UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering



Dynamism, innovation and a global outlook inform UCL’s Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Begin your professional career under the tutelage of our expert faculty and make the world a better place.

You will gain technical expertise, but also, you’ll think about and incorporate in to your studies subjects as diverse as mental health, humanitarian relief or transport. Our unique interdisciplinary approach provides all the tools you need to pursue your passion and gives you a solid foundation in engineering principles.

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Our degree programmes in civil engineering are designed to educate students in a dynamic and exciting learning environment

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Postgraduate taught

Our MSc and MRes programmes cover all major areas of civil, environmental and geomatic engineering.

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Postgraduate research

Our students' research is innovative, and at the forefront of engineering development.

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Engineering Foundation Year

Embrace this opportunity to become a future engineer, on a programme designed for those who don’t meet standard entry requirements for UCL’s undergraduate engineering degrees.

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Life at CEGE

Our students, in their own words - find out what life's really like at the UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering.

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Scholarships and funding

As a Department, CEGE is always keen to encourage, develop and reward excellence in our students. Check this page to see which scholarship and funding opportunities you may be eligible for.



The skills students develop in our Civil Engineering degrees are highly sought after across a wide range of career paths.

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UCL Drawing Gym

Certain CEGE degrees currently benefit from the UCL Drawing Gym, a free-to-access online exercise programme designed to help engineers improve their sketching and visualisation skills, with thousands of users worldwide.

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Structural Analysis & Modelling Portal

This online course teaches a number of practical structural modelling, analysis and design software, commonly applied in Civil, Structural and Earthquake Engineering research and practice. The course is free and accessible to everyone.

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Simplified Structural Assessment for Seismic Fragility Analysis

This online course teaches simplified structural assessment approaches for developing analytical fragility functions for various natural disasters. The course is free and accessible to everyone.