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Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering, 240 ECTS

Bachelor of Engineering, BEng

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Head of Degree Programme
Riikka Jääskeläinen

Specific admission requirements

Application to Bachelor's degrees conducted as daytime studies takes place online through a joint application system. The general admissions criteria of Metropolia are applied.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

According to Metropolia's common rules and instructions.

Qualification requirements and regulations

The awarding of Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) diploma requires the acquisition of no less than 240 ECTS points during 8 semesters. An academic year of daytime studies is equivalent to 60 ECTS points.

See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS.

Profile of the programme

The specialisation options of the civil engineering degree programme are structural engineering, construction and site management and infrastructure construction.

Key learning outcomes

The purpose of the Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is to train construction professionals with the ability to work in a variety of building industry jobs. The graduates have a wide expertise and a general understanding of the theory, practice and methods in their field and a deep understanding of their area of specialization. Construction engineers not only need good professional expertise but also problem-solving skills, mathematical and financial judgement, teamworking and supervisor skills, good IT skills, an ability to communicate clearly, and language skills.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Construction engineers may design housing or business or industrial buildings, be in charge of building site construction, maintenance and renovation projects or engage in the building of infrastructures.

Access to further studies

Opportunities for further study are a Master's Degree as well as a Master of Science degree, which gives validity to more complex construction specialist positions.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. At the beginning of the course, students will be informed on the assessment principles which must be based on the course objectives.

Assessment applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.

Different components of a course may be assessed individually.
The assessment scale is as follows: 5 excellent 4 very good 3 good 2 very satisfactory 1 satisfactory 0 fail H pass

The grade of an approved course cannot be upgraded in a re-sit. Students that fail a course may re-sit the exam twice on specified dates.

Students will be provided with feedback and assessment within four weeks of their course performance and in any case well before the next possible retake. The teacher in charge of the course will ensure that the course grades are entered in the study credit register after the assessments have been made public. Grades for successfully completed courses that have been entered in the study credit register cannot be erased. The course coordinator or teacher files the documents used as the basis for student assessment for six months, counting from the publication of the assessment.

Graduation requirements

A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses and meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement.

Mode of study

Full-time, daytime studies.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The work placement is during studies. The studies are based on the working life's needs.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Several possibilities to study abroad.