The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has strong links with industry and a very proud record in teaching and research.
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, railways, canals, dams, tunnels, power plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills, buildings and towers.
Civil and environmental engineers should understand the strength of materials, behaviour of soil, performance of structures, water resources and flow, foundation capacities, transport and environmental interactions, treatment of contamination, management and design concepts.
They should also apply their theoretical knowledge and technical skills to create cost effective, sustainable and properly-designed facilities for the progressive well-being of humanity. They contribute in creating, improving and protecting the environment, in providing facilities for community living, industry and transportation, and in providing structures for the use of our fast growing society.