Civil and Environmental Engineering

The work of civil engineers underpins the infrastructure of our society.

Responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and built world – including our roads, bridges, waterways and buildings – civil engineers play an increasingly important role as we attempt to balance industrial growth with environmental protection.

Our Civil and Environmental Engineering courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study civil and environmental engineering at surrey?

From K’Nex to the construction site

Civil engineering student Ben Elphick explains how playing with construction toy K’Nex as a child fuelled his passion for a career in engineering.

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Surrey/ICE Undergraduate Scholarship

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  • £1650 to support your studies
  • Salaried training in every year of your programme
  • Fast Track education combining academic and industrial experience to enhance your career potential

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My Surrey experience - Helen Piggott, MEng Civil Engineering

“The incredible support and guidance is truly unrivalled and means the world to me”

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Surrey set me up for a fantastic career; I developed a huge range of skills I didn’t realise I had an interest in, and made some lasting friendships and connections.

Christian O'Brien, MEng Civil Engineering

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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