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Civil engineering

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From the world’s tallest buildings and most spectacular bridges, to airports, highways, hospitals, rail networks and flood defences, civil engineers provide the critical infrastructure that makes our world work.

Studying Civil Engineering at Herts will enable you to learn and apply the principles of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, environmental engineering, materials, surveying and construction. You'll also discover the latest techniques and developments, such as low-carbon materials and sustainability.

You will also benefit from specialist facilities, projects and lectures due to the University's partnership with the Building Research Establishment (BRE), ensuring you are ready for industry.

Foundation and extended degrees

If you are worried about getting the correct grades, you can also learn more about foundation and extended degrees for an alternative entry pathway into these courses.

Course title UCAS entry tariff UCAS code
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering 104 H201
Initial Year for Extended Degrees in Engineering 48 H100
MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering 120 H200

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