Welcome to Built Environment and Civil Engineering

Civil engineering changes lives - from transport necessities such as roads, railways and airports, through glittering steel and glass skyscrapers and hotels, to life saving water management systems such as dams, flood defences and even sewers. If you want to build for the future then the University of Bolton offers the best preparation for a career in this vital, innovative and prestigious industry.

Industry Links

Benefit from established close working relationships with industry that provides placement opportunities at various stages of the programme.

Hands on Practical Work

You’ll undertake hands-on practical work in extensive laboratories containing the latest surveying equipment and industry-standard software.

Work in Small Groups

You’ll work in small groups, ensuring you receive the attention you deserve.

Unique Design Studio

Civil engineers and construction management students benefit from our unique design studio offering excellent facilities including CAD software and hardware.


The University holds accreditations from CIAT, CIOB, ABE, ICE and IStructE.

Expert Staff

Our dedicated staff team are experts in the construction field and they have all worked at a professional level in the industry. They will provide you with a high level of support and you will always be able to find someone to help and advise you.

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Courses in Civil Engineering and Construction

 CourseMode of Attendance2017/18
UCAS points 
Civil Engineering BEng (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Civil Engineering with Foundation BEng (Hons) Full-time 48
Civil Engineering HNC Part-time 48
Construction and Surveying HNC Part-time 32
Construction Project Management BSc (Hons)
(Next running in September 2018)
Full-time/ Part-time 96
Construction Project Management with Foundation BSc (Hons) (Next running in September 2018) Full-time 48