UWS Clearing 2022

Civil Engineering



BEng (Hons)


4 years full-time. Part-time also available.




September 2022



About the course

The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering covers broad-based civil engineering subjects to equip you with knowledge and skills to plan, design and implement major civil engineering projects.

There is also the possibility of undertaking a 36-week period of paid industrial training incorporated into this degree. These industrial training opportunities are completed outwith academic study terms (over the summer months) and are competitive in nature. As such, secutring one cannot be guaranteed. However, if you are successful in completing this period of employment, you will graduate with a ‘Sandwich’ degree which demonstrates to employers that you are ready to make an immediate contribution to their teams.

The practical nature of the civil engineering course also means that you will visit construction sites and spend time Regular guest lectures from industry professionals will provide you with insight to what working life as a civil engineer is really like. 

This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council as:

  • fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
  • partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and 1 other science from Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Physics
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and 1 other science
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H3 H3 H3 or H3 H3 H3 H3 including Maths and 1 other science
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Construction; Engineering Practice or Engineering: Building Services or Engineering Systems or Built Environment – all HNC quaifications must include pass in SCQF Level 6 Maths (Scottish Higher Maths), or equivalent
  • Scottish Widening Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB
  • SQA Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and 1 other science
  • A-levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and 1 other science
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC L4 HNC: Civil Engineering
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Civil Engineering*
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM

* may allow Year 3 entry.

  • SQA HND / BTEC LEvel 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Civil Engineering – all HNDs must include pass in SCQF Level 8 Maths, or equivalent
  • Students of the Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) in France may apply for Year 3 entry and applications will be considered on an individual basis

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

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