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The Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering at Northumbria University offers high quality courses taught in specialist labs and workshops.

If you want to learn how engineers construct buildings and have an input into many of the products that you use everyday within well-equipped laboratories then come and see what Northumbria has to offer!

You can be sure of developing all the skills and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact, whatever your career aspirations. We work closely with employers to design and update our courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. With guru lectures, field trips, employer-led CV workshops, sandwich placement years and lots more, you’ll have access to recruitment representatives from a wide range of companies.

With high quality skills-based, accredited programmes and a supportive learning environment, we're confident you'll feel right at home studying with us!

Our Civil Engineering course is ranked in the Top 20 rated courses by the Guardian University Guide 2020.


"The MEng Architectural Engineering degree here at Northumbria is one of the most respected in the whole country. I’d encourage anyone with a real interest in buildings and energy efficiency to apply to the course."

Jamie Pendle (MEng Architectural Engineering)




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Undergraduate Study

We offer a wide range of undergraduate programmes from Architectural Engineering to Product Design Engineering, designed to give you an edge in your future career. Our programmes are professionally focused and the vast majority offer an optional placement year and field trips. With extensive professional accreditation across all of our courses, our undergraduate programmes will provide the ideal foundation for work or further study.

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Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate programmes from Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies to Construction Project Management have been specially tailored for the next stage for your academic career to either deepen your knowledge of your chosen field, changing career direction or taking a step towards professional status.

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Part Time Study

We offer a range of part time programmes that can be fitted around busy lives. Programmes are delivered in flexible ways with 24/7 access to campus buildings, distance learning and online modules.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning offers the opportunity to study wherever you are based in the world without having to be step foot on campus. Northumbria’s online environment is highlight supportive with continuous interaction with tutors and other students through virtual seminars and the latest online discussion groups.

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Postgraduate Research

If you're interested in joining one of our research degree programmes, please find more information about all our opportunities at the Graduate School.

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37 courses found

Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years full-time with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

From the delivery of energy systems and iconic structures to water storage and provision, civil engineers create the large-scale infrastructure…

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Civil Engineering MEng (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 4 years full-time or 5 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

From the delivery of energy systems and iconic structures to water storage and provision, civil engineers create the large-scale infrastructure…

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Construction Project Management with BIM MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Are you interested in gaining a Masters qualification that develops your professionalism in managing construction projects? With this…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years full-time (with advanced practice in second year) / Sep, Jan start

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16 months full-time (January start) / Jan start

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3 years distance learning / Sep start

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Engineering Foundation Year

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 1 year full-time followed by a further 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Do you want to study engineering or physics but don’t have the grades to meet the usual entry requirements? This year of study will…

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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Renewable energy production is increasing rapidly and there is a global shortage of trained engineers. With this master’s course you’ll…

2 years full-time (with advanced practice in second year) / Sep, Jan start

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12 months full-time / Sep start

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16 months full-time / Jan start

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