Course Comparison

Course MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering MEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering
Award Master of Engineering - MEng (Hons) Master of Engineering - MEng (Hons)
Duration 4 years 4 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Engineering School of Engineering
Entry requirements

A typical offer will be: 128 UCAS points, to include a minimum grade B in A level mathematics and a minimum grade C in a second science/technology or relevant subject. Excluding general studies.

BTEC QCF Level 3 or RQF Extended Diploma in Engineering (equivalent to 3 GCE A levels): Not acceptable as a standalone qualification for MEng entry (upward progression into MEng from BEng is possible). However, will accept DDD (to include all mathematics units with distinction) on condition the applicant also has a pass in A or AS level mathematics.

International Baccalaureate: 32 points overall to include 5 at Higher Level mathematics and a second relevant subject. Standard Level mathematics is NOT acceptable in lieu of Higher Level.

English accepted within Higher Level = 4+ (A1) or 5 (A2/B) Standard Level = 5+ (A1) or 6 (A2/B).

All Access courses: not accepted for MEng, unless the applicant has additional qualifications or experience. Please refer to our BEng course pages and contact a member of the Undergraduate Admission team on 01752 585858 / ug-admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

Other non-A level qualifications also considered, please enquire

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

A typical offer will be: 128 UCAS points, to include a minimum grade B in A level mathematics and a minimum grade C in a second science/technology or relevant subject. Excluding general studies.

BTEC QCF Level 3 or RQF Extended Diploma in Engineering (equivalent to 3 GCE A levels): Not acceptable as a standalone qualification for MEng entry (upward progression into MEng from BEng is possible). However, will accept DDD (to include all mathematics units with distinction) on condition the applicant also has a pass in A or AS level mathematics.

All Access courses: not accepted for MEng, unless the applicant has additional qualifications or experience. Please refer to our BEng course pages and contact a member of the Undergraduate Admission team on 01752 585858 / ug-admissions@plymouth.ac.uk  

International Baccalaureate: 32 points overall to include 5 at Higher Level mathematics and a second relevant subject. Standard Level mathematics is NOT acceptable in lieu of Higher Level. English and mathematics must be included.

Other non-A level qualifications also considered, please enquire.

English language requirements         

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.