How to Study Civil Engineering Abroad?


A Civil Engineering student who studies abroad will get exposure to different aspects of problem solving, there by having different approaches to design and implementation of the civil engineering projects. There has been a sea change in engineering practices and the acquired knowledge will be beneficial in their future engineering career. The international experience they gain will open a wide world of engineering opportunities in their future.

Eligibility criteria to study civil engineering abroad

The aspirant should be a plus two or equivalent pass with a minimum of 50% marks in the key subjects including mathematics, physics and chemistry and also a minimum 50% marks in total. To study abroad you should have the corresponding data sheets needed to migrate to the foreign country. Some universities demand a pass in certain entrance exam to get into their institution and also some demand a pass in another exam for foreign students. A civil engineer should have a sharp, analytical & practical mind and give keen attention to the details. Excellent communication skills are necessary and should have a strong ability to get along at all the levels and to be part of a team

Application procedure to study civil engineering abroad

The application procedure is different depending on which country the candidate is opting to study. The time and date of the exams will also be different according to the universities and countries. The candidate has to be keen enough in noting the important dates well in advance to avoid complications. On passing certain exams the financial burden of the candidate is lessened. The courses are provided in UK, Australia, USA etc.

List of Civil Engineering colleges abroad

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta
  • Stanford University, California
  • University of Manchester, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
  • University of Southampton, School of Civil Engineering and Environment
  • The University of Nottingham, School of Civil Engineering
  • Leeds University, The school of Civil Engineering
  • Heriot-Watt University, The School of Built Environment
  • University of Brighton, Civil Engineering Department

There are also many other good universities and colleges offering civil engineering abroad which is a big list. The length of that list shows the demand of civil engineers in this era. Once you complete the civil engineering from any of the top colleges abroad it will lead to a good number of job opportunities and also the package offered.



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2 Responses to “How to Study Civil Engineering Abroad?”

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    Ashif ali:

    i wanna to ask dt wt the fee of the college’s in abroad.

  2. 1

    what types of exam an admission-seeker to civil engineering courses is expected to take?