Department of Civil and Structural Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering
Looking after our water resources has never been more important or more challenging. The world needs engineering graduates who can tackle the problems of flooding, pollution and infrastructure design.
Our large multidisciplinary water research group drives our research-led teaching and module content. You’ll cover essential engineering principles like fluid mechanics, chemistry, hydrology, applied hydrogeology, hydraulic engineering, coastal engineering and computational methods, and have the opportunity to attend lectures with leading industry experts and use commercial software and modelling tools.
We collaborate with industry and other prestigious universities all over the world on challenging problems in water supply and environmental protection. The course will prepare you for work in areas such as the water industry, sustainable urban development, flood and environmental management.
This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. See the Joint Board of Moderators website for more details.
- Research and Professional Skills
- Engineering Hydrology and Hydrogeology
- Water Quality Processes & Treatment
- Engineering Hydraulics
- Computational Methods in Water Engineering
- Coastal Engineering
- Design of Water Distribution and Sewer Networks
- Sustainable Drainage and Green Infrastructure
- Advanced Engineering Research Study
- Lectures by academic staff
- Design tutorials
- Design projects
- Computational tutorials
- Lab work
- Industrial seminars
- Advanced engineering research study (dissertation)
Some modules engage our industrial partners, laboratory work and site visits.
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 honours degree (BEng, MEng, BSc) in civil or structural engineering or other appropriate engineering or science subject.
We’ll consider your application if you have appropriate professional qualifications and work experience, but you'll need a strong background in the areas covered on the course.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 5711
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.