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What is civil engineering?

Civil engineering is everything you see that's been built around us. It's about roads and railways, schools, offices, hospitals, water and power supply, and much more.

Designing, creating and connecting the world

Civil and infrastructure engineers help make our villages, towns and cities work for the people that live there. Have a look at all our infrastructure projects and see for yourself the work that they do.

Working as a civil engineer

Civil and infrastructure engineers come from all different backgrounds but they all spend years training, learning and getting qualifications.

How can I become a civil engineer?

If you want to be a civil or infrastructure engineer, have the right academic subjects and attitude, you can start making your career choices right here.

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If you're thinking of a career in civil engineering, we have courses and training personalised to your location, as well as membership advice.