Congratulations to our offer-holders!
We're delighted to have made you an offer to study Civil Engineering at The University of Manchester.
Creative, collaborative, and in high-demand, Civil Engineers hold the key to a futureproof planet and therefore a highly rewarding career.
Today, the world relies more than ever on inventive and resourceful engineers to design, build and maintain the infrastructure in which we all live.
At Manchester, you'll graduate from this course not only expertly equipped to make a difference, but as the most employable in the UK.
We're ranked 5th in the UK for Civil Engineering (QS World University Rankings 2023).
Studying within our home for Engineering and Materials Science Building, you’ll benefit from cutting-edge facilities.
Pioneers in engineering
In line with our industrial history, we were the first English university to offer an engineering degree.
Most targeted by employers
We are the most targeted university by top graduate employers (The Graduate Market 2023).
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Be a Change Maker. Be a Civil Engineer.
If you're looking for the kind of engineering to help you improve the lives of others, this is it.
Sustainability, urbanisation, improving the everyday standard of living... Civil Engineering has to big role to play in preparing our world for change.
Current student, Cagla, shares how she plans to make a difference.
Life as a Civil Engineering student
Looking for real stories and experiences from our students? Try finding @uomscieng on Instagram and Tiktok, where current students share what daily life is like here at the University.
Meet your Lecturers: field course highlights
Meet Civil Engineering lecturers Dr Mojgan Hadi Mosleh and Dr Meini Su, in addition to student insight, as they detail the importance of hands-on surveying experience when it comes to contextualising your theoretical work in second year and preparing you for the real world.
Inspiring future engineers
Professor Danielle George
Danielle tells us what the University is doing to attract the next generation of engineers and talks to some of our students to find out what inspired them.
Where ideas come to life
"Connect, collaborate and create"
Discover how our engineering and materials sciences disciplines come together and bring ideas to life!
Meet the architect
Otto Diesfeldt, one of the architects behind our new engineering campus, gives us his first impression of the completed building.
The future of learning
Find out about our revolutionary blended learning facilities and study spaces
The student perspective
Students share their impressions of what blended learning looks like and the benefits they feel will help them during their studies.
Support on your course
The University of Manchester is an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
Make friends through society activities and receive support in your studies, both from The University and from students in later year groups.
Our Careers Service also offers you the high quality advice you need to plan your career after your degree.
Support on your course
Our Peer-Assisted-Study-Scheme (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.
Student life at Manchester
Why I chose to study at Manchester
Younas shares his reasons why he chose Manchester to study Civil Engineering and what he's enjoying most about the course.
Civil Engineering society
Connect with Civil Engineering students and alumni to make friends as well as start creating professional networks in industry.
What our students say
Recent graduate Bea tells us about her favourite things about the course, including her group projects and what she got up to outside her studies in Manchester.
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
A Civil Engineering degree from Manchester can 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.
See how our graduates are doing, according to the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2021:
- 80% of employed graduates feel their work is meaningful
- £29,6000 average salary, 15 months after graduation
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.