What will I learn?

Civil engineers design, build and operate the physical infrastructure that we often take for granted - from bridges and buildings to water treatment and waste management systems.Civil engineering involves applying your physics and mathematics knowledge, and using engineering and computing tools in a creative and sustainable way. This programme will train you to be a civil engineer of the future, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to shape our ever-changing world. You will have the opportunity to specialise in a number of technical streams including:* structural, environmental and construction management* geotechnical* fire safety engineeringWe put a strong emphasis on engineering design throughout this degree programme. **Why Edinburgh?**As a member of Edinburgh's supportive and close-knit civil engineering community, you will benefit from curriculum, teaching and design projects that have been actively shaped by our industrial partners. You will also have opportunities to interact with recent graduates who are now working in industry.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£30,400.00 (US$ 40,533) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Central area campus

George Square,


Edinburgh, City Of,

EH8 9JZ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum entry requirements in the standardised tests are: ACT score of 27 plus two AP scores at 4+ or two SAT subject tests at 650+; SAT score of 1290+ (650+ in Evidence based reading and Writing and 620+ in Math) plus two AP scores at 4+ or two SAT subject tests at 650+; 3 AP scores at 4+; 3 SAT Subject Test scores of 650+; A combination of the AP and SAT, such as 1 AP score at 4+ and 2 SAT Subject Tests at 650+. A combination of AP and SAT Subject tests are acceptable, provided they are in different subjects. For example, AP French and SAT Physics are acceptable as two scores, but AP French and SAT French are only considered once. Students with International Baccalaureate or French Baccalaureate will be considered. The Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma is accepted for entry. The Diploma must include three Cambridge International A Levels achieved with points equivalent to the A Level grade requirements for the programme including required subjects. Many of our degree programmes require that you have some experience of the subject at high school. This means that one or more of your three standardised test scores must include specific subject requirements, such as an AP score or SAT subject test in a certain subject relevant to the degree you are applying to. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual undergraduate degree programmes.

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


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