4th in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014


Civil engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a better future.

£81 million investment in facilities

We understand what you need to be an amazing engineer. From 2015 you’ll benefit from our £81 million world-class engineering facility, The Diamond.

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Research Excellence Framework

Making our mark in the REF rankings

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Experience a global education

With our degrees you have the option to study abroad in Europe, North America, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong. Having students from over 15 countries attending our courses, makes us a truly international department.

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Your Career

Working with industry

Study with us and work in industry before you graduate. Our partnerships with international companies prepare you for the global workplace.

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Study with us

Our courses are influenced by our world-class research. Study with us and make new discoveries that will change the world around us.

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Research

From water supply to blast, earthquake, fire and flooding protection, our research improves lives globally.

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