Civil Engineering and Surveying
University of Portsmouth
Key Course Facts
Civil engineers are at the forefront of developing sustainable societies and many find themselves dealing with important social and environmental issues; research reflects this multi-disciplinary activity by collaborating on joint projects with surveyors, mathematicians, chemists and microbiologists across the globe; the institution has constructed sewage treatment systems, using ponds and reed beds, as far away as Egypt and Colombia; this work has recently extended to Thailand to help with recovery in tsunami-hit areas.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All Degrees
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A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of University of Portsmouth in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is located on the United Kingdom’s only island city, Portsmouth. This public university, which was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic, forms part of the University Alliance, an organisation whose aim is to promote growth and innovation in the UK by putting an emphasis on links with business and industry.
Student composition of University of Portsmouth
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Civil Engineering (Structural) MPhil||Newcastle University||64%||3%||4%||-||-||143||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Civil Engineering (Transport) MPhil||Newcastle University||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Civil Engineering (Environmental) MPhil||Newcastle University||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Newcastle||On campus Part-time|
|Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering PhD||Loughborough University of Technology||64%||5%||0%||-||£24100||143||Loughborough||On campus Part-time|
|Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Engineering Geology) MPhil||Newcastle University||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Newcastle||On campus Part-time|
|Civil Engineering PhD PhD||University of Dundee||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Civil Engineering (Water Resources) MPhil||Newcastle University||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Newcastle||On campus Part-time|
|Civil Engineering and Surveying PhD||University of Portsmouth||64%||5%||0%||-||-||143||Portsmouth||On campus Part-time|
|Civil Engineering and Surveying PhD||University of Portsmouth||-||-||-||-||-||-||Portsmouth||On campus Part-time|