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University of Greenwich

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Extended)

UCAS Code: H208
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) years full-time, sandwich 2018
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Civil engineering
Student score
79% MED
% employed or in further study
93% MED
Average graduate salary
£25.7k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
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UCAS tariff points

UCAS points which should come from A-levels. The points should come from mathematics, a physical science or a numerate subject at A2-level. You will also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English language, mathematics and a science. We will also accept: AS-levels along with A2-levels Alternative qualifications including BTEC and National Diploma. National Diploma applicants that have also successfully completed the additional, core mathematics modules and the extended project (Technical Baccalaureate) are specifically encouraged to apply Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or foundation degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 2 or later. General studies and Level 3 Key Skills are not accepted for this degree.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 64 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

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Course description

This BEng Hons extended degree is identical to the BEng Hons Civil Engineering, but also includes a foundation year and a lower entry tariff. Civil engineering is arguably one of the oldest engineering disciplines. It arose from the basic human needs for shelter, safety and warmth. The size of the challenge has grown, but the basic requirements are the same - to keep people warm, safe and secure. In addition, civil engineers now need to consider the environment and the impact that all new buildings and infrastructure development has on the world around us. They face the demands of maintaining and updating existing assets, whilst also designing and constructing new ones. From designing state-of-the-art sports stadia and transport hubs, to keeping houses and livelihoods safe from flood damage, to ensuring the provision of renewable safe energy sources, civil engineers have designed and built the modern world as we know it. This degree, together with our 3000m² of specialist and integrated engineering laboratories, prepares you for all of these challenges. The aims of the programme are: To provide you with the knowledge and skills to work as a professional incorporated or chartered (with further study) engineer with current and future civil engineering technologies, methods and standards To support you in understanding the pioneering approaches in this field and apply them to the solution of real-world problems To develop your understanding of the civil engineering industry and prepare you to gain graduate employment.


Year 0 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Engineering Project Design and Implementation (60 credits) Professional and Personal Development (30 credits) Introduction to Engineering Mathematics (30 credits) Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Design and Materials (30 credits) Engineering Professional Skills 1 (30 credits) Practical and Experimental Skills (30 credits) Engineering Mathematics 1 (30 credits) Year 2 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Construction Management and Technology (15 credits) Engineering Geology (15 credits) Hydraulics (15 credits) Soil Mechanics (15 credits) Structural Design (15 credits) Structural Mechanics (15 credits) Attributes for Employability and Professional Development for Engineers Engineering Mathematics 2 (15 credits) Materials 2 (15 credits) Year 3 Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Engineering Analysis and Applications (15 credits) Geotechnics (15 credits) Structural Analysis (15 credits) Individual Project (30 credits) Engineering Professional Skills 3 (30 credits) Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options. Design of Concrete Structures (15 credits) Bridge Design and Assessment (15 credits) Water Engineering (15 credits)

University of Greenwich

Students on Greenwich campus

The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.

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 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
23% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
12% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
40% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
344 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
82% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
19% 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 93% MED
Average graduate salary £25.7k MED
Graduates who are architects, town planners and surveyors


Graduates who are engineering professionals


Graduates who are production managers and directors


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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