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Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BEng(Hons): After you graduate

Careers and progression

With proven technical and communication skills, graduates are sought after in a wide variety of employment areas. Most graduates achieve permanent positions in the construction industry, both in civil engineering and construction, or further their education by taking MSc courses.

What our graduates say

Check out what our graduates have gone on to do and how studying at Kingston helped them achieve their goals.

Former student: Julie Chouquet
Year of graduation:

Julie is making a difference to our living environment by developing important software for the life cycle analysis of buildings.

"I am using my experience from Kingston to carry out cost, energy and environmental impact assessments of buildings over their total lifetime."


Examples of recent graduate destinations

Types of jobs

  • Civil engineer
  • Design consultant
  • Structural engineer
  • Senior technician
  • Project manager
  • Coastal engineer
  • Asset systems management technical specialist
  • Engineer


  • Mott MacDonald
  • Bam Nuttall
  • Hampshire County Council
  • Mace Ltd
  • Kerr Group
  • Belipan Building Construction
  • Lanmor Consultants
  • Waterman Transportation Developments

In addition to building expertise in your own discipline, our courses will also help you to develop key transferable skills that you'll need for professional life or further study once you graduate. 

As well as a range of careers and employability activities at Kingston, we also offer you the chance to apply and develop your skills in live contexts as an integral part of your course. Opportunities include:

  • placements;
  • working or studying abroad;
  • volunteering;
  • peer mentoring roles; and
  • internship opportunities within and outside the University.

In your final year, you'll get the opportunity to complete a major 'capstone' project where you can apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired to a range of real issues in different contexts. This is a great way to learn and is a valuable bridge to employment or further research at masters level.

Careers and recruitment advice

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

Students practising interview skills at a 'speed interviewing' eventThe team runs employer events throughout the year, including job fairs, key speakers from industry and interviews on campus. These events give you the opportunity to hear from, and network with, employers in an informal setting. For example, here students are practising their interview skills with employers at a 'speed interviewing' event on campus.

Courses available after you graduate

If you decide that you would like to go on to postgraduate study after your undergraduate course, we offer a 10 per cent discount on our postgraduate course tuition fees to our alumni. Here are some courses that might interest you:

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