What will I learn?

**Overview**Do you have what it takes to plan, design, construct and manage large-scale building projects, from roads to skyscrapers?On this BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree course, you’ll get to grips with the theory, methods and skills needed for a career in civil engineering, in the city that gave the world Isambard Kingdom Brunel.You’ll learn how to design, construct, operate and maintain the infrastructure that supports everything from buildings and transportation to public amenities.**Accredited by**This course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers – meeting in full the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and in part the academic requirement for Chartered Engineer (CEng).100% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Create your own designs and models- Carry out materials and structures testing, fluid flow modelling and soil investigation- Use our environmental laboratory located at a sewage treatment works- Apply your skills to practical problems as part of our partnerships with local and global organisations- Boost your future career opportunities with the option to study practical diving and underwater engineering, and gain a recognised diving qualification- Get out of the classroom with visits to the Isle of Wight and construction sites around the city, plus a field trip to the National Construction College in Norfolk- Enjoy insights from industry specialists – recent guest speakers include practitioners from ICE, Atkins, MWH, Portsmouth Water, Mott MacDonald, Portsmouth City Council, Colas and Parsons Brinckerhoff- Fully meets the educational base to become an Incorporated Engineer and partially meets the educational base to become a Chartered Engineer**Careers and opportunities**What can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?The skills you develop on this course are highly sought-after by employers in fields such as:- civil and structural engineering- civil engineering contracting- construction engineeringWhat jobs can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?Roles our graduates have taken on include:- civil and structural consultancy engineer- civil engineering contractor- graduate structural engineer- construction engineerOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career."The placement furthered my skills in problem-solving, communication, time management, teamwork and individual initiatives." Thomas Glenn, Civil Engineering Student

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 21,200) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 21,200) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities