University of West London
Civil and Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons)
University of West London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This environmental engineering course will develop your technical skills alongside your knowledge of contemporary issues. The course is professionally accredited and informed by the expertise of leading industry consultants and businesses.

You will gain a full understanding of the key civil and environmental engineering disciplines, including structures, water engineering, highway engineering and geotechnics.

At the end of the course you will complete a work-based project to gain experience of applying your knowledge in a professional environment.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) for the purpose of eligibility to apply for Graduate Membership.

Accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) for the purpose of eligibility to apply for Associate level membership.

Accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) for the purpose of eligibility to apply for Associate level membership.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) for the purpose of eligibility to apply for Graduate Membership.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 37 graduates of Civil and Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of West London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Environmental Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
93 /100
37 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Environmental Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28021 £29638 £34644
25-75 percentile range £25190 - £31599 £24560 - £36064 £27525 - £43176

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BEng (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Civil and Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of West London

45% Engineering professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Caring personal services
10% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
10% Sales occupations
10% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Minimum of 45 credits at level 3)

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of University of West London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of West London in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #41 
    • #55 
    Civil Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #6 
    • #6 
    Engineering Civil
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

See all university rankings of University of West London

What students say about studying Environmental Engineering in the UK?

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  • Environmental Engineering at NUS
  • What I wish I knew before being an Environmental Engineer
  • Why you SHOULD major in Environmental Engineering?

About University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is a government funded university in England. West London is made up of eight distinct schools: Claude Littner Business School, London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, the College of Nursing, London College of Music, the School of Law and Criminology, the School of Human and Social Sciences, and the London School of Film.

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Where is this programme taught

Ealing / Brentford
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