Undergraduate courses

We have an established and proud history of offering degree programmes in civil engineering since the inception of the University which are recognised for offering an excellent balance of academic study and practice, with field trips and site visits built into the courses.

Our course

A salaried Professional Training year is available, as well as scholarships for up to 25 students on the Surrey/Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scholarship Scheme.

Find out more about applying to Surrey.

Outstanding teaching

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Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

Graduate outcomes

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The Graduate Outcomes survey 2020 found that 96% of Surrey undergraduates are in work or further education.*

This is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates.

*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

Placement companies

Over 30 of the leading civil and environmental engineering companies employ our students on placement and are often linked with both scholarship and sponsorship opportunities.

  • Atkins
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Costain
  • Bachy-Soletanche
  • Ringway
  • WSP
  • Tony Gee and Partners.
  • Hyder Consulting
  • BAM-Nuttall
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Hochtief
  • Halcrow
  • Skanska
  • Jacobs.
  • Kier Group
  • Keller
  • KBR (Kellogg, Brown and Root)
  • Arup
  • Sisk
  • Scott Wilson
  • Peter Brett Associates.

Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, United States, Hong Kong, and Canada.

Helping you progress

We have a wide variety of facilities available and offer employability and careers support to help get you ready for life after university.

Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.

Undergraduate guide

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