MSc(Eng) Civil Engineering
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Civil Engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a sustainable future.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
This course offers a broad-based knowledge in civil engineering covering geotechnical, structural and water engineering, placing an equal emphasis on analysis and design. Effective civil engineers need a sound understanding of these three areas and their inherent interconnections.
The core modules give you a grounding in engineering analysis and design. In the second semester, you can follow your interests and choose from a list of specialist modules.
These vary but can include:
Teaching and assessment
Lectures, design tutorials, computational tutorials, lab work and industrial seminars.
All courses use lectures by academic staff and industrial partners, laboratory work, site visits, design projects and dissertation.
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation with oral examination.
Your research dissertation gives you the opportunity to work with an academic on a piece of research in a subdiscipline. We’ll give you training in research skills.
Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant 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 grade 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 is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.