Your next steps
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
Your civil engineering degree from Manchester could take you anywhere. Our industry links, comprehensive course content and dedicated staff mean our graduates go on to a range of exciting careers. Employers include engineering consultancies such as Arup, Atkins, BuroHappold and Network Rail.
Employability rate: 95% (in work or further study within 15 months, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Average salary: £28 000 (15 months after the course, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Working on the MECD facility
MEng graduate Evan is now working for Balfour Beatty on the construction of our very own state of the art engineering facility MECD here at the University!
My graduate journey - 5 years on
Jennie tells us about the graduate scheme she completed at AECOM and how her degree prepared her for her role as Principal Engineer.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Civil Engineering at Manchester
Our degrees bring you exciting opportunities.
Find out more about Civil Engineering at Manchester as current students and staff share their experiences.
Our teaching is enhanced by a blended approach, with ‘on demand’ content combined alongside real-time face-to-face activity.
Lecture content is provided in a variety of forms for you, such as videos, podcasts and presentations. We use Blackboard, our web-based virtual learning system, alongside Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
Your interactions with academics and fellow students are an incredibly important part of your learning. We use a variety of tools, including discussion boards and interactive online sessions, as well as tutorial sessions to support this.
What to expect in September
How the University is preparing for your start in September
Professor Peter Green talks to student Umber about the practical steps being taken to prepare you for study in September.
Your Manchester community
Umber and Peter discuss the benefits of a strong student community and look at how we will continue to support our students next year.
Developing our blended learning
As we develop our blended learning offering, Peter explains what this means and how it will benefit your student experience.
Support on your course
Peer Support and Peer-assisted Study Sessions (PASS).
PASS sessions offer you the opportunity to gain support, advice and help with your studies from students who have been in the same position as you.
These students are able to share their experience. They volunteer to provide a safe space where you can ask questions at any time throughout your year.
Civil Engineering taster lecture
BLOG: Civil and Structural Engineering lecturer Dr Tianjian Ji explains some of the challenges faced by Civil Engineers when building three London Millennium structures.
Professor Alice Larkin welcomes you to the Department
VIDEO: Welcome to MACE from the Head of School of Engineering, Professor Alice Larkin.
Welcome to MECD
A new home for engineering in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
The new Manchester Engineering Campus Development will be the single largest home for engineering in any UK university. Within the walls of this new campus, you will be able to enjoy innovative learning spaces and modern facilities that will enhance your university experience.
COVID-19 and your course
Providing high quality teaching
We know the last few months have been challenging and uncertain for us all.
Whatever happens next, you can rest assured that we'll adjust to any changes to public health guidelines while still providing a quality learning environment.
Events for offer holders
Watch recordings of previous online events
Explore the recordings of previous Engineering online sessions, including talks on Civil engineering and alumni panels.
Virtual tour of the Department
Get an idea of what our Department is like by taking a virtual tour and hearing from some of our students and staff.
Our Civil Engineering courses
For further details about your course, please see the full course profile.
Follow the relevant link for details about the course you have an offer for:
Beyond your subject
Visit our offer-holder guide to university life
Your university experience is about more than your degree.
Find out where you could live, how we'll support you, what financial packages are available and how we'll help you develop the distinctive attributes of a Manchester graduate.
Accept your offer
This is your future
Log on to UCAS Track to accept or keep track of your offer.
This is how we'll keep in contact with you about what stage your offer is at. It's also where you can accept your offer and make Manchester your first choice for your future.