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Coventry University

Civil Engineering

UCAS Code: H202
Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon) years full-time 2018
Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon) years full-time, sandwich 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Civil engineering
Student score
79% MED
% employed or in further study
96% MED
Average graduate salary
£25.5k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

to include Maths. Excludes General Studies.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

in an Engineering or Construction subject. If taking Engineering, applicants must achieve Merits in 'Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems' and 'Further Engineering Mathematics'. If taking Construction, applicants must achieve Merit in the 'Further Mathematics for Construction'.

International Baccalaureate

to include Maths at Higher level.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

You could have the opportunity to study for a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree on this three or four-year Civil Engineering degree course. Civil engineering is a challenging, demanding and rewarding profession, and is designed to enable you to contribute to the present and future wellbeing of modern and developing societies throughout the world. Your studies are underpinned by three core course themes, which are carefully balanced across all years of the course, centred on specific technical knowledge, construction practice and skills development through group project work. We aim to provide an insight into the full breadth of design and construction disciplines that collaborate in the multidisciplinary construction industry. Full-time students also have the potential to benefit from the practical experience brought to the course by part-time students already working in industry. Throughout the three years of study, we will cover the principles and practice of civil engineering within a global context, including structural analysis and design, materials, geotechnics, highways and surveying, construction and project management, hydraulics and water engineering.


Coventry University

The library

Here at Coventry we place students at the heart of everything we do. We know you want excellent teaching and plenty of it; a great student experience; and a career at the end which makes your investment of money and time worthwhile. You will be among the first to use the new 35 million students' building called TheHub, the centre of student and social life on campus.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 90%
Student score 79% MED
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
40% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
15% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
19% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
339 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
48% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
5% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £25.5k MED
Graduates who are engineering professionals


Graduates who are architects, town planners and surveyors


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Do you want to be in demand? This might be the degree for you! We are officially short of civil engineers, and so around two thirds of civil engineering graduates start jobs specifically as civil engineers, and starting salaries are well over £25k last year. Demand for civil engineers and related jobs - we're short of all of them - means that good graduates have plenty of options directly related to their degree when they graduate. This is a subject where work experience can be very helpful in getting a job and many students do work for engineering companies while they take their degrees.
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