What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAA including Maths and preferably a second science (excluding Critical Thinking)
AAAAB, in conjunction with Advanced Highers at grades AB including Maths
AB including Maths, plus Highers at AAAAB
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering: 12 units at Distinction in a relevant Engineering based subject, plus A Level Maths grade A, or 6 units at Distinction plus AA in two A-Levels to include Maths.
37 points with 6 6 6 at HL, with preferably Maths and a science at HL.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers87%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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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The School of Civil and Building Engineering offers students outstanding prospects with 97% of our employed graduates working in professional or managerial roles within six months of leaving (of those available for work or study, DHLE 2013). Civil Engineering at Loughborough is ranked 11th in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2016) and provides a strong educational basis to progress your Chartered Engineer status. Our students on the MEng Civil Engineering are some of the happiest in the UK, rating themselves as 100% satisfied with their course (Unistats 2014). The Civil Engineering courses are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation by the Joint Board of Moderators. During your studies we aim to help you to develop a range of skills and abilities which will give you the confidence needed to pursue a leading role in the construction industry. As well as gaining theoretical knowledge, you will learn how to apply it to the solution of practical problems. All MEng students have the opportunity to apply for sponsorship to a consortium of leading UK companies. Sponsorship will provide you with a bursary during your study on the course, summer placement work if you want it and a paid twelve month period of industrial training.
Year 1: mathematics; construction materials; fluid mechanics; engineering materials; construction technology and management; structural analysis and mechanics; engineering design; surveying; communications, information technology and computer aided design. Year 2: structural design; geotechnics; hydraulics; surveying; construction management; construction contract procedure; structural analysis and mechanics; mathematics; field courses further engineering mathematics. Plus options from: urban water management; French, German or Spanish. Year 3: structural analysis and mechanics; geotechnics; teamwork design project; water engineering; teamwork and leadership (outdoor course); construction it; project management; health and safety. Plus 2 options from: water treatment; applied structural analysis; GPS surveying; ground engineering; design of bridges and foundations; environmental engineering; maintenance repair and refurbishment; civil engineering for developing countries; emergency water and sanitation engineering; intensive German for civil engineers; French, German or Spanish. Year 4: research project; project information management; applied structural mechanics; environmental modelling; advanced geotechnical modelling; either design process management, development project, European projects or modules at an overseas university. Plus 1 or 2 options from: photogrammetry and remote sensing; management finance; human resource management in construction; transport demand management; enterprise technology.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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2:1 or above
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