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University of Bath

Civil Engineering

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


% applicants receiving offers


  • Civil engineering
Student score
88% HIGH
% employed or in further study
98% MED
Average graduate salary
£27k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Mathematics is a compulsory subject. Preference for applicants with Physics and challenging arts or humanities subjects. A level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh). Alternative A level offer: AAA plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Scottish Advanced Highers

Typical offer: AA in Advanced Highers including Mathematics plus AAAAA in Scottish Highers.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

A level Mathematics is also required at grade A. We are able to consider BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas (QCF) in Engineering (excluding Vehicle Repair and Technology), Applied Science, Building Services and Construction in combination with A level Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offer: 36 points overall and 7, 6, 6 in three Higher Level subjects including Mathematics.

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


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

Develop practical and technical skills to design and build structures and infrastructure. Use integrated and creative solutions to engineer a sustainable future. Our course is for inquisitive engineers who want to answer the difficult questions about the future of civil engineering. You'll want to push the boundaries of design and construction to generate new ideas and possibilities. In your first two years, you’ll learn fundamental engineering skills in design and management. You'll gain a detailed understanding of mechanics, geotechnical and structural engineering theory and analysis. You'll use the ingenuity and communication skills that are essential in the challenging environment of civil engineering design. Group work with architecture students will give you a taster of the professional team relationships you'll experience in your future career. This will help you to develop the imaginative approaches and people skills that are just as important in the wide range of civil engineering projects that don't involve architects. Working in interdisciplinary teams will teach you how to find creative and well-rounded solutions to civil engineering challenges.


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

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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 88%
Student score 88% HIGH
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
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 98% MED
Average graduate salary £27k HIGH
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals


Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


Graduates who are engineering professionals


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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