Undergraduate

h290 - Civil Engineering MEng

Civil Engineering MEng Honours

UCAS Code: H290 (4 Years)

Course Overview

Our professionally accredited Civil Engineering MEng Honours degree includes an additional year of Master's-level study, which deepens your knowledge and provides the basis for registering as a Chartered Engineer.

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At a Glance

UCAS Code
H290

UCAS Institution Name and Code
NEWC, N21

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Degree Awarded
MEng Honours

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Course Duration
4 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAA
IB: 37 points

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Opportunities

You'll learn about the infrastructure that underpins our quality of life, and develop a strong understanding of how society might address global challenges such as climate change, population growth and resource scarcity.

During the fourth year you develop your research skills through an investigative research project. You also have the opportunity to specialise in:

  • environmental engineering
  • geotechnical engineering
  • transport engineering
  • water resource engineering

Highlights of this degree

Student profile

Civil Engineering is a very diverse course which offers you the chance to develop skills in a wide range of areas.

Jane, Civil Engineering MEng Honours
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Entry Requirements

All candidates are considered on an individual basis.

If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

Undergraduate Admissions Policy

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See further policies related to admission.

Careers

Civil Engineering careers

The quality of Newcastle graduates is well recognised by the engineering profession and our students have an excellent record for obtaining rewarding employment at the end of their degree programmes.

In recent years, our graduates have gone on to work for a range of leading companies and authorities such as Atkins, Arup, eCOM, CH2M Hill, Mott MacDonald, MWH, Transport for London, and Balfour Beatty.

As well as civil engineering careers, graduates have gone to work in the mining, nuclear, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries.

Some graduates have chosen to undertake advanced study (eg PhD or MSc) in civil engineering or related subjects. Others take up commissions in the Armed Forces.

An engineering degree will also equip you with the skills for a career in a wide variety of areas such as general management, administration, banking and insurance, with organisations such as HSBC and IBM.

Find out more about the career options for Civil Engineering from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.

What our graduates go on to do: employment and further study choices

See what our recent graduates went on to do and view graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. The most recent data available is for graduates who completed their course in 2014/15.

The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.

Careers and employability at Newcastle

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

94% of our 2014/15 UK/EU graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Of our graduates who entered employment 85% were in a professional or managerial position.

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

Fees & Funding

 

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Before you apply you will need to check the entry requirements for your chosen degree. We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We welcome applications from international students.

Applying to Newcastle University through UCAS

To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

UCAS codes for Newcastle University

  • institution name - NEWC
  • institution code - N21

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If you are applying independently, or are applying from a school or college which is not registered to manage applications, you will still use the Apply system. You will not need a buzzword.

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Application decisions and enquiries

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