• EDUCATION

BE in Civil Engineering

at Heriot Watt University Dubai

Under Heriot-Watt University
Civil engineers are involved in monitoring and guiding as well as devising and designing the building of roads, girders, bridges, airports, tunnels, dams, water & sewage systems and other structures. Civil engineering is one of the oldest disciplines. Civil engineers work with the forces of nature and the environment for the benefit of mankind. Throughout the world, civil engineers provide the infrastructure for a better quality of life. Engineers are concerned with innovation, creativity and change, and with advanced technology involving high risk and capital. The work is predominantly intellectual and varied requiring original thought and judgement, the ability to supervise and be responsible for the profitable management of industrial and commercial enterprise. By studying civil engineering at Heriot-Watt, students will master the skills and knowledge required to achieve the above. The programme gives access to a range of career opportunities, from building and contracting to specialist consultancy and advanced research.
  • DURATION

    4 years.
  • ELIGIBILITY

    GCE A-Levels CCC (BEng) or BCC (MEng) CBSE 65% or above preferred. Students with scores of 60% and above may also apply and will be judged on their overall likely contribution to the class (personal attributes are taken into account). American High School Qualification Pass in Diploma plus SATs with an overall score of 1100. International Baccalaureate 29 points or above including 6 in Mathematics. English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam).
  • EXPERIENCE

    Students also have the option to continue to the MEng programme at the end of their 4th year, to undertake a 5th year at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. The MEng programme fully satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE). The BEng (Hons) programme is of 4 years duration, and requires a period of further study after graduation to satisfy the academic base for Chartered Engineer.
  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    • Contact
      PO Box 294345, Dubai, UAE
    • Location
      Dubai International Academic City
    • Phone
      361 6999
    • Fax
      3604800
    • Email
      dubaienquiries@hw.ac.uk
    • Website
      http://www.hw.ac.uk/dubai
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About - Heriot Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield. At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.


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