M.Sc. Civil Engineering MSc/Diploma

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP18900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English ( Find a course )
University of Birmingham | Birmingham , United Kingdom
This Masters / MSc / PG diploma postgraduate degree course in Civil Engineering is offered for civil engineering and related graduates wishing to enter the profession and who choose to study a general Masters-level course rather than specialising in a particular subject area.

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The MSc/PG Diploma in Civil Engineering allows students to tailor their studies to meet the needs of their chosen career path by offering a wide range of modules which can be selected, together with a wide choice of individual research projects.

This MSc/PG Diploma in Civil Engineering is offered for civil engineering and related graduates wishing to enter the profession and who choose to study a general Masters-level course rather than specialising in a particular subject area. This course allows students to tailor their studies to meet the needs of their chosen career path by offering a wide range of modules which can be selected, together with a wide choice of individual research projects.

The course is made up of a total of 180 credits, 120 of which are from taught modules and a research project forms the basis of the remaining 60 credits.

Being flexible in its nature, this MSc/PG Diploma in Civil Engineering permits every student to tailor the programme of studies to suit their own chosen career, benefiting from the range of specialist modules available to all MSc students. Flexibility also means that graduates of non-civil engineering disciplines may be eligible for study: Please enquire if this applies in your particular case and the School will make an assessment based on previous study and experience.

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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 18900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 7650 Year (EEA)

PGDip: UK/EU £4,800 , International £12,600

Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Modules
Core ModulesCredits
  • Finance and Core Skills
  • Individual Research Project
Choose one 20 credit module from each of the three themes
(Water, Geotechnics and Structures) = 60 credits
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment (Water)
  • Flooding & Water Resources Management (Water)
  • Underground Construction (Geotechnics)
  • Geomechanics (Geotechnics)
  • Structural Engineering 3 (Structures)
  • Seismic Engineering (Structures)
Choose 40 credits from the following
  • Road Asset Management
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Engineering Production and Risk Management
  • Sustainable Transport Policy
  • Road Design

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
200(Grade A)

Requirements

Applicants for admission to the MSc/PG Diploma should normally hold, or be expecting to achieve, a good first degree (Bachelor or Master level) or other approved qualification at an equivalent level. This would usually be Civil Engineering or a related discipline. Applications from holders of pertinent non-engineering degrees will be welcome.
Relevant post-graduate experience in industry will also be taken into account in considering applications and holders of CEng or IEng qualifications, or equivalent, but without a degree, are also invited to apply.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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