English for Engineers: lab reports LANG10015 10 Optional
Academic English for Engineers: critical thinking LANG10016 10 Optional
Certificate of Higher Education   120  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

Students who take the language option will gain 130 credit points.

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