The main areas and principles of civil engineering are introduced in the first and second years. More advanced subjects are included in later years, together with optional modules. You will undertake a range of activities, including field courses, group-based design work, laboratory work, CAD work and individual projects in your second and third years. Assessment at the end of each semester combines coursework, examinations, laboratory work and projects. Progression through each course is based on an annual appraisal covering all modules from the preceding year. In the fourth year of the MEng, you will be able to choose from a range of optional modules and undertake an individual design project. You will also complete a group design project, designing and planning a civil engineering project that aims to integrate all the disciplines covered on the course. Typical projects include highway schemes, retail parks, residential complex development and water works.
In the fourth year of the MEng, you will be able to choose from a wide range of optional modules and undertake an individual design project. You will also complete a group design project, designing and planning a civil engineering project that aims to integrate all the disciplines covered on the course. Typical projects include water works, highway schemes, retail parks, residential complex development. Staff and visiting professionals provide guidance.
Our Foundation course route
Our Foundation courses give you another way to study for an undergraduate degree.
||BBB, including mathematics and physics, excluding general studies
||30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level, including Mathematics and either Chemistry or Physics
||B+B+B+, including mathematics and physics, excluding Pengajian Am
||2 As including mathematics and physics, and grade B3 in 3 further academic subjects, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language.
||ATAR 86 including mathematics and physics.
|Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma
80% average based on 6 subjects, including Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors and relevant science subjects. Consideration to be made based on relevant individual grades if specific subjects are required.
Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements
|Advance Placement (AP)
||4,4,4 including AP Calculus and AP Physics. Applicants taking non-preferred subjects may be made an offer across more than three subjects at Advanced Placement level.
|Diploma - Other Institutions
||Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
|Foundation - Other Institutions
||Acceptance is at the discretion of the School but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
|The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation
||Successful completion of the Foundation in Engineering programme.
We strongly encourage all interested students to apply. Our students come to us with a diverse range of qualifications and we also consider applicants' personal statement, references and interview performance (if you have one) when making a decision. The only way for us to fully determine eligibility is through the submission of a completed application.
English language requirements
||6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each element)
||79 (minimum 17 in writing and listening,18 in reading, 20 in Speaking)
|GCE A Level English Language or Literature:
|GCE AS Level of English Language or Literature:
||55 (with no less than 51 in each element)
|GCE O-Level (1119):
|GCSE O Level:
|IGCSE (first language):
|IGCSE (second language):
|IB English A1 or A2 (SL or HL):
|IB English B HL:
|IB English B SL:
|IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.
The Foundation in Engineering is a 1+3 year programme that results in direct progression to the undergraduate degrees offered within the Faculty of Engineering. Modules on the programme aim to improve language and study skills as well as enhance understanding of mathematics and the physical sciences.
Students on this programme also chose from a range of elective modules that provide the opportunity to sample topics related to their chosen undergraduate pathway from thermal science or chemistry to electricity and magnetism.
Civil engineers are needed all over the world in design, construction and management positions. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to embark on a career in civil engineering, or other disciplines that require numerate, problem-solving graduates, perfectly prepared to find employment across specialties including structural design, construction, geotechnical, water resources, transportation,and urban planning.
The MEng course is designed to produce graduates with leadership potential, providing the breadth and depth of knowledge to reach the top in their chosen career.
The MEng degree is accredited as fully satisfying the minimum academic requirements for registration as a graduate engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM).See www.bem.org.my/ for further information.
MEng Accredited CEng (Full)
This degree is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.
BEng (Hons) Accredited CEng (Partial)
This degree is accredited as:
- fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
- partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng.
See www.jbm.org.uk for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng.
This degree has been accredited by
- Joint Board of Moderators of the Institution of Civil Engineers
- Institution of Structural Engineers
- Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
- Institute of Highway Engineers