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

Civil engineering from around the world

See how civil engineering projects around the world have made their mark, and learn about what impact they've had on their local, and wider, communities.

How can I become a civil engineer?

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

Looking for personalised career help and advice?

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