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Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Year in Industry, BEng

Cardiff University, the United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BEngFull-time, Sandwich4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 23450 per year

About Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Year in Industry, BEng - at Cardiff University

Ranked 1st in the UK

Civil and Construction Engineering at Cardiff University ranked No.1 for research impact in the latest government research assessment (REF2014).

Industry-led content

Our course content is informed by industrial collaboration and delivered by leading academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry.

Professional award consideration

Our formal partnership with the City and Guilds of London Institute enables you to achieve the Senior Award of Licentiateship after successfully completing your placement.

Industrial placement

Gain valuable experience working in a paid role at an organisation in the UK or abroad for one academic year.

Professionally accredited course

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 on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Civil and environmental engineering is civil engineering with a focus on environmental issues such as waste management, building on contaminated land and water treatment.

Our civil and environmental engineering programme offers you a highly regarded degree course at one of the top universities in this field, preparing you for exciting future career opportunities in designing and working with the built and natural environments.

This course includes the opportunity to take a year of industrial placement between your second and third years of academic study. With this option we will support you in finding a placement that will allow you to experience at first- hand, a professional working environment. If you are successful in securing a placement you will be paid a salary and will enhance your employability skills through direct experience of working in business, industry or the public sector.

You will develop a thorough understanding of civil and environmental engineering theory, which will be backed up by practical application through laboratory and research work, field trips and design classes. Optional modules can be selected from those with an environmental theme.

If Chartered status is important to you, an MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than a BEng course.

Our other civil and environmental engineering courses include:

Entry requirements

A Levels

ABB-BBB. Must include grade B in Maths. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English requirements

Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

At least 90 overall with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking.

At least 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in all communicative skills.

II: at least two Distinctions and two Merits. III: at least a Pass in all components.

Please visit our English Language requirements page for more information on our other accepted language qualifications.

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