Civil Engineering Ranked top in Scotland and sixth in the UK (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2016)

Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee provides an exciting mix of research and teaching. Our staff make significant contributions to their field in research, teaching and knowledge transfer. We are one of the top departments in the UK for Civil Engineering degrees as determined by national league tables.Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee is ranked number 8 for student satisfaction out of all UK Universities according to the latest National Student Survey Results. We scored 93% overall satisfaction for the quality of our MEng course and high scores for the quality of teaching and feedback, the reputation our students have with industry, opportunities to undertake research and industry led project work and access to learning resources.

Research top in Scotland and third in UK

Our research is top in Scotland, and third in the UK, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014. We pride ourselves on our exciting blend of research and teaching from undergraduate to postgraduate level.

International

We are currently ranked in the top 200 Civil Engineering departments in the world by QS World Rankings. Our strong ties with highly reputable employers, enable us to provide our students with insight into the world of industry. We provide a friendly and informal teaching and learning environment, with a high staff-student ratio and an excellent employment record for our graduates.

‌Employability

Many of our Civil Engineering graduates have gone on to work for highly reputable companies, click here to find out more.

‌Undergraduate Degrees

  • 80% of our graduates are in professional or managerial jobs six months after study
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Our MEng and BEng programmes are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Structural Engineers (ISE), and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) at Chartered Engineer (CEng) Level.

The BEng (Hons) is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng.

Postgraduate Degrees

All our MSc degrees are accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. Visit the Joint Board of Moderators homepage for further information.

What our students say

Jocelyn Trottet

"I always found there was a good atmosphere between the lecturers and my fellow civil engineering students."

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Guilhem Thomasset

"The Civil Engineering Department at the University of Dundee is one of the best in the UK, therefore I felt it was the perfect place to gain practical team-working experience abroad in Civil Engineering"

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