The variety of modules also allowed me to alter disciplines with ease. I started off being a structural engineer, but I am now a water engineer
I can’t believe it’s already been over ten years since I first walked into the Department of Civil & Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield.
I completed my BEng in Civil Engineering, which was a structured course with lectures and tutorials aimed at progressing from the fundamentals to more advanced principles in three years. All the principles are brought together in the Integrated Design Project acting as practical example of what a civil engineering project will be like in the work environment. The University has world class facilities and lecturers, which is why it is one of the best universities, especially for civil engineering.
The degree provided me with a wide range of skills and knowledge in various civil engineering disciplines, which I could then apply directly in the work place in both my summer placements and when I started my first graduate job.
The variety of modules also allowed me to alter civil engineering disciplines with ease. I started off being a structural engineer, but I am now a water engineer specialising in clean water and drainage networks.
I am proud to be a Sheffield Alumni and I can definitely testify that a degree at the University of Sheffield is a worthwhile investment and prepares you for whatever your future entails.
Our league table rankings
Top 100 Civil & Structural Engineering department in the world and 9th in the UK according to the QS World University rankings by subject (2023).
10th in the UK according to the Times University League Table (2024).
12th in the UK according to the Complete University Guide (2024).
International Merit Scholarships
We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.