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Ever wondered how buildings like The Shard appear in our skyline? Or how clean water comes out of your taps? Then you've been thinking about civil engineering.
Plus find out how you could become a civil engineer – yes you – and the subjects you need to do this creative, life-changing job.
You'd be surprised how much of your day-to-day life depends on the work of civil engineers. The water you drink. The roads and railways you travel on. The school you learn in. The renewable energy that powers your phone. All of these are made possible by civil engineers.
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Learn about the subjects that can lead you into a civil engineering career
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