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International Year Two Civil Engineering




What will I learn?

A supportive start to your Civil Engineering degree

This programme provides an accelerated route to the third year of a four-year Civil Engineering degree at the University of Strathclyde. It is designed to support overseas students who perform well-above the level needed for entry to the Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Engineering and Sciences, so you can gain your degree sooner.

Why study International Year Two Civil Engineering?

This programme is equivalent to the second year of a Scottish undergraduate honours degree and has been designed in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.

In three-terms you will study specialist Civil Engineering modules, develop practical laboratory skills, and also benefit from academic classes to improve your English language and study skills.

What you will study

Designed in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, this programme guides you through core modules from the second year Civil Engineering syllabus. You will also gain experience using industry-standard laboratories as part of the intensive module taught by university lecturers.

Course overview

You will study nine compulsory core modules designed to help you succeed in your degree.

Core modules

  • Academic English Skills
  • Hydraulics
  • Lab skills for Civil Engineers
  • Land Surveying and Mapping
  • Chemistry and Material Science
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Mechanics and Materials

Degree progression

By completing the programme and achieving the required grades, you can progress into the third year of the four-year undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde.

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
£18,000.00 (US$ 22,361) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2023, 27 November 2023, 8 January 2024


University of Strathclyde International Study Centre

50 George Street,


G1 1QE, England


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