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Teesside University

Civil Engineering

UCAS Code: H200
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Civil engineering
Student score
75% LOW
% employed or in further study
88% LOW
Average graduate salary
£24k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Mathematics at grade C; Physics would be a preferred second subject

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Mathematics at grade A.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-112 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

Not available

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

Summary: Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with designing, constructing and maintaining the physical and naturally built environment. In your work as a civil engineer, you might be responsible for building bridges, tunnels, flood protection measures, tall buildings and other large structures. Course details: The next few decades promise to be among the most challenging for the civil engineering community. Progressive urbanisation, increasing populations, ongoing economic development, climate change and the persistent risk of extreme events already present many threats to infrastructure.This programme produces industry-ready graduates. It incorporates key aspects of civil engineering such as structures, geotechnics, fluid mechanics, materials and construction management. We have accessible, professional lecturers and have combined an employability-focused curriculum with manageable group sizes to give you one of the best student experiences available. Skilled engineers are highly sought. Overall, 93% of our BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering students were satisfied with their course (NSS 2016). After the course: You are taught in a variety of methods including lectures, tutorials, case-based learning, workshops and seminar sessions. Technical visits, field courses and attendance at professional meetings supplement your learning experience. You are also expected to have self-study time to prepare assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. The lectures will convey large elements of the content, provide core themes and explanations of difficult concepts, and set the scene for your independent learning. You cover the JBM core subjects throughout modules in each year: structures, geotechnics, materials, construction management and hydraulics. Field courses and site visits are key components of the course, allowing you to see the scale and complexity of construction and to develop practical skills. A field course in the first year is focused around a civil engineering project and involves using many of the skills developed earlier in the year. One module a year involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period of problem-solving, which provides you with an opportunity to enhance your employability skills. Throughout the programme you use the laboratories for heavy structures, geotechnics, material properties and hydraulics. Discipline-specific modules employ a range of computer-based labs to allow you to perform simulation and numerical analysis of complex models, particularly those modules covering geotechnical, structural and hydraulics study areas. There are a range of assessments types. In-course assessment ranges from practical laboratory reports and engineering calculations, through to using 3D visualisation tools, collaborative project work, and making presentations to practising engineers from industry. We use end exams within a number of modules in each year. We have an assessment schedule with details and submission deadlines to help.


Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Teesside University

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Students here are proud of our friendly and welcoming university. Teesside is dynamic and sociable, with a real commitment to teaching the wide range of students here. Our friendly town campus in the heart of Middlesbrough offers a first rate union bar, sport and leisure opportunities, nightclub and cafes, plus lots of great nights out with big names in music and comedy.

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 82%
Student score 75% LOW
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
11% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
12% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
44% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
311 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
52% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% 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 88% LOW
Average graduate salary £24k MED
Graduates who are other elementary services occupations


Graduates who are engineering professionals


Graduates who are science, engineering and production technicians


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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