Civil Engineering MSc/Diploma, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    18900
    Tuition (Year)
    7650
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #101 ,
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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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

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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Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following CAE score:

  • Minimum required score (Grade A): 200

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

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Academic 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 18900 International
  • GBP 7650 EU/EEA

Funding

1-For further funding information, follow http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

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