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University of Bath

Civil and Architectural Engineering

UCAS Code: H202
MEng (Hons) 4 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

152

% applicants receiving offers

80%

Subjects
  • Civil engineering
  • Building
Student score
87% HIGH
Not Available
% employed or in further study
97% MED
Not Available
Average graduate salary
£26.3k HIGH
Not Available
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
A*AA

A typical offer is to obtain grades A*AA at GCE A-level including Mathematics. Alternate Offers - obtain AAA at GCE A Level including Mathematics plus ONE of the following: Grade A in an EPQ or Grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives or Grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate. We are keen to encourage applicants who use a 4th A level subject to broaden their education and may make an alternative offer across all 4 subjects of AAAA. Mathematics at grade A.

Scottish Highers
AAAAA

Obtain grades AAAAA at Higher level, plus AA in Advanced Highers which must include Advanced Higher Mathematics

Scottish Advanced Highers
AA

AAAAA at Higher level, plus AA in Advanced Highers which must include Advanced Higher Mathematics. Mathematics at grade A.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 152 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

80%

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

£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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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

Modules

Year 1: Structures 1a; building environment 1; detailed design 1; geology; design studio l; history and theory of architecture: 20th century western architecture and design; structures 1b; computer applications; mathematics 1; surveying; materials science 1. Year 2: Soil mechanics; civil engineering hydraulics; mathematics 2; structural design and construction 1; structures 2; surveying and geology field course; building environment 2; transportation infrastructure engineering; foundation design; transportation infrastructure engineering; foundation design; civil engineering management 1; structural design and construction 2. Year 3: Dissertation; geotechnical engineering; civil engineering hydraulics; structures 3; joint design project; bridge engineering; building environment 3; civil engineering management 2; materials science. Year 4: Group design project; structures 4; thermofluids; building environmental design project lightweight structures; facade engineering; a range of optional units.

University of Bath

The campus Bath University

At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath is a top five UK university (Guardian University Guide 2018) and ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. All our degrees offer placement options and 86% of our employed first degree graduates move into top-level jobs. 

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
39%
61%

Year 1

31%
69%

Year 2

34%
66%

Year 3

40%
60%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
53%
47%

Year 1

55%
45%

Year 2

50%
50%

Year 3

41%
59%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 88%
Student score 87% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

87%

Staff made the subject interesting

97%

Library resources are satisfactory

86%

Feedback on work has been helpful

58%

Feedback on work has been prompt

62%

Staff are good at explaining things

97%

Received sufficient advice and support

78%

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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
41% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
32% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
10% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
503 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
84% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
4% 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 97% MED
Average graduate salary £26.3k HIGH
Graduates who are engineering professionals

69%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

4%

Graduates who are sports and fitness occupations

2%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The recession probably hit construction the hardest of all industries, which meant that civil engineering, which had one of the lowest unemployment rates before the downturn, was one of the worst affected subjects. Things have got better since then, and appear to be rapidly improving, but normally we'd expect to see unemployment rates at about half of what they are currently. We're still officially short of civil engineers, especially in areas to do with mining, tunnelling and safety, and salaries are well above the graduate average. 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 – it’s the most common way for civil engineers to secure their first position.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

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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
63% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
14% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
100% of students are part-time

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

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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 Not Available
Average graduate salary Not Available

Sorry, we don't have any information about graduates from this subject here.

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The recession hit the construction industry very hard and that has meant a tough few years for graduates in related subjects. Building graduates haven't had as difficult a time as other construction grads, though. Most graduates get jobs quickly, with quantity building surveyors, construction engineering and site management roles amongst the most common. There are jobs to be had in most parts of the country, so if you're technically-inclined and want to work somewhere specific, it might be worth considering this as an option. Building graduates are more likely than most to start their career with an employer who gave them work experience, so it’s particularly worth trying to secure links with industry if you take this degree.
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