Taught course

Civil Engineering

University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in relevant engineering, science or technology subject. All applicants for the conversion degree in civil engineering will need to demonstrate their competence at mathematics or physics. This would normally be either through the successful completion of mathematics modules as part of their first degree or completion of A-level mathematics or physics.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will provide you with a sound understanding of civil engineering design and applications through a series of specialist modules in coastal, environmental, infrastructure, and transport engineering. A wide range of laboratory projects are available, which enable students to deepen their understanding of a subject that is of particular interest to them and their future careers. The programme is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers and meets the further learning requirements to become a chartered civil engineer. We also offer a conversion degree pathway aimed at non-civil engineering graduates who wish to transfer into the civil engineering industry.

Compulsory modules: Understanding Civil Engineering (for non-civil engineering graduates); Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineers
Optional modules: further module options are available

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate that they have sufficient command of English to undertake the course, for example, through an IELTS test score of 6.5 or its approved equivalent. www.southampton.ac.uk/internatonal

Fees and funding



Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651 / 3262 / 8840 / 3113 / 4885