Find your place at Abertay University

Our Civil Engineering degree has Clearing places available for a 2018 start

Choose one of the UK’s top Civil Engineering degrees

5 reasons to choose Civil Engineering at Abertay University

  1. We’re ranked 8th in the UK for Civil Engineering: Our Civil and Environmental Engineering course is ranked 8th in the UK by the Guardian University guide 2019.
  2. Hands-on experience with industry: We’re the only Scottish BEng programme to offer a guaranteed 12-week work placement. You’ll gain practical experience and build professional networks.
  3. You’ll be highly employable: Six months after graduating from Abertay, 95% of our graduates are in a professional or managerial role.
  4. We’re accredited: Civil Engineering at Abertay has been given accreditation by four engineering bodies: Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) at Chartered Engineer (CEng) Level.
  5. You’ll be joining the TOP Modern University in Scotland: Abertay has been ranked Top Modern University in Scotland by the Guardian Good University Guide 2019.
Abertay's Civil Engineering Workshop.

Steven Traynor (alum), Robertson Group, Framework Manager

You are graduating from a well-respected institution – embrace the opportunities that come your way. There will be many, especially if you have worked hard. Listen to your mentors in the industry, have that thirst for knowledge, don’t be afraid to make mistakes but learn from them. First and foremost, enjoy it. Your career is what you make of it.
Steven Traynor in a suit standing in front of Abertay University's Kydd building

Why Dundee?

Dundee is nestled on Scotland’s beautiful east coast. It’s Scotland’s fourth largest city. It’s also the sunniest. It’s around 60 miles from Edinburgh, 80 miles from Glasgow, and 150 miles from the Loch Ness Monster.

Dundee is a little pot of gold at the end of the A92 - The Guardian

It’s small enough to get from A to B by foot, but large enough to have great shopping and vibrant nightlife.

Dundee is a contemporary city full of energy and vision—it has one of the highest student population ratios in the UKand it’s the perfect environment for a Civil Engineering student to learn their trade.

Dundee City Centre