BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

The University of South Wales’s BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree will give you the right practical and academic training for a career in civil engineering, including structural design, geotechnical design, project management, highway and transport engineering, and sustainable design and development.

You’ll gain knowledge of fundamental engineering principles, as well as IT skills. Using industry-standard software, you’ll learn how to apply these skills to engineering problems through design and project work. There are practical field courses in the UK, and you’ll be encouraged to complete a work placement as part of your studies. During the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree, we actively encourage you to gain work experience to make you more employable. Completing a sandwich work placement option between years two and three will give you valuable experience that will look impressive on your CV and could improve your grades in the final year.

What you will study

Year One

  • Conceptual Modelling and Sustainable Design
  • Engineering Maths 1
  • Structural Analysis and Design 1
  • Site Practice, Planning and Measurement 1*
  • Surveying*
  • Construction Materials 1*
  • Construction Materials 2*
  • Fluid Mechanics*
  • Thermodynamics 1*

Year Two

  • Analytical Methods*
  • Civil Engineering Practice
  • Structural Analysis and Design 2
  • Geotechnics*
  • Engineering Surveying and Highway Design
  • Water Engineering
  • Sustainable Design Project

Year Three

  • Individual Dissertation
  • Integrated Project
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Civil Engineering Management


  • Civil Engineering Design and Applications...
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The University of South Wales has excellent facilities, and is committed to investment and refurbishment. Weve just completed a 130m investment programme in new buildings and facilities.

The University has also announced a further investment of 28m to ensure that youre using equipment and software that is state-of-the-art and industry-standard. We continually evaluate our labs and teaching spaces and regularly re-fit and re-equip them. A recent refurbishment of a number of our Civil and Mechanical...

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This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
          • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
            • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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