Sheffield is a solid first-choice for civil engineering. The Guardian University Guide 2017 rates us 3rd in the UK. Both the QS World University Rankings 2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016 put us among the world’s top 50 for this subject. The academic standard is high. We work closely with our partners in industry to develop course content. And first-year students are mentored by professionals. You can choose to study French, German, Italian or Spanish. This will take up about thirty per cent of your time. You spend your third year studying civil engineering at a leading university in Europe, where you will be taught in your chosen language. The course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers. Graduates work all over the world for companies including Amey, Arup, Mott MacDonald, URS, Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick Ltd.