Do you want to design large structures or be involved in projects that have great benefits to societies around the world? This accredited 4 year MEng course provides all the further learning required for you to proceed towards becoming a Chartered Civil Engineer. Our Plymouth Civil Engineers imagine, design and create the structures and technical approaches that provide shelter, clean water, sanitation, transportation, energy security and protection from natural hazards.
You will learn how to communicate effectively, manage projects and work in professional teams. You may choose to take a paid year in the industry with a civil engineering employer and can further boost your professional development by attending specialist seminars and talks. We can also offer you a mentor drawn from our network of engineering professionals. The final year develops your advanced understanding of core civil engineering disciplines and finishes with an integrating design project.
Four years integrated masters programme.
Start your professional career from day one with a course accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation. As a student member, you’ll join a network of over 80,000 members worldwide, as well as have the opportunity to get involved in our active local branches. Our MEng (Hons) degree is accredited by professional institutions as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Immerse yourself in the real world of civil engineering through site visits, field trips and visiting lectures from leading Chartered Civil Engineers working on major projects.
Benefit from our £19 million Marine Building, which offers you opportunities to learn water engineering and coastal engineering. We offer major options in structural engineering and flood modelling to equip you to specialise in design and flood risk management.
Learn from our teaching staff of professionally qualified experts with relevant experience from the civil engineering industry and researchers with national and international reputations.
Get ahead in your career by spending an optional placement year working as a paid student engineer, a great opportunity to further your knowledge and make important industry contacts.
Learn a host of design skills from problem-solving to sustainable development, as well as developing the critical thinking that plays a key role in the work of a civil engineer, including interpreting and analysing data.
Develop your professional skills including communication, self-management, team working and leadership, all vital in pursuing a rewarding career.
Increase your employability by taking an extra-curricular HSE-recognised diving qualification (subject to availability).
Study core subjects including engineering surveying, geotechnics, hydraulics, management, materials, and structural analysis.
Join our extensive network of Chartered Civil Engineer graduates from the University of Plymouth and now work at all levels in the industry both nationally and internationally.