Taught course

Civil Engineering

Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

Entry requirements

  • A Level - ABB to include Mathematics. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC - DDM in an Engineering or Construction subject.
  • IB Diploma - 30 points to include Mathematics at Higher level.
  • GCSE requirement - 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

For Direct entry to Year 2 an applicant possessing an appropriate HND or HNC in a Civil Engineering discipline or equivalent from another institution will be considered for these courses:

Students who normally pass all HND or HNC modules with a module mark of at least 70% will be eligible to transfer to the MEng in Year 2.

In addition, students will need GCSE Maths and English grade C or above. Applicants who don’t have the above entry requirements will still be considered on their individual merits where alternative and additional evidence of aptitude, such as extensive practical experience is evident.

We recognise a breadth of qualifications, speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.

Months of entry


Course content

This Civil Engineering course is aimed at students who aspire to become professionally qualified engineers. It is suitable for those who wish to study Civil Engineering with an emphasis on engineering practice and its role within construction, in the UK and abroad.

This course aims to develop the combination of technical, practical and managerial skills necessary to analyse, design and manage solutions for innovative and complex engineering problems as a basis for future leadership in the civil engineering profession.

You will be taught by current staff with academic and professional experience in the civil engineering and construction industries, having worked for companies such as Carillion, Arcadis and Laing O’Rourke as principal, senior and management engineers.

Teaching is highly practical; you will have the chance to draw on real-life case studies, provided by companies such as Arcadis, CGL, Crossrail and Galliford Try. You will have opportunities to use industry-standard software as is widely used by design and consulting engineers. You will also be given significant opportunities to apply for industrial placements* at companies that have previously included: Atkins, Balfour Beatty, Interserve, Morgan Sindall, Mott MacDonald, Severn Trent Water and Warwickshire County Council.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all sections.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250 per year
International students
£18,050 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEng
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44(0)24 7765 4321