• A representation of Canary Wharf Crossrail station. BIM is being used in an ever increasing array of projects.

    Building information modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places.

  • Cleveley coastal protection scheme. Flood protection will demand require a major influx of innovative engineers to meet the challenges of rising sea levels

    Coastal engineering and management involves a range of disciplines related to the interaction of the sea with the land. 

  • Cities such as Copenhagen have invested extensively in cycle infrastructure. Municipal engineers will help shape the future of our cities and urban areas.

    The municipal engineer works to make the city a civilised place to live, work and play. They do this through the management of a wide range of infrastructure, acting as the link between the citizen and politicians.

  • Engineers at work on the Western Region rail bridge replacement scheme.

    A railway civil engineer specialises in the design, construction and operation of all types of railway systems, which may include main line, metro, light rail or high-speed rail.

  • A solar energy park in California. Renewable energy resources must play an increasing role in our energy mix moving forward.

    Civil engineers that work in the renewable energy sector specialise in the design and construction of a variety of renewable energy technologies.

  • A career as a Risk Manager involves demonstrating creativity and the ability to effectively solve problems.

    Managing civil engineering projects requires dealing with uncertainty – events that could impact project delivery. A Risk Manager is someone who builds a risk-aware culture so the different groups delivering the project recognise the risks and develop plans to manage them.

  • Work underway on sea defences at Dymchurch. Meeting the challenes of coastal flooding will be hugely important as sea levels rise.

    Civil engineers play a vital role in protecting communities from the impacts of flooding. Learn more about the work civil engineers do in this field, and the skills and knowledge that you'll need to pursue a career in water engineering and management.

  • The Thames Barrier in London. Flooding is one of the many challenges that engineers face in the water resources sector

    “Water resources” broadly relates to the assessment of the quantity, quality and variability of groundwater and surface waters.