Masters | Postgraduate Course - Civil Engineering MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
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Course Fees
Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £10,500 full-time; either £5,250 per year or £2,625 per year when studied part-time (2 or 4 years) International: £23,700 full-time
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Civil Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time; 2 or 4 years part-time

  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. 
  • Option to include additional management modules into the programme, through the MSc Civil Engineering with Management pathway
  • Study with a wide range of students across all Engineering postgraduate programmes

Civil engineering is essential for the sustainable provision of the infrastructure used in our daily lives, from buildings, to roads, bridges and waterways, and more innovative solutions are constantly being sought as the demands of modern civilisation increase.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • ECMM103 Computer Aided Engineering Design 15
  • ECMM107 Mechanics of Materials 15
  • ECMM108 Advanced Structural Engineering 15
  • ECMM109 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 15
  • ECMM150 Structural Design 15
  • ECMM163 Sustainable Engineering 15
  • ECMM164 MSc Dissertation 60
  • ECMM171 Programming for Engineering 15
  • ECMM140 Vibration Engineering 15

Entry Requirements

A good degree (normally a 2:2) in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

The professional destinations of our graduates reflect the quality of this programme. Our graduates have gone on to enjoy prosperous and successful careers in several areas after graduation, such as engineers and teachers, and work at companies such as Devon County Council, Balfour Beatty, Pell Frischman and AECOM. This information has been taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey (2011-2016).