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Programme structure: Civil Engineering with Study in Continental Europe (MEng) - what's running in 2017/18

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional, with a formal period of study abroad, in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Earthquake Engineering 4 CENGM1900 10 Mandatory
Civil Engineering Systems 4 CENGM1800 10 Mandatory
Geotechnical Engineering Practice CENGM0038 10 Mandatory
Water Resources Risk Management 4 CENGM0018 10 Mandatory
If no Research Project taken abroad then Research Project 4 is required. If no group design project taken abroad then Timber Engineering or Design Project 4 is required. If neither a design nor a research project taken abroad then must take Research Project 4 and Timber 4 (or Water Resources Project if preferred)
Research Project 4 CENGM0012 40 Optional
Design Project 4 CENGM6100 40 Optional
Up to three units (30cp) from list CENG3 below (all units from this list must have been taken by the end of year 4):
Structural Engineering 3 CENG31400 10 Optional
Design of Geotechnical Structures CENG30005 10 Optional
Water Engineering 3 CENG33600 10 Optional
Civil Engineering Systems 3 CENG33900 10 Optional
Finite Element Analysis 3 CENG30003 10 Optional
One unit from list CENG2 below :
Earthquake Engineering 4 CENGM1900 10 Mandatory
Soil-Structure Interaction 4 CENGM2700 10 Optional
Sustainable Systems CENGM0033 10 Optional
Smart Cities 4 CENGM0052 10 Optional
Engineering Design for Wind and Marine Power AENGM3102 10 Optional
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise INOVM0013 10 Optional
Timber Engineering 4 CENGM0053 10 Optional
Engineering Seismology CENGM0041 10 Optional
Disaster Risk Reduction CENGM0044 10 Optional
Analysis and Design of Structures CENGM0046 10 Optional
Hazards and Infrastructure CENGM0051 10 Optional
Asset Management 4 CENGM0031 10 Optional
Power Generation for the 22nd Century MENGM0002 10 Optional
Engineering for International Development CENGM0032 10 Optional
Civil Engineering with Study in Continental Europe (MEng)   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).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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