International Study Centre

International Year Two Civil Engineering

Key facts

September 2021 start

  • Term 1: 20 September 2021 to 10 December 2021
  • Term 2: 10 January 2022 to 18 March 2022
  • Term 3: 28 March 2022 to 17 June 2022

January 2022 start

  • Term 1: 10 January 2022 to 18 March 2022
  • Term 2: 28 March 2022 to 03 June 2022
  • Term 3: 06 June 2022 to 19 August 2022

A supportive start to your Civil Engineering degree

This programme provides an accelerated route to the third year of a four-year Civil Engineering degree at the University of Strathclyde. It is designed to support overseas students who perform well-above the level needed for entry to the Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Engineering and Sciences, so you can gain your degree sooner. 

Why study International Year Two Civil Engineering?

This programme is equivalent to the second year of a Scottish undergraduate honours degree and has been designed in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. 

In three-terms you will study specialist Civil Engineering modules, develop practical laboratory skills, and also benefit from academic classes to improve your English language and study skills. 

What you will study

Designed in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, this programme guides you through core modules from the second year Civil Engineering syllabus. You will also gain experience using industry-standard laboratories as part of the intensive module taught by university lecturers.

Course overview

You will study nine compulsory core modules designed to help you succeed in your degree.

Core modules

  • Academic English Skills
  • Hydraulics
  • Lab Skills for Civil Engineers
  • Land Surveying and Mapping
  • Material Science
  • Mathematics 1
  • Mathematics 2
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Mechanics and Materials

Study plan options

Academic IELTS for UKVI** Terms Sep-Nov Jan-Jun July-Aug September
5.5 overall (with minimum 5.5 in writing and 5.0 in all other areas) 3     Start the third year of your four-year undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde
5.5 overall (with minimum 5.5 in writing and 5.0 in all other areas) 3    
  • International Year Two Civil Engineering
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  • Vacation

**If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

Degree progression

By completing the programme and achieving the required grades, you can progress into the third year of the four-year undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde.

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
Civil & Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons) 60% 60%
Civil Engineering BEng (Hons) 60% 60%
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