University of dundee civil engineering

University of dundee civil engineering

Civil Engineering Ranked top in Scotland and sixth in the UK (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2016)

Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee provides an exciting mix of research and teaching. Our staff make significant contributions to their field in research, teaching and knowledge transfer. We are one of the top departments in the UK for Civil Engineering degrees as determined by national league tables.Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee is ranked number 8 for student satisfaction out of all UK Universities according to the latest National Student Survey Results. We scored 93% overall satisfaction for the quality of our MEng course and high scores for the quality of teaching and feedback, the reputation our students have with industry, opportunities to undertake research and industry led project work and access to learning resources.

Research top in Scotland and third in UK

Our research is top in Scotland, and third in the UK, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014. We pride ourselves on our exciting blend of research and teaching from undergraduate to postgraduate level.

University of dundee civil engineering


We are currently ranked in the top 200 Civil Engineering departments in the world by QS World Rankings. Our strong ties with highly reputable employers, enable us to provide our students with insight into the world of industry. We provide a friendly and informal teaching and learning environment, with a high staff-student ratio and an excellent employment record for our graduates.


Many of our Civil Engineering graduates have gone on to work for highly reputable companies, click here to find out more.

‌Undergraduate Degrees

  • 80% of our graduates are in professional or managerial jobs six months after study

Our MEng and BEng programmes are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Structural Engineers (ISE), and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) at Chartered Engineer (CEng) Level.

University of dundee civil engineering

MEng Accredited CEng (Full)

The MEng degree is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

See for further information.

BEng (Hons) Accredited CEng (Partial)

The BEng degree is accredited as:

1. fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

2. partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng. See for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng.

Postgraduate Degrees

For more information on our fully-funded MSc Geotechnical Engineering course, please click here.

These programmes are accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. See for further information. The programmes are all accredited as Technical MSc’s.

School of Science & Engineering
Fulton Building
University of Dundee
United Kingdom

Email: School of Science & Engineering
Tel: +44 (0)1382 386968
Fax: +44 (0)1382 38 4389