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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.

Working as a civil engineer

Civil 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 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.