Top 4 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Civil engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a better future.


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Why choose civil engineering at Sheffield?

Choosing what subject to study at university and what kind of career it might lead to can be a tough decision. Here, Monika guides us through why she chose civil engineering at Sheffield and how it helped her get into a career where she can really make a difference to the world.

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100% Employment.

100% of our students went into graduate-level jobs or further study according to the latest *Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016-17.

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Working with industry

Study with us and work in industry before you graduate. Our partnerships with international companies prepare you for the global workplace.

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Study with us

Our courses are influenced by our world-class research. Study with us and make new discoveries that will change the world around us.

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From water supply to blast, earthquake, fire and flooding protection, our research improves lives globally.

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