Civil Engineering

golden-gate-bridge-civil-engineeringCivil Engineering deals with designing, building and maintaining all kinds of structures – roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, skyscrapers and water supplies. Civil engineers solve real-life problems to benefit us as we go about our daily lives.


Our students spend a week on a construction site building a scale model of an iconic structure – they rate is as one of the best experiences in their degree programme!


Civil Engineering might be for you if you:

  • Like to find solutions to real problems
  • Enjoy designing things
  • Want to improve the world we live in

Real world research:

  • Pioneering sustainable cities, improving infrastructure and the environment
  • Mapping the underworld to detect underground infrastructure, reducing unnecessary road works and saving money
  • Improving water monitoring for safe, clean water
  • The future of railways:
    the future of railway engineering

Possible careers:

Our former students work in construction, structural, transport and environmental engineering, in railways, energy and water management, and they can be found in nearly every country in the world.


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