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Programme structure: Civil Engineering with Study Abroad (MEng) - what's running in 2021/22

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.

CENGM0062 is a must pass unit. For the definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms from Annex 1 to the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/esu/assessment/annex/glossary.html

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
If no Research Project taken abroad then Masters Research Project is required. If no group design project taken abroad then CENG30019 Civil Engineering Practice is required. If neither a design nor a research project taken abroad both Masters Research Project and CENG30019 Civil Engineering Practice are required.
Masters Research Project CENGM0080 40 Optional TB-4
Design Project CENGM0062 40 Optional TB-4
Up to 40 credit points from this list (all ULOs from this list must have been taken by the end of year 4)
selection should be made in consultation with the Study Abroad Co-ordinator for the school and the relevant Programme Director
Advanced Structural Analysis CENG30010 20 Optional TB-4
Geotechnical Design CENG30016 20 Optional TB-4
Civil Engineering Practice CENG30019 40 Optional TB-4
Remaining credits (to add to 120 credit points) must be taken from the list below. CENGM0078 Probability Statistics for Seismology and Structural Reliability may not be taken if CENG30006, CENGM0041 or equivalent taken in Year 3.
Masters Research Project CENGM0080 40 Optional TB-4
Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development CENGM0071 20 Optional TB-2
Infrastructure Systems Management CENGM0072 20 Optional TB-4
Water Resources Management in a Changing World CENGM0073 20 Optional TB-4
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering CENGM0074 20 Optional TB-2
Structural Earthquake Engineering CENGM0075 20 Optional TB-4
Soil-Structure Interaction CENGM0076 20 Optional TB-4
Probability and Statistics for Seismology and Structural Reliability CENGM0078 20 Optional TB-1
Advanced Structural Materials and Design CENGM0079 20 Optional TB-4
Smart Cities and Infrastructure CENGM0081 20 Optional TB-2
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise INOVM0015 20 Optional TB-1
Engineering Design for Renewable Energy Systems AENGM0076 20 Optional TB-4
Civil Engineering with Study Abroad (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, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

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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