What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Year 1 entry - BCC including Maths and a Science subject plus 3 GCSEs including English, Maths and a Science subject
BBBB including Maths and a Science plus English at Standard grade
26 points including Maths and a Science subject at 4 points at Higher level
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers83%
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 supportNot 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
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
Year 1: Mathematics; science; structural mechanics; design and project work; introduction to the construction industry; communication, drawing and computing skills; assignments are based on examples from industry. Year 2: Construction materials; design of structural elements; hydraulics; geology for engineers; mathematics; surveying and economics. Industrial training: 20-week paid period in industrial placing. Year 3: Models in structural enginineering; water engineering; ground engineering; construction technology; project management; 2-week group design project. Industrial training: 20-week paid period in industrial placing. Year 4 (Honours): Final year project, students undertake an investigation into a subject area of their choice; modules in structural engineering; transportation engineering and a choice of options in areas of environmental management or specialist fields of civil engineering.
UWS is among the fastest growing institutions, offering modern, job market relevant degree courses to a wide demographic of students through different learning platforms. The Students' Association is on campus to support, enable and represent all students. It also offers the ultimate recreational and safe spaces in our campuses in Ayr, Hamilton and Paisley.
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What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
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.
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.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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?