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h242 - Civil and Structural Engineering MEng

Civil and Structural Engineering MEng Honours

UCAS Code: H242 (full time: 4 Years)

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Course Overview

This professionally accredited 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
H242

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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You focus on the design of structures, such as bridges and buildings, through topics including sustainable engineering systems and construction management.

During the fourth year you develop your research skills through an investigative research project. You also study advanced topics in structural engineering, such as:

  • seismic resistant design
  • unique and unusual structures
  • structural reliability and analysis

Highlights of this degree

Meet Chandan from the UK

The teaching quality on the course is brilliant. All the lecturers are so passionate about their subjects and this enthusiasm comes across in their teaching.

Chandan, Civil and Structural Engineering MEng

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Course Details

Modules for 2018 entry

Please note

The module and/or programme information below is for 2018 entry. Our teaching is informed by research and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, student feedback, or insufficient numbers of students interested (in an optional module). To find out more read our terms and conditions.

Module/programme information for 2019 entry will be published here as soon as it is available (end of May 2019).

Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage. Further information, including the credit value of the module, is available in each of the module descriptions below.

     

    Entry Requirements

    All candidates are considered on an individual basis.

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

    The entrance requirements below apply to 2019 entry.

    All candidates are considered on an individual basis.

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

    The entrance requirements below apply to 2019 entry.

    Undergraduate Admissions Policy

    See our 2018 Admissions Policy (PDF: 185 KB).

    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. 

    We host a dedicated Civil Engineering professional development fair for second-year students. Many of the sector’s leading employers and professional bodies attend. 

    In recent years, our graduates have gone on to work for a range of leading companies and authorities such as Atkins, Arup, AECOM, 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. Take a look at the most recent data available for our graduates.

    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.

    95% of our 2016 UK-domiciled graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

    Of our graduates who entered employment more than three quarters (78%) achieved 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.

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    • institution code - N21

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