Academic excellence for business and the professions
Civil Engineering
Open Day 2 July 2014
Civil Engineering at City
Special features:
• Strong links to industry
• Real life design projects
• Excellent laboratory ...
Courses
Civil Engineering
• Core course entry approximately
75 students per year
Civil Engineering with Architecture
• Run...
Course structure
Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5Course
BEng
BEng (sandwich) industry
BEng (foundation)
MEng
MEng...
The profession
• Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers,
Engineering Council
• Institution of...
Typical course content
• Theory and technical understanding
• Laboratory experiments
• Management skills
• Design projects...
Typical MEng course outline
OptionsComputing &
Communication Skills
Civil Engineering Practice
Management Management
Manag...
Typical BEng course outline
OptionsComputing &
Communication Skills
Civil Engineering Practice
Management
Management
Struc...
Design projects - industry involvement
• Design problems based on real industry projects, this year these
included
− Priva...
Consultation with
industry for Part 3
design project
Design projects - industry involvement
• Supporting and advising stud...
Sandwich placements
• Placement guidelines and visiting
tutor
• After second year of study
• Period of paid work lasting b...
Careers support in collaboration with civil
engineering industry
• Speed Networking
• Mock Interviews
Open door to industry
Another innovation available exclusively
to City students
• Web based
• Provides a focus for:
- Smal...
Academic excellence for business and the professions
Scholarships
To support your studies, City University London is offer...
Research
World class research in structural, hydraulic and geotechnical
engineering
What next?
Opportunity to speak individually to a member of staff
Tour of laboratory facilities
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Presentation about the Department of Civil Engineering at City University London. Presentation was given as part of the programme of the City University London Undergraduate Open Day on Wednesday 2nd July 2014.

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Department of Civil Engineering - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 2nd July 2014

  1. 1. Academic excellence for business and the professions Civil Engineering Open Day 2 July 2014
  2. 2. Civil Engineering at City Special features: • Strong links to industry • Real life design projects • Excellent laboratory facilities supporting world class research • Location
  3. 3. Courses Civil Engineering • Core course entry approximately 75 students per year Civil Engineering with Architecture • Run in conjunction with London Metropolitan University Entry limited to 25 students per year
  4. 4. Course structure Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5Course BEng BEng (sandwich) industry BEng (foundation) MEng MEng (sandwich) industry These schemes can be applied to both courses Opt to spend year on placement at end of 2nd yearMEng course separate from 3rd year Possible to transfer from BEng to MEng with 60% overall after 2nd year Offers entry to all courses provided appropriate standard achieved
  5. 5. The profession • Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Engineering Council • Institution of Civil Engineers has over 80,000 members of various grades Student, Graduate, Associate, Member, Fellow Secondary School City University Industry CEng Chartered Engineer or CEng Accredited MEng + 3 yrs training under → CEng agreement Accredited BEng + 3 yrs training → CEng + 1 yr further learning under agreement
  6. 6. Typical course content • Theory and technical understanding • Laboratory experiments • Management skills • Design projects • Short visits to industry Students using the geotechnical centrifuge for MEng 4 laboratory exercise
  7. 7. Typical MEng course outline OptionsComputing & Communication Skills Civil Engineering Practice Management Management Management Structures & Materials Structures Structures Structures Design Design Design Design Hydraulics Hydraulics Hydraulics Hydraulics Mathematics Mathematics EngineeringAnalysis Surveying Surveying Geology Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Research Project Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Differences for Civil Engineering with Architecture: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Small group studio based design at London Metropolitan University Small group studio based design at London Metropolitan University Research Projectwith Architectural content Architectural design component in major design exercise and restricted options
  8. 8. Typical BEng course outline OptionsComputing & Communication Skills Civil Engineering Practice Management Management Structures & Materials Structures Structures Design Design Design Hydraulics Hydraulics Hydraulics Mathematics Mathematics Surveying Surveying Geology Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineering Major Project Part1 Part 2 Part 3 Differences for Civil Engineering with Architecture: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Small group studio based design at London Metropolitan University Small group studio based design at London Metropolitan University Research Projectwith Architectural content
  9. 9. Design projects - industry involvement • Design problems based on real industry projects, this year these included − Private art gallery development in Vauxhall − London Gateway container port London Gateway Container Port under construction (http://londongateway.com/)
  10. 10. Consultation with industry for Part 3 design project Design projects - industry involvement • Supporting and advising students
  11. 11. Sandwich placements • Placement guidelines and visiting tutor • After second year of study • Period of paid work lasting between nine and twelve months. • Typically paid between £15,000 and £22,000 pro rata per year • Sponsorship Beth Shrubsall on site with Jackson Civil Engineering
  12. 12. Careers support in collaboration with civil engineering industry • Speed Networking • Mock Interviews
  13. 13. Open door to industry Another innovation available exclusively to City students • Web based • Provides a focus for: - Small group visits to sites and design offices - Sandwich placements - Vacation placements • Website can be accessed by students & partner companies Moorhouse bandolier
  14. 14. Academic excellence for business and the professions Scholarships To support your studies, City University London is offering several scholarships. Find out more at www.city.ac.uk/engineering-maths/scholarships • The Lord Mayor of London Scholarship – up to £3,000 per year for UK and EU undergraduate students achieving ABB or above at A-level • Various School-wide Awards are available including: •Caterpillar Scholarship •The Cutlers Bursary •Leathersellers Scholarship •Ludwik Finklestein Bursary •Salters Scholarship
  15. 15. Research World class research in structural, hydraulic and geotechnical engineering
  16. 16. What next? Opportunity to speak individually to a member of staff Tour of laboratory facilities
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