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Civil Engineering

Civil engineering involves the planning, design and construction of structures, systems and infrastructure that positively support the future development of our society.

Civil engineers require a wide range of knowledge and skills from understanding hydraulics and soil mechanics to structural design and construction management.

Our Civil Engineering courses will equip you with a sound understanding of the fundamental principles and the ability and confidence to apply them to solve practical problems.

BEng Civil Engineering

BEng Civil Engineering

In this three-year civil engineering degree you will study structural mechanics, geotechnics, hydraulics, and construction management.  

MEng Civil Engineering

MEng Civil Engineering

This four-year integrated masters will provide you with the opportunity to study a more extensive range of advanced civil engineering subjects.  

MEng Civil Engineering and Architecture

MEng Civil Engineering and Architecture

This course provides a cross-over between civil engineering and architecture. You will develop key design skills and gain a solid understanding of each discipline. 

MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering

MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering

This course will provide you with an understanding of the interactions between engineering and our environment, and their importance in the protection and improvement of the natural environment.

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The Constructionarium

At the end of their first year, students take part in the Constructionarium Challenge at the National Construction College

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92% student satisfaction*
Over 50 years of Civil Engineering
4th in the UK - Civil Engineering**
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I was initially drawn to Southampton as it was one of the best nationally for Civil Engineering. I came on a general university Open Day where I got a feel for student life and the campus, and then on
Tim ChatfieldMEng Civil Engineering
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* National Student Survey (NSS) 2017
** Guardian University Guide, 2019

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