Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Total expected intake
107 (2023 entry)
Applications : Admissions ratio
5 : 1 (based on 2021 entry data)
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
1st in the UK (Engineering) – based on the proportion of world-leading research
Why choose Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial?
Civil engineers design, build and maintain the foundations of our world – from airports to energy systems, from clean drinking water to a cleaner environment.
At Imperial, you’ll learn from pioneering researchers and have access to state-of-the-art facilities that include a range of testing rigs, extensive computing provision, tension and compression machines, and wave generators and tanks.
Strong industry links across the Department mean you’ll also benefit from a high level of real-world insight, through guest talks and lectures, industry-led projects and sponsorship of student prizes.
Our five laboratories cover all of our sub-disciplines:
- Water resource
- Structural engineering.
Our facilities include a range of testing rigs, extensive computing provision, tension and compression machines, and wave generators and tanks.
Where could your degree take you?
Throughout your course, you’ll meet and network with representatives from industry, and start to build relationships that turn into exciting careers when you graduate.
Many of our graduates continue to postgraduate study, while others work in areas ranging from technical consultancy, transport planning, teaching and banking and finance.
Recent graduates have become...
- Graduate Transport Planner, Mott McDonald
- Offshore Structural Engineer, Shell
- Structural Engineer, Engineering services company
- Graduate Civil Engineer, Transport for London
- Geotechnical Engineer, Jacobs
Explore our courses
Four-year courses (240 ECTS):
If you are an international student, transferring to a different course could have an impact on your student visa. Please visit our International Student Support webpage for further information.