Our Civil, Safety and Water Engineering courses are delivered by Heriot-Watt’s Institute for Infrastructure and Environment.

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Study in a centre of expertise

The Institute for Infrastructure and Environment is one of the leading providers for teaching and research in engineering in the UK. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment Heriot-Watt University came 1st in the UK for General Engineering*.

Professionally accredited

Most degrees within the Civil/Structural/Safety/Water Engineering subject group are accredited as meeting the requirements for further learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng (BEng) accredited undergraduate degree. See the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) for further information.

Access industry expertise

Programmes in this subject area are supported by the Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Committee which includes representatives from major multi-national employers AECOM, ARUP, Balfour Beatty, Halcrow, Jacobs and WSP Group. This committee ensures our course content is high quality, up-to-date and relevant to industry needs.

*a joint submission with the University of Edinburgh