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BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering [degree apprenticeship]

Institution code: 
Suffolk New College


Five years part-time.

Typical Offer: 

2023-24 and 2024-25 entry; 80 UCAS tariff points (or above), CDD (A-Level), MMP (BTEC), Pass A*-C (T level).


This Degree Apprenticeship programme is designed for those interested in working as designers, engineers or managers within the Civil Engineering and Construction industry and who are employed as apprentices by their employer. It provides a thorough grounding in the role and function of the Civil Engineer and their many specialist areas of practice.

Apprentices will come from a variety of employment backgrounds including general civil engineering, local government, highways management, structural design and specialist subcontracting  companies. Apprentices study the environmental impact of construction activity, engineering principles, contracts management and mathematics as well as a wide range of theoretical and practical subjects including materials technology, structures, geology, and hydraulics using the extensively equipped laboratory.

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

Civil Engineering Technology A (Mandatory)
Mathematics A (Mandatory)
Engineering and Sustainable Development (Mandatory)
Materials Technology A (Mandatory)
Engineering Concepts (Mandatory)
Surveying and Setting Out (Mandatory)
Mathematics B (Mandatory)
Civil Engineering Technology B (Mandatory)
Soil Mechanics (Mandatory)
Structural Analysis & Design A (Mandatory)
Contractual and Procurement Procedures (Mandatory)
Engineering Research & Practice (Mandatory)
Structural Analysis & Design B (Mandatory)
Geotechnics & Hydraulics (Mandatory)
Materials Technology B (Mandatory)
Contract Law & Administration (Mandatory)
Dissertation (Mandatory)

Fees and finance

The Civil Engineering [degree apprenticeship] is offered only to students undertaking the course as part of their employment. Apprenticeship training will therefore be funded directly by employers or by employers in partnership with Government. Apprentices will not be required to pay any tuition or course fees, and will not be eligible for any Student Finance England maintenance support.

Please see our Apprenticeship pages for more information about apprenticeship funding.

Entry requirements