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Civil Engineering - BEng (Hons)

Bachelor’s Degree
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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.5
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Civil Engineering works by designing, building and maintaining the infrastructure we rely on on a daily basis: buildings, roads, bridges, water and energy systems, waste disposal networks, and much more. People working in Civil Engineering & Construction need to change plans and frameworks and find solutions to complex problems such as human growth or natural disasters. Other technologies included by Civil Engineering are Transport Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Geotechnical Engineering. State Engineering, you will learn how to follow building safety standards and building rules. You will learn how to manage construction projects, do all the calculations and make adjustments where needed. Other important building blocks to keep in mind are: environmental impact, durability, and the appropriate use of building materials for the projects you will be working on.

The Heriot-Watt University Civil Engineering course covers major fields of architecture, geo technology, and water and transportation engineering. The qualifications are designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a Chartered Civil Engineer. The core curriculum focuses on asset analysis and ethics, covering key areas. Recent years of study have focused on construction and management. On the whole, it emphasizes your personal growth within the realm of professionalism. All Civil Engineering undergraduate courses are supported by the Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Committee, which includes employer representatives from many countries. The overall approach to teaching and learning is student-centered, designed to encourage students to become more committed to their learning and development as the program progresses. Graduates of Civil Engineering may work in the public or private sector. Here are some of the popular jobs people are looking for: a building engineer, a building engineer, a water resource engineer, and a building control inspector.

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September 2021

4 Years


Edinburgh Campus

September 2022

4 Years


Edinburgh Campus

September 2023

4 Years


Edinburgh Campus

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World Ranking
Source: QS Global World Ranking 2020
National Ranking
Source: Guardian University Guide 2021
About Heriot Watt University
University of Birmingham
Heriot Watt University has approximately 8492 international students. 147 China
IELTS is accepted at Heriot Watt University

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