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Civil Engineering BSc (Hons)


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University of Derby Markeaton Street Derby DE22 3AW

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Fees: This is a resource intensive course, so it costs £8600. Start date: You can start this course in September.

Even before completing the course, the knowledge I had acquired allowed me to become a more competent and rounded engineer. Jon Ellard

This degree is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). This will lead to Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE), the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (MCIHT) and the Institute of Highway Engineers (MIHE) following a period of relevant experience and professional review. Teaching and learning You will learn through lectures, seminars, tutorials, on and off site laboratory and site work and visits to companies. You will be assessed through workshop laboratories, surveying field work, groupwork and individual assignments. Some traditional exams maybe involved for design tests.


Stage one Stage TWO


About the course You will develop a thorough understanding of the process of civil engineering technical design and management. You will be introduced to key skills in structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materials.

Construction CAD and Personal Development

Structures 1

Construction Materials Technology

Site Surveying 1


Duration and mode of study: 3 years full time or 4 years with the Technology Foundation Programme.

Civil Engineering Construction

Applied Mathematics 2

Quantity Surveying Practice and Personal Development



Entry requirements: You will usually need 220 UCAS points from accepted qualifications (see reqs).

Applied Mathematics 1

Fluids and Drainage Engineering

Structural Design and Assessment

Geology and Soil Mechanics


UCAS code: H202

You will work on real life projects and case studies and go on site visits and field trips, so you will be able to put your theory into practice and develop the knowledge and skills employers are looking for. You will have the academic base for Incorporated Engineer status on completion of this course.

Study modules


Where you will study: Derby Campus, Markeaton Street.

Why choose this course?

Structural Design Project

Civil Engineering Management




Temporary Works and Geotechnics 3

Options Stage Two You will choose from:  Project Management  Surveying 2. Diploma in Professional Practice (optional) Between the second and third years, we encourage students to take an optional work placement year in industry, which will give you the additional qualification – the Diploma in Professional Practice. You will take:  Applied Professional Practice  Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice. Stage Three You will choose from:  Surveying 3  Advanced Infrastructure Design. Additional information You will be based at Markeaton street, where you will use the latest software including AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Project,

Independent Study and Personal Development

and Cato CADMeasure. We also regularly have experts from industry as guest lecturers and we’ve got links with renowned companies so you will be able to work on live projects and have excellent work placement opportunities. You can continue your professional development and further study in the discipline of civil engineering by taking our MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management course. If you don’t have the appropriate qualifications to start this course, you can apply to study the Technology Foundation Programme for a year first Your career As a graduate you will have the knowledge and skills to start your career, and you will have the academic base for Incorporated Engineer status. An Incorporated Civil Engineer is a person with an accredited Bachelor Degree and experience who can maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology, and undertake engineering design, development, manufacture, construction and operation.

Civil engineering bsc (hons)  
Civil engineering bsc (hons)