Constructing Your Future - BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Civil engineering plays a role in every aspect of society, whether that is in public construction projects, transport infrastructure, utilities or private projects. If you’re fascinated by engineering and want to play a part in the future development of society, then look no further.

Course information

Every student that chooses this BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree will have the opportunity to develop an awareness and understanding of the fundamental principles of civil engineering.

The course is structured to help you learn how these principles are applied in real-world scenarios and get to grips with the most important and innovative technological solutions used in the industry. We have invested in state-of-the-art laboratories for structures, materials and hydraulics, as well as design studios complete with CAD systems.

Our academic team are all experts in civil engineering and construction, with links to industry in the North West, and they will guide you through a hands-on, engaging course that focuses on both personal development and professional development.

This Civil Engineering degree satisfies the educational requirements of the Incorporated Engineer and offers partial accreditation for Chartered Engineer, helping you progress towards a major industry qualification.

Studying here

At the University of Bolton, we are proud to announce that we have been voted in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and we believe every student deserves the very best support throughout their time here.

You will be welcomed to our campus, based in Greater Manchester only 20 mins away from Manchester city centre and right in the heart of the exciting North West.

Our campus and class sizes have been designed to be small, inclusive and supportive to maximise both students satisfaction and teaching quality.

Choosing to study your degree here also means you can take advantage of our great range of scholarships and bursaries, including the Vice-Chancellors Scholarship, which offers all full-time undergraduates with at least 128 UCAS points, up to £1,000 in their first year. Find out more here.

Future prospects

The power of this course is that it provides the foundations for a career in any number of engineering disciplines, including civil, hydraulics and structural engineering. When combined with the employability skills that you learn, it makes for a strong CV when applying for jobs after you graduate.

As a result of the skills you have learnt, you can apply for jobs with civil engineering companies, government agencies, private construction companies, utility companies and more.

For many of our graduates, they continue to study towards their professional qualifications, including the Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer status.

Start your journey

Start your journey with the University of Bolton today, by visiting the course page. You will find all of the information you need including how to apply.


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