Civil Engineering

Course details





Start Date

September 2020


BEng (Hons)

About the course

Learn the skills required to design, construct and organise civil engineering projects with UWS’s BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering programme.

To equip you with the wide-ranging skills and knowledge sought after by employers, this programme covers the following areas:

  • Mathematics
  • Structural analysis and design
  • Hydraulics
  • Surveying
  • Project management
  • GeotechnicsRegular guest lectures from industry professionals will provide you with insight to what working life as a civil engineer is really like.This programme also offers two 18-week periods of industrial training to prepare you for employment in the civil engineering industry following graduation.

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

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

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: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and 1 other science
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Maths and 1 other science
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Construction; Engineering Practice; Engineering: Building Services; Engineering Systems; Built Environment – all HNC quaifications must include pass in SCQF Level 6 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
  • HNC/BTEC L4 HNC: Civil Engineering with Graded Unit at A
  • HND: Civil Engineering
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
  • SQA HND / BTEC LEvel 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Civil Engineering – all HNDs must include Graded Unit at B and a 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

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)


We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

Guide to clearing

We have put together a page to help you understand clearing and where you are on your clearing journey

If you have any questions you can email us at

Clearing 2020

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