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MSc Civil Engineering

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    MSc 1 year full-time (September start), 16 months full-time (January start), 2 years part-time (September start), 28 months part-time (January start)

Course Description

Work toward Chartered Engineer status with an accredited Master’s that helps you become a critically reflective practioner in civil engineering.

On this MSc Civil Engineering, you’ll develop postgraduate-level skills and knowledge covering the different phases of public works projects, from planning and design to construction and management. You’ll master the theory and use of Finite Element Method (FEM) tools, apply numerical analysis techniques, and explore the ways in which engineering can engage with environmental issues.

Our syllabus is regularly updated in consultation with industry specialists, so you can be sure of building your strategic management skills in line with what the sector needs. You’ll also be able to shape this degree to meet your own needs, as you plan and deliver an integrated design project exploring your engineering interests.

Entry Requirements

January 2024 Start

Qualifications or experience

  • A good honours degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 (or equivalent) with no component score below 5.5.

September 2024 Start

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience and/or qualification.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 (or equivalent) with no component score below 5.5.

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Fees

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Programme Funding

If you meet our criteria, you could get a £3000 tuition fees discount – visit website for details

Student Destinations

You’ll graduate with a strong understanding of the theory and practice of civil engineering. You’ll be confident that your learning is up to date with industry practice, thanks to the regular input of our Industrial Advisory Committee, which invites alumni and other senior engineering executives to influence the content of our course.

Your demonstrable skills and technical ability in management, structural design and planning will equip you for roles in civil engineering, but also for careers in consultancy, project management, and the wider construction industry.

Graduates of this course have gone onto roles such as:

  • Civil engineer
  • Graduate structural engineer
  • Assistant site manager
  • Engineer

Module Details

You’ll study 5 core modules, plus your dissertation and an option that interests you.

  • Advanced Engineering Science – 20 credits
  • Advanced Structural Analysis and Design – 20 credits
  • Civil Engineering Group Design Project – 20 credits
  • Environmental Management – 20 credits
  • Tools, Techniques and Processes of Project Management – 20 credits
  • Dissertation – 60 credits

Optional

  • BIM Theory and Practice – 20 credits
  • Climate Change and Decarbonisation – 20 credits
  • General Management – 20 credits
  • Water Resources Engineering – 20 credits

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