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Top 10 Schools for Civil Engineering in the World 2015

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Are you interested in construction and design works? Civil and structural engineering will be the right choice for your higher education.

Civil engineering is the second oldest engineering discipline in the world. Civil engineering deals with the construction, design of built entities like roads, buildings, canals, dams, etc. The sub-disciplines of civil engineering include architectural engineering, environmental engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, and many more.

With modernisation, civil engineering as a career option has taken a great leap ahead. In countries like India, building of infrastructure is essential to sustain this development. Hence, civil engineers can find work as a supervisor of a construction site or can occupy a managerial position. Civil engineers can design, research as well as teach in private concerns. They can also work as independent consultants. Both public and private sectors employ civil engineers. The government departments like public health, irrigation or public works always offer employment to Civil Engineering graduates.

Here are some schools around the world that offer world-class and excellent education in the civil engineering department.

The following list is given by QS World University Rankings, which listed best universities in the world:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

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The University of Tokyo

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University of Cambridge

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University of Texas at Austin

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National University of Singapore (NUS)

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Kyoto University

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Imperial College London

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The University of Hong Kong

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 Rank Name of the Institution Place
 #1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
 USA
 #2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 USA
 #3 University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
 USA
 #4 The University of Tokyo
 Japan
 #5 University of Cambridge
 UK
 #6 University of Texas at Austin
 USA
 #7 National University of Singapore (NUS)
 Singapore
 #8 Kyoto University
 Japan
 #9 Imperial College London
 UK
 #10 The University of Hong Kong
 Hong Kong

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