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Civil Engineering / Innealtóireacht Shibhialta

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What is... Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineering is a broad professional discipline that includes the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment that our society depends on. Civil Engineers design roads, bridges, airports, railways, ports, roads, buildings, water, waste and energy systems.

What are my... Career Opportunities?

Our graduates have gone on to gain employment in consulting engineering design offices, on-site with contractors and in surveying and construction management. Civil Engineers are also highly sought after in business and financial institutions. 

What other options do I have after completion?

Students who have reached the appropriate honours standard may have access to a wide range of Masters Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education. The School of Civil and Structural Engineering in DIT offers Masters (Level 9) and PhD research degrees.

Learning Outcomes: What will I Study?

Students will study a wide variety of subjects including fluid mechanics, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics, mechanics, highway engineering, construction management, materials, environmental engineering and scheme design.

Are there study abroad options? 

There are Erasmus opportunities to live and study abroad

Further Information

School of Civil Engineering

T: 01 402 4039 (Dr. Niall Holmes, Assistant Head of School)

E: niall.holmes@dit.ie

W: www.dit.ie/civilengineering/