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Join the fascinating world of civil engineering by enrolling into one of the oldest, most highly accredited courses at the University of Bolton! We have been successfully teaching civil engineering courses for over 40 years, with the help of an accomplished team of lecturers with relevant first-hand experience in contracting and consultancy.
With accreditations from established engineering bodies like the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, the Institute of Highway Engineers, and The Institution of Structural Engineers, our civil engineering degree courses are highly regarded by the industry.
The University of Bolton is proud to be ranked number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester by the Complete University Guide 2020 for the third year in a row. Our civil engineering courses will focus on equipping you with life-long learning skills and with an educational base for early career development.
Our degree is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng.* to apply for both Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and Chartered Engineer (CEng) status at an early stage in your career.
As a civil engineering student, you can benefit from our established, close working industry relationships through which we are able to provide placement opportunities.
Our well-equipped light structures, surveying, soil, fluid and material laboratories alongside powerful 3D digital computing facilities allow the subject of civil engineering to come to life for you.
Our approach to your education is ‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed’ and we are ranked number four for teaching quality in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. Our small class sizes allow you to make the most of valuable one-to-one time with our passionate tutors and our course modules equip you with the right knowledge and engineering skills to enjoy a successful career in any civil engineering speciality.
Here’s what you will get in the courses:
Interactive and engaging modules to ensure you get industry insights.
Access to digital surveying equipment to capture real-time data on-site which will allow you to bring digital and intelligent construction design processes into the civil engineering and construction programmes.
Guest lectures, site visits, placements and seminars as well as the option to undertake your dissertation in association with local employers.
Opportunity to participate in live projects
Some of the potential** career options after studying these courses include job roles such as:
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and well-being, disability support or anything else you may need.
*See www.jbm.org.uk for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng
**please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry